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Funding. Does your club or group need funding? See the April Funding 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.
www.milnathortcommunitycouncil.org

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.


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.

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.


 
Networking for Community Organisations: Wednesday 26th April - 7.30 at Loch Leven Community Campus. Advice on funding from the Big Lottery Fund and Perth & Kinross Action for Volunteer’s.
Refreshments Provided
See diary page for details

WOW - Women of the World Festival.
Come and help plan the first WOW in Perth. A festival for everyone that celebrates women and girls.
Saturday 29th April 10.30 - 12.30 at The Campus. See poster for further details.

Fairtrade logoJoin us on Saturday 29th April for a walk round the Loch Leven Heritage Trail to celebrate Perth & Kinross becoming a Fairtrade Zone! Register at Loch Leven Lodges (Findatie) between 9.30 and 11am and walk 13miles(whole route), 7.5miles or distance of your choosing. The shortest walk would be Findatie to RSPB Vane Farm and back - about 1 mile.
See poster and route map for details

Great day at the Farmers Market & Kinross-shire Decides Event on Saturday 22nd. Thanks to KLEO, everyone involved in the organisation and to the community for taking part and going along to vote. Charities who will benefit from the Participatory Budgetting money are: Kinross-shire Volunteer Group, Kinross-shire Day Centre, Broke Not Broken - Kitchen project, The Men's Shed, Recovery Cafe, SPARKS and the Kinross-shire Partnership Mobility Scooters.
There are some photographs in the Library, if you have any that you would like to share, please email to admin@kinross.cc

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.
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: Andrew.Scobie@Perthcab.casonline.org.uk

 

 




 




 
Can you spare a few hours a month and have a love for the natural world? RSPB Loch Leven Reserve needs volunteer fundraisers to join its community fundraising team. See volunteering page for details.

Bridge imageKinross Bridge Club. Another very enjoyable season has come to an end. The number of members playing regularly has continued to rise which is very encouraging. Read full report


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

Passing the BatonPassing the Baton
Are you New to the area?
Would you like someone to talk to?
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.

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