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Scottish Local Government elections on 4 May 2017
With Scottish Council elections taking place in just a few weeks, voters are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote and are able to take part on polling day, Thursday 4 May.
See Press Release for details.

Monthly Police Report. Information about new designated Community Policing Team and contact details.

Funding. Does your club or group need funding? See the MarchFunding Alert
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.

Big Stories, Wee Places. Local and Family History from AK Bell Library along with Keathbank Media have been filming around Kinross capturing the history, myths and stories of the Loch Leven area. Featuring Prof David Munro, RSPB, Loch Leven Castle and Kinross House Gardens this short film explores the sights and attractions both past and present
View20 minute film Kinross-shire and Loch Leven.

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.

ROAD CLOSURE Old Fossoway Bridge on the A91 between Carnbo and Muckhart is closed for 10 days from from March 22nd. There have been several incidents of people continuing to use this crossing resulting in a Police presence. Please use the diversions in place via Muckhart (west) and Crook of Devon / Muckhart Junction (east).
Public Notice
ESSENTIAL Maintenance on the Heritage Trail
There will be essential trail maintenance from Monday 20th March 2017 for approximately 2 weeks on the Heritage Trail.
There will be 2 sections of path that will be closed, they are Burleigh Sands to Mary’s Gate and Loch Leven’s Larder to Grahamstone. The contractor will be working on other sites throughout the 2 weeks, to ensure everyone’s safety please adhere to any instructions from the contractors and follow the diversions.
Any questions please contact George Lawrie. Sorry for any inconvenience. See Press Release for further details.

Glenfarg Folk Club meet every Monday evening at The Green Hotel. See programme for details of events.
For the second successive year, Kinross is to host the Glenfarg Village Folk Club's Feast, the event taking place over the weekend of 7th to 9th April and being centred around The Green Hotel. See Press Release for further details.

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

Live Jazz at The Boathouse on the 1st Saturday of every month.

Kinross-shire Sports Hub
Are you interested in seeing Athletics and/or a Junior Park Run in Kinross-shire? If so, see the Sports Hub press release.

Citizens Advice Bureau - Benefits Advice in Libraries (BAIL) and Debt and Money Service.
See details
Benefits Advice in Libraries (BAIL) Benefits specialist Sarah MacLean is available at Loch Leven Community Campus to provide advice on all benefit related issues. Alongside general benefits advice, Sarah can help with: completing forms (including online), conducting checks to see if clients are receiving everything they are entitled to, and providing advice and support where an application is refused or awarded at a lower level than expected. Sarah is available by appointment only. Appointments are usually offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays. To make an appointment, call 01738 450599 or email Andrew Scobie (benefits and debt administration) using the following:




Cardiac Arrest in the Young (CRY) are offering free heart screening for 14-35 year olds at Loch Leven Campus on 22nd and 23rd April. Appointments must be made beforehand. See diary pages for details.
Do you enjoy reading? Are you interested in joining a book group? There are 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 Please contact the Library for the next book group date.
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.
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)

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

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Are you New to the area?
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Someone to have a coffee with?
Help to feel less socially isolated?
Our befriending service matches volunteers with clients to help reduce loneliness, increase self esteem and community engagement.
See our poster for further details.

CHASChildren’s Hospice
Association Scotland –Shop Volunteers.
We urgently require volunteers for our two shops in Kinross. See Volunteering Page for details

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