Report - June. Information
about local incidents and information about cycling safely.
& Kinross Council’s Community Investment Fund
(CIF) is now open to new applications. Community
groups can apply for between £3,000 and £50,000
for projects which improve equality in their area.
£50,000 is allocated to the Kinross-shire ward.
Information on how to apply can be found on the Council’s
Does your club or group need funding? Visit the Funding
Page which has monthy updates.
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.
For more information and forms,
here for .pdf
here for .docx
needing help to identify and claim the right benefits or
needing advice to help them to negotiate the benefits system
in any way can access assistance from Perth Citizens Advice
Bureau’s ‘Benefits Advice In Libraries’
project in Kinross at Loch Leven Library. The service is
available on Tuesdays by appointment only. Telephone the
bureau on 01738 450581 to make an appointment
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.
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
The Kinross Food Bank. Open every Tuesday and Thursday.
10 - 2. St Paul's Church. See
poster for details.
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
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 10am to 12pm every
Tuesday in St Paul’s Church Hall. Visit
the website. Read
Dementia Carers Group - seeking volunteers!
We are looking for volunteers to lead conversation
and simple activities with a small group of people with
dementia for 30 minutes...... read more
Lip Reading Classes. Do you or someone else you
know have a hearing loss? Lip Reading Classes can help.
Advice is available on tinnitus, cochlea implants, access
to work and getting benefits. Learn how your hearing aids
work and about equipment to help you with your hearing loss,
e.g. smoke alarms, television aids, flashing doorbells and
more.The above equipment is free. Classes start in Kinross
in October and a few places are still available on Fridays
in Perth. Classes are funded and free to participants.To
book a place, or for more information, contact Susan Brown
Tel: 01250 872861 or 07940 333924, or by email at Perthshirelipreading@hotmail.com.
need 2 volunteers
SPARKs are a group which offers adults of all ages
who have support needs or disabilities to meet together
with their carers to improve their health & wellbeing.
Loch Leven Community Library
note the Library will not open till 1pm on Thursday 2nd
May due to staff training
Code Club, gives children,7-11 years, an
opportunity to learn to code, no matter who they are or
where they come from. The project introduces coding concepts
to allow children to build their knowledge incrementally.
New members welcome. Please contact the library to book
a place. Every Thursday 4-5pm
01577 867205 or email
and Crochet: Fancy coming along to a crochet club?
Chat, enjoy coffee and share hints and tips. Thursdays 10-11.30am.
Come along and join this small friendly group.
Help Sessions: Free sessions but booking essential.
Monthly on a Thursday 2.00pm onwards.
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
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
parents know that those early years before children go off
to school are vital in a child’s life and at Home-Start
we believe parents have the key role in creating a secure
childhood for their children.
group for children: Chatterbooks. For children
age 7-11 years. On the first Friday of the month 4.00
to 5.00pm. Spaces are limited so please contact the
libriary for more details.
Please contact the Library for the other book group
Writing Group. Always
wanted to try your hand at creative writing? Come along,
its free, interesting and supportive to budding writers.
Next meeting Tuesdays - 6.00-7.45 pm.
on Wheels Would you, or someone you
know, like books/multimedia delivered to your home?-
see poster for
Library - contact library for times and dates
Library Contacts: Tel: 01577 867205
It’s just that sometimes they need a bit of help ...your
A free and confidential service for people who have experienced
abuse in childhood. See
leaflet for phone number and details.
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.