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Britain in Bloom 2019

Perth’s Britain in Bloom judging day is fast approaching! The judges will be coming to the Fair City next week to assess the work done by volunteers from Beautiful Perth, by the Council and by the many other partner groups who all help make Perth such a beautiful place to live, work and visit.

The ...

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Zero Waste Blog #2

Turn back the tide on litter

One of the best things about living here in Perth is how close we are to some of the truly breathtaking sites nature has to offer. Take a summer stroll in the North and South Inches, or a walk along the banks of the River Tay and you will see a huge range of ...

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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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