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The death of a 10-year-old in a house in Perth and Kinross is being treated as murder.Kane Morris died at the scene in Union Street, Coupar Angus, in the early hours of Sunday while an eight-year-old girl remains in a critical condition in hospital.A 37-year-old man has been arrested in…
Eight scouts have been sent home from an international gathering after two teenagers were charged in relation to cannabis offences. A two-week "jamborette" is currently under way at Blair Atholl Estate in Perthshire with more than 1,000 scouts and leaders from around the world taking part in activities including canyoning,…
Services for children and young people in Perth and Kinross are performing well and delivering very good outcomes for children, young people and their families, inspectors have said. It follows a joint inspection of services for children and young people in the Perth and Kinross community planning partnership. The inspection…
A nursery in Perth has been told it must make swift improvements to the care provided to children. The Care Inspectorate has served a formal improvement notice on Little Einstein’s nursery in Perth after an inspection raised concern. The Improvement Notice says the management of the nursery have until the…
Perth & Kinross Council's Early Education and Childcare Strategy Team have announced details of their 'Introduction to Becoming a Childminder' sessions for people considering childminding as a career option, and Pre-registration Training courses, both of which are free to attend. The sessions provide a relaxed opportunity not only to find…
Scotland's Minister for Children & Young People, Fiona McLeod, joined children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland, and their partners at Perth Concert Hall this week to showcase Thrive, an innovative Public Social Partnership (PSP), to support children aged five years and under, and their families, who are affected by and have experienced…
A care worker who robbed an elderly client has refused to carry out unpaid work in the community. Fiona Cummings, 45, declined to show up for work and claimed she did not like the language of the other offenders on the scheme. She told Perth Sheriff Court yesterday that she…

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