Residents appointed to community councils
A number of local residents have been announced as having been appointed to community councils in the area, with effect from November 3.
It follows elections taking place for community councils across the region, which are held every four years.
Sufficient nominations were received for vacant places in Alyth, Blairgowrie and Rattray, Kettins, Meigle and Ardler and Mount Blair, meaning that no election was required in these areas.
In Alyth, 10 nominations for community councillors were received, out of 11 vacancies.
Those community councillors are Iain Donaldson, Peter Fairgrieve, Allan Fegen, Marina Ferguson, Alex Knight, Andrew McNee, Christine Pattillo, Mike Rizza, Grant Train, and Alex Warrington.
In Blairgowrie and Rattray 11 nominations were received, leaving four vacancies on the group.
The community councillors for the largest town in Perth and Kinross have been named as David Cuthill, Robin Duncan, Susan Hart, Steve Johnson, Scott MacGregor, Pat Marshall, Lesley McDonald, Jamie Morrison, Gina Purrmann, Peter Richardson and Sam Stewart.
There were nine vacancies in Kettins and nine nominations were received.
The community councillors are Graham Bell, David Cox, Joyce Falconer, Mark Gow, Isobel Hynd, John Lyall, Russell Miller, John Smith, and Cornelia Weinmann.
In Meigle and Ardler, where there were 10 vacancies, 10 nominations were received.
These were from Kenneth Archer, Karen Barton, Edith Christie, Peter Menzies, Kenneth Mitchell, Ruth Mutch, Barrie Starck, Jacqueline Starck, Rae Taylor, and Tanja Waaser.
And in Mount Blair, six members were elected with one vacancy remaining.
The community councillors are Donald Cameron, Sandy Lindsay, Bernard Noonan, Graham Reid, Doug Rennie and Angie Souter.
Coupar Angus Community Council was disbanded in November 2020.