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Kinross-shire, Almond and Earn Action Partnership.
Three representatives for Kinross-shire are required to sit on the partnership.
If you would like to represent the community on the Partnership see the nomination form and covering letter for details.

Calling all Clubs/Groups
Kinross-shire Decides.
There will be another Participatory Budget event on 3rd March 2018 when the community can vote for the projects they think should receive funding of up to £2000 from the £16,500 which will be available.
Does your group/club need financial support for a project? If so see the poster and nomination form.

On 6th December Universal Credit (UC) was fully rolled out in Kinross and surrounding communities.
Universal Credit is a new benefit Whilst this is indeed a worry for many, help is available in Kinross.
Perth Citizens Advice Bureau continues to run the Benefits Advice in Libraries (BAIL) service in Loch Leven Library. As well as dealing with any general queries about UC, benefits specialist Sarah MacLean can assist with online applications and provide advice on support available should the wait for first payment cause financial hardship to a claimant.
The service is available by appointment only. To make an appointment please call 01738 450581 or email

Monthly Police Report. Information about current scams - stay save, check out the information.
December report.

Funding. Does your club or group need funding? Visit the Funding Page which has monthy updates.
Newsletter Grants
Community groups and individuals are again invited to apply for grant funding from Kinross Community Council Newsletter Ltd charitable company (KCCNL). This is the fund that has built up over the years from profits made by the Kinross Newsletter.
Deadlines for applications are 30 September and 31 March.
For more information and forms, click here

Kinross Community Council
Minutes of Meetings and Agenda of next meeting.

Milnathort Community Council
Minutes of Meetings and Agenda of next meeting.

Anniversary image 100th Birthday and Diamond Wedding Anniversaries. Do you know anyone about to celebrate their 100th/105th birthday or a couple celebrating their 60th, 65th or 70th Wedding Anniversary? If so please contact Perth & Kinross Council who would like to help them celebrate. See poster for details.

  Have you booked your space yet for the BETTER PLACE TO LIVE FAIR 2018?
This is a call for clubs, groups, organisations and small businesses to start thinking about displays to showcase their activities to the community - Always a fun, busy day.
The application form for a stand can be downloaded here

View video explaining the Local Development Plan (2). You have till 2nd February to comment on the Plan. See poster for details of how to make your voice heard.
Saturday 9th June - Are you looking for a local event for the kids? Do you fancy a bit of a challenge .. further details
Volunteers are needed to help organise the event and to help on the day. Interested? the phone number and email address are in diary page

Backstage at The Green Live music regularly at Backstage, in The Green Hotel.
See diary pages for forthcoming dates.

Kinross Recovery & Conversation Cafe.
This weekly group is for anyone with an interest in improving their wellbeing and needing support on their recovery journey from addiction or substance misuse. See poster for further information

SPARK - 2.
Are you an adult with a disability? Would you like there to be more for you to do in Kinross?
Come along on Thursdays, 1pm - 3pm. See poster for details.

Kinross "Stride for Life" Short walks every Monday
Meet 2pm at the Day Centre
A short led walk around the town or on the Heritage Trail ..... (more)




Mary Queen of Scots Enterprises (Kinross) Limited.
The company is dedicated to develop and maximise the dramatic historical connections between the town and Scotland’s most iconic Queen. read more

Skeins and Bobbins are running Knitting Classes for Primary and Secondary School pupils as well as knitting and crotchet classes for adults. See programme of classes.
Once again Kinross is to host the Glenfarg Folk Feast, the event taking place over the weekend of 6th to 8th April and being centred around The Green Hotel. Artists appearing include Boys of the Lough (Pic)read more

Place Standard – How good is Kinross-shire?
We are using the Place Standard tool to find out what it is like to live in and around Kinross. This tool is designed to help us – the people who live and work here – show what is good about the place and where it could be improved. As we gather together the different experiences and ideas of local communities, we can start thinking about any changes that could make the place better, how we can tackle inequalities and how we can work together to try to make that happen.
View more so you can see how YOU can take part.

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PKAVS - Let's Talk.
Do you or anyone you know need help to keep well or to find information about support services?
The Community Engagement Team would like to understand if services and information could be improved. Please see the poster for details and contact numbers.

The Beacon. The Kinross Food Bank. Open every Tuesday and Thursday. 10 - 2. St Paul's Church. See poster for details.

Credit Union Logo Supporting local people with ethical finance Perth and Kinross Credit Union (PKCU) is now open for business in Kinross. Looking for great value, ethical savings and loans?
PKCU will be open from 11am to 1pm every Tuesday in St Paul’s Church Hall. Visit the website. Read article

Time Bank come along to meet us at St. Paul's Episocoal Church Hall on at 12.30 - 1.30 pm on the second and forth Thursday of each month
Book Groups at the Library
We currently have three book groups for adults running at Loch Leven Community Library.
Crime book Group: Once a month on a Tuesday evening, 6.45-7.45pm
General Book Group: Once a month on a Friday morning 10.30-11.30am
Café Book Group: Once a month on a Saturday morning 11.15am.
November meeting for Café Book group is Saturday 4th November

Please contact the Library for the other book group dates.

Library booksBooks on Wheels
Would you, or someone you know, like books/multimedia delivered to your home?- see poster for details

Mobile Library - timetable of stops in Kinrosss-shire.