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Zero Waste Blog #1

In the first of a series of blogs, our Zero Waste Perth co-ordinator Sam Martens tackles the subject of clothing waste - and how everyone can help reduce it.

We’ve all been there - needing that pair of shoes or that new outfit for a special occasion. And the cost of this retail therapy? A bulging wardrobe of neglected garments and a ...

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Enter the Beautiful Perth Awards 2019!

Entries for the 2019 Beautiful Perth Awards are now welcome. This year, Perth is in the top five UK finalists competing for the Royal Horticultural Society's Britain in Bloom ‘Champion of Champions’ award. Entrants to our local awards scheme will help make the Fair City look its best for the Britain in Bloom judges when they visit at the end of ...

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Mad March again!

March has seen our volunteers gearing up for a lot of hard work in the coming year, but we have also been enjoying the fruits of our labour, as crocuses and daffodils planted in previous years have been blooming across the Fair City. We have been ordering plants, planning our work schedules and getting activity sessions into our diaries, and the diaries of our partner groups. We even managed ...

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Spring in the air

It's February in Scotland and winter may not be over, but spring is definitely in the air in Perth. Our volunteers have been out and about over the past few weeks, come rain or shine, working in Riverside Park, researching Perth's rich horticultural history and carrying out litter picks.

We're working on new interpretive boards and a leaflet that will tell the fascinating story of the ...

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Champion of Champions goal for 2019

The Royal Horticultural Society has nominated Beautiful Perth for one of the most sought-after awards in the horticultural world this year. The Fair City is one of only five communities across the UK to have been nominated by the RHS to compete for the title of Britain in Bloom Champion of Champions 2019.

We run the ‘Perth in Bloom’ campaign, and we brought home several of the top ...

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Major Successes at Britain in Bloom 2018

We brought home a clutch of major awards from the 2018 Britain in Bloom Awards ceremony, which was held in Belfast on Friday night (19 Oct). Perth won 

  • A Gold Medal
  • The trophy for the Best Large Town* in the UK (beating off stiff competition from 8 other locations**)
  • The Parks and Green Spaces Award for Riverside Park
  • An individual ‘Community ...

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