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Police Report - End October.
Information about recent local crimes.
Look out for Hare Coursing.
Laws regarding the selling and use of fireworks

Community Investment Fund opens to applications
Community groups and organisations in Perth and Kinross could share in part of a major funding opportunity that opened on Friday 14 September 2018.

The Council's Community Investment Fund (CIF) will, between 2018-19 and 2019-20, provide £1.2million to community-led projects that address local issues which meet the priorities of the five Local Action Partnerships (LAPs) that cover Perth and Kinross ----- MORE

Funding. Does your club or group need funding? Visit the Funding Page which has monthy updates.

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

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 Andrew.Scobie@Perthcab.casonline.org.uk

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.


  Calling everyone involved in the Tourism Industry in Kinross-shire.
You have heard of the Scottish NC 500.
Come along on Wed 21st at 6pm, The Green Hotel to hear about the new Heart 200 covering Perth/Kinross/ Stirling/The Trossachs.
See invitation letter.

Rotary Club - Quiz Night. Saturday 17th November. Teams of 4 are invited to take part in this fun, fundraising evening. See poster for details.
Please support the Loch Leven Heritage Trail Scooter Scheme by making a donation to our crowdfunding campaign at: crowdfunding website
No matter how small, your donation will help to ensure people with impaired mobility can enjoy this wonderful area and all it has to offer.
Are you too fit and active to need to use a mobility scooter?
Then why not use this opportunity to make a gift on behalf of someone you know who would love to have the opportunity to explore the nature reserve with you!
See press release to see how you can help.

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)

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

 

 




 




 
Crime, comedy, mystery and lots more at Kinross-shire Winter Festival 2018
Kinross-shire is looking forward to a very busy end of year with many events being organised throughout November and December. Read the Press Release for details and download the Winter Festival Brochure

Loch Leven Community Library
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.
Tel: 01577 867205 or email

Coffee 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.

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.

Library Contacts: Tel: 01577 867205
Email: lochlevenlibrary@culturepk.org.uk


All 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.
It’s just that sometimes they need a bit of help ...your help. See poster.


Trauma Counselling Line
Scotland

A free and confidential service for people who have experienced abuse in childhood. See leaflet for phone number and details.

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.