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Perth is Champion of Champions!

Perth is the Britain in Bloom Champion of Champions 2019! To see our winning Portfolio and videos go to the Our Awards page. 

We are so proud that the dedication and hard work of all our volunteers and partners has been recognised by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) judges, who visited our Fair City at the end of July to see our displays and ...

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Beautiful Perth Awards 2019

The winners of the 2019 Beautiful Perth Awards, and the Gannochy Trust's Garden Awards, were announced at a ceremony in Perth on Thursday 3 October. The official photos of the Awards ceremony are now available on our Flickr site. A list of category winners can be found ...

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Zero Waste Perth blog - single use plastics

The “Blue Planet Effect” has arguably been the watershed moment in people questioning our relationship and usage of plastic in our day to day lives, and with good reason. The shocking images lay testament to an issue that has long been relegated to the forum of climate cafés and environmental gatherings. But in amongst this, the message has been ...

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Britain in Bloom judging - a short video

On 30 July 2019 RHS Britain in Bloom judges arrived in Perth as part of their judging tour. They were spending the week visiting shortlisted communities across the UK for this year's Britain Bloom Champion of Champions Award. They were welcomed to the Fair City by our Chairman John Summers OBE, Provost Melloy of Perth & Kinross Council and our volunteers, who led them on a tour of the ...

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Zero Waste blog - recycling advice

Recycling. This is often the first thing people associate with Zero Waste and with good reason. All 32 local authority areas in Scotland operate some form of domestic recycling collection. Most households have access to council recycling centres, local glass collection points and public collection points, so recycling has never been easier. But ...

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RHS of Perthshire annual show

The Royal Horticultural Society of Perthshire (affectionately known as the 'Horti') is holding its Annual Summer Show in Scone on Saturday 17 August 2019. It is being held in The Burnside Halls, Burnside, Scone, PH2 6LP, 12 noon – 4.30 pm, with the prizegiving at 4pm. Refreshments will be available from 10am to 4pm.

For many people the Horti's spring and summer shows are occasions ...

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