OF JUNCTION 7 M90 TO A FULLY UPGRADED 4-WAY JUNCTION. Thanks
to all the residents of Springfield Road, Wilson Court,
the Muirs and Sunnypark who signed my petition regarding
the upgrade of Junction 7. This has now been presented to
the local MSP Roseanna Cunningham who advised me she will
speak with Humza Yousaf, Transport Minister in the Scottish
Parliament. Hopefully he will now take action. Frank Koronka
Police Report. News of local crimes and local
Speed Checks. Tips from the local police on how to keep
your property safe on the darker nights.
Does your club or group need funding? Visit the Funding
Page which has monthy updates.
Scotland - Comic Relief Core Strength
This new Comic Relief Programme is offering support of between
£1000 - £10,000 to cover core costs for small
community organisations. Deadline 4th October. See
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
Deadlines for applications are 30 September and 31 March.
more information and forms, click here
Kinross Community Council
Minutes of Meetings and Agenda of next meeting.
Live music regularly at Backstage, in The Green Hotel.
pages for forthcoming dates.
the Date - 3rd March 2018!!
the BETTER PLACE TO LIVE FAIR 2018. Further details will be
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.
Advice Bureau - Benefits Advice in Libraries
(BAIL) and Debt and Money Service.
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
you visited the Situations
Vacant page lately? There are some interesting
positions available, including Father (Mother) Christmas
& Kinross Council
We are holding a Community Street Audit
of Kinross and
Milnathort on Thursday 12 October. See
diary pages for details of how you can be involved.
Are you an ex-pupil? Do you know any staff members
who have retired or moved away? We are holding an 'Open
Doors' event for any ex staff and pupils to visit on 26th
October, before we move to the new build.
poster for details.
Public Consultation -
Perth & Kinross Council's Draft Gaelic Language
Plan 2018 – 2022 is now out for public consultation.
The Plan sets out the Council's aims and ambitions for Gaelic
over the next five years and how these will be achieved.The
outcome of this consultation will inform how we support
the development of Gaelic language in Perth and Kinross.
the Draft Plan and have your say.
TAYSIDE PUBLIC MEETING - 7pm on Tuesday 3rd October,
in the ballroom of The Royal George Hotel in Perth. With
Liz Smith MSP, Murdo Fraser MSP and Alexander Stewart MSP.
See poster for details
Sessions for Young Children at Loch Leven
Pre-school Story Time
Parents, grandparents or guardians and toddlers will be
made most welcome at these free, open sessions.
Stay and Play
Wednesdays 2.30pm-3.30pm. Thursdays 11.15am-12.15pm.
Pop into the library where you can meet other parents,
have a coffee, chat, read a magazine or just relax while
your child plays. Toys provided. Family friendly. These
sessions are suitable for pre-school children and their
parents or guardians.
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.
"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
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
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?
befriending service matches volunteers with clients to help
reduce loneliness, increase self esteem and community engagement.
poster for further details.
The Kinross Food Bank. Open every Tuesday and Thursday. 10
- 2. St Paul's Church. See
poster for details.
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
PKCU will be open from 11am to 1pm every
Tuesday in St Paul’s Church Hall. Visit
the website. Read
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