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Monthly Police Report. Including information on how to keep your property safe.

May 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.

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.

Saturday 9th June. See poster for details.

Hilton of Aldie, Near the Crook of Devon in Kinross-shire will be opening their farm gates to visitors on LEAF Open Farm Sunday. A unique chance to see what happens beyond the farm gate. Sunday 10th June. see Diary Page for details.
Come and join Christian Aid on Saturday 9 June from Loch Leven’s Larder at 11am. Walk or cycle the Loch Leven Heritage Trail and choose between 4, 7 or 13 miles around the stunning Loch Leven. This is a fantastic event for all ages and abilities and incorporates wildlife, history and some incredible views. It is not to be missed!
Register online at or EMail L.Kirkland or give us a call on 0141 221 7475.

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)




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.
Have you visited the Classified Ads page lately. Lots of interesting items for sale, from a chanter to a piano, a trampoline to a bed - and all local pickups so no postage or collection costs.
Traffic control measures are now in place on the B9097 outside RSPB Loch Leven. These are expected to remain until 10th July whilst construction on the new all access underpass takes place.
The fundraising effort has been stepped up by the launch of a crowdfunding site. If you would like to help visit: the website, the site will be live for 40 days from 1st May.

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
Glenfarg & Kinross-shire Zero Waste Challenge
Between Monday 16 April and Friday 25 May 2018. See poster for details of events and how to help reduce food waste & raise money for Broke Not Broken

South Perthshire Locality News - March 2018 - including information about Kinross-shire groups and details of how you can become involved in the Local Health & Wellbeing Group
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Community Asset Register (CAR) are looking for volunteers. See Volunteering Page for 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.

Fossoway & District Horticultural Society
Appeal for Memorabilia. The society will be holding its 100th Show this year on Saturday 18 August in the Village Hall, Crook of Devon.
We hope to have a display of photographs and memorabilia on display to celebrate this and would be pleased to receive any pics or old schedules you might have tucked away in your ‘memory box’ relating to the Show over past years. Hens and rabbits were judged as well as fruit, flowers and veg back in the ‘olden’ days! Please contact Gill Kerr on 07943 681999 or email if you have
anything we can use.

Your Community Health and Social Care Partnership Monthly Newsletter, including information about things that are happening in Kinross-shire.
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.
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.