Perth & Kinross Council

Tackling Flooding Together

The Scottish Flood Forum (SFF) is holding another of its successful community networking events on Saturday 16th February from 10.30am to 2.30pm at the National Christian Outreach Centre in Perth. The event is being held with support from Floodre who are engaging with flood risk communities across Britain as part of their transition plan.

Smallholding Scotland Conference 2019

The Smallholding Scotland Conference is a one-day conference dedicated to those working on and interested in small-scale agriculture and horticulture in Scotland. The 2019 conference takes place on Friday 15th February at Pitcairngreen near Perth.

It is an all-day event with refreshments and lunch included in the ticket price of £25 (£40 including 12 months membership of Smallholding Scotland (effective from 15th February for new members and 1st April for existing members through to 31st March 2020)).

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland Interchange Event

Building on the success of their previous Interchange events, YTAS will be working in partnership with Perth Theatre for Interchange 2019.

This year’s event offers in-depth masterclasses and workshops providing a collaborative learning experience. Participants will have the opportunity to apply their new skills with fellow delegates and members of Perth Theatre’s Young Company. The Lab, a weekend-long creative programme, offers practitioners the space to experiment, play and explore a specific art-form.

2018 Climate Challenge Fund Gathering

The 2018 Climate Challenge Fund Gathering will celebrate a decade of the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund and recognise youth contributions in this Year of Young People. The event will also provide opportunities to network with the CCF Community.

Tickets to the Gathering are free and open to CCF Grant Recipients and representatives of other organisations with an interest in taking community-led action on climate change.

Rural Solutions | Rural Housing Scotland Conference 2019

The theme for the 2019 annual Rural Housing Conference is Rural Solutions.

Rural Solutions looks at new ideas and initiatives to secure the delivery of affordable rural housing and the future of our rural communities: how we can sustain our rural communities and create homes for young and old alike.

Understanding Social Investment

This workshop is for anyone looking for a greater understanding of social investment, and time to explore the opportunities and challenges in relation their own particular scenario. Come and find out:

Rural Youth Ideas Festival
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Rural Youth Project
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Rural Perth and Kinross LEADER
The Workshop Aberfeldy
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Total funding package: £71,031; Rural Perth and Kinross LEADER funding: £31,531

Birnam Highland Games

he Birnam Highland Games are a traditional Scottish Highland Games held amidst stunning Perthshire scenery. The games have been held annually since 1864, and are now held on the last Saturday in August. The games warmly invite you to our next family friendly gathering on Saturday the 25th August 2018. Experience for yourself the fun and culture that has kept the Games so popular for over 150 years.

The Next Generation

Research indicates 90% of family wealth is lost within two generations. Successful succession doesn’t just happen, and for many families passing on a viable business to the next generation may be one of the biggest challenges they face.

Experts from Savills and Farrer & Co will outline the options and opportunities to be considered when transferring or taking over a family business, farm or estate.

The following issues will be covered:

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