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Luke Graham MP - surgeries during July.
Don’t lose your voice - residents in Angus and Perth & Kinross urged to look out for their voter registration details in the post
Don't lose your voice on matters that affect you by completing and returning their household enquiry form to their local Electoral Registration Office. See press release.

Monthly Police Report. Local Crimes
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July Report
Funding is available in the current financial year for supporting new rural events
A non-recurring amount of £100,000 has been set aside in the budget process for 2018-19. Applications are open for groups in rural communities to seek start-up funding for brand new events. The funding would be open for events planned to be held on a recurring basis and appeal to visitors from outside the immediate local area. See the website for full details.

COMMUNITY CHOICES FUND. There is £750,000 funding available, with an application deadline of 13th July. Community organisations and community councils can bid for funding between £20,000 and £100,000 to run a PB event for their community. It is possible for groups to come together to apply jointly for funding to run PB. Action Partnerships may be able to support groups in applying for this funding, e.g. by helping to co-ordinate or pledging their support for any PB events. See press release for details.

Funding. Does your club or group need funding? Visit the Funding Page which has monthy updates.
Self Management Fund -
'Working Together to Strengthen Integration' welcomes third sector led, self management projects which work to strengthen the health and social care integration agenda. See poster for information and application form

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.

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.
The service is available by appointment only. To make an appointment please call 01738 450581 or email

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.

  Greenspace LogoImprovements are to be made to Green Park.
You can see the proposed plans here. If you have any comments they should be made to PKC by Monday 30 July 2018 to: Subject to public comments and after tender costs, it is hoped work will progress in September. Depending on weather, it is hoped to complete the work by end of Oct / Nov

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

Summer Reading Challenge- Mischief Makers.
Runs up until 18th August at 1pm so you still have time read the 6 books you need to complete the Challenge! (children 4-11 years)

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.
February meeting for Café Book group is Saturday 10th February.

Book group for children: Chatterbooks. For children age 7-11 years. On the first Friday of the month. Spaces are limited so please contact the libriary for more details.
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 - contact library for times and dates of visits.




South Perth and Kinross Locality Newsletter - with reports from Broke Not Broken and the Better Place to Live Fair plus information about services and support for carers.
Read here.

Trauma Counselling Line

A free and confidential service for people who have experienced abuse in childhood. See leaflet for phone number and details.

PKAVS has launched a new telephone service for carers of people aged 65 or over. Please see the poster for details.
Carers of people aged 65 or over are welcome to call 01738 452214 to hear a friendly voice and receive emotional support.

THERAPIES FOR UNPAID CARERS. We offer therapies for unpaid carers in Perth & Kinross. Any carers who are registered with our service will be able to book in for a social therapy. See poster for details.
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)

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED by 1st Kinross Beavers. How much time you give is up to you, and you don’t need any previous experience. We currently have several volunteering roles available with the Beaver section. See here for more details
Looking for somewhere to go on a Tuesday evening from 7.30pm until 9pm? Look no further. Kinross Guides have places available for girls between the ages of 10 and 14.
Come along to Millbridge Hall on a Tuesday evening and give us a try.
For further information or notes of interest, email M Scott or telephone 01577 862945.

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