Including information on how to keep your property safe.
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.
Does your club or group need funding? Visit the Funding
Page which has monthy updates.
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
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
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 Andrew.Scobie@Perthcab.casonline.org.uk
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.
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.
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!
online at caid.org.uk/walks
L.Kirkland or give us a call on 0141 221
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 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
Meet 2pm at the Day Centre
A short led walk around the town or on the Heritage Trail
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.
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.
poster for details.
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
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
The fundraising effort has been stepped up by the launch
of a crowdfunding site. If you would like to help visit:
website, the site will be live for 40 days
from 1st May.
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
& 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
Perthshire Locality News - March 2018 - including
information about Kinross-shire groups and details of how
you can become involved in the Local Health & Wellbeing
Fire and Rescue Service Community Asset Register (CAR)
looking for volunteers. See
Volunteering Page for details.
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.
and Social Care Partnership Monthly
Newsletter, including information about things
that are happening in Kinross-shire.
The Kinross Food Bank. Open every Tuesday and Thursday.
10 - 2. St Paul's Church. See
poster for details.
Groups at the Library
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
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
We currently have three book groups for adults running at
Loch Leven Community Library.
Crime book Group: Once a month on a Tuesday
General Book Group: Once a month on a Friday
Café Book Group: Once a month on
a Saturday morning 11.15am.
February meeting for Café Book group is Saturday
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.
on Wheels Would
you, or someone you know, like books/multimedia delivered
to your home?- see
poster for details
Library - contact library for times and dates