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New study weighs up impact of recession on Perth and Kinross - The Courier
Perth and Kinross Council said the study formed an important part of its examination of the economic health of city and town centres in the area, with the aim of maintaining and enhancing the vitality and viability of these retail centres. It will also ...
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:02:58 GMT
Union hits out at care homes plans for Perth and Kinross - The Courier
It comes as part of a bid by Perth and Kinross Council to save £380,000 and will affect staff at Beechgrove House in Perth, Dalweem in Aberfeldy and Parkdale in Auchterarder. John Begley, of the GMB trade union said the council's actions were “the ...
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:08:39 GMT
Care staff threatened with job losses as part of Perth and Kinross Council ... - The Courier
The trade union has been in talks with Perth and Kinross Council for the last 12 months, trying to negotiate different terms, including scrapping the 12-hour shifts and ensuring staff who cannot work the new rotas are redeployed. A spokesperson said ...
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:34:02 GMT
£2.6 million plan for Blairgowrie Community Hospital under way - The Courier
NHS Tayside vice-chairman Linda Dunion and Perth and Kinross Community Health Partnership general manager Bill Nicoll visited the hospital to mark the start of the project. Ms Dunion said: “I'm delighted to see work beginning on this fantastic new unit ...
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:20:53 GMT
Perth van driver caught with £90000 drugs haul - The Courier
The initial value placed on the bundle by the Crown was £500 but Ms Whyte told Perth Sheriff Court that the purity of the drugs was far higher than would be found on the streets. She said experts had ascertained the purity was about 29%, whereas in ...
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:14:45 GMT