Householders and businesses with properties affected by the recent flooding can get financial help under a new scheme. The Scottish Government has announced a one off aid package to Local Authorities to enable them to provide support and assistance to those who have been most affected by the recent severe flooding events. Within Perth & Kinross, the funding is being distributed by the Council to provide each eligible flood affected household, business, community group (such as sports clubs, etc.) or charitable organisation affected by flooding on 17 July 2015, December 2015 and January 2016 with a flat rate grant of £1,500 for the following:
Full details of eligibility and how to apply can be found on the Council’s web site at www.pkc.gov.uk/floodingsupportgrant .
Any residents or businesses who have queries on the scheme should be directed to the Council’s customer service centre on 01738 475000 or can e-mail FloodFundingGrant@pkc.gov.uk .