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Don’t lose your voice - residents in Angus and Perth & Kinross urged to look out for their voter registration details in the post
Don't lose your voice on matters that affect you by completing and returning their household enquiry form to their local Electoral Registration Office. See press release.

Monthly Police Report. Local Crimes
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July Report
Funding 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.

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

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.

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

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.

Kinross Primary - New School Fair - 18th August. 12.00 till 2.30
BBQ & Refreshments, Football Target, Face Painting, Tombola, Soak the Teacher, Inflatables,Pocket money stall, Home Baking, Toy Stall, Splat the rat, Squirt the Duck.
And LOTS more!
Everyone welcome,
Free entry,
No Pets Please

Sponsored Walk or Cycle round Loch Leven. 23rd September. Starting 12.45 from The Boathouse.
A great day out to raise funds for Fossoway Church. Bring the family, bring your dogs. See poster for further details.

Backstage at The Green Live music regularly at Backstage, in The Green Hotel. See diary pages for forthcoming dates.

Summer Reading Challenge- Mischief Makers.
Runs up until 18th August at 1pm so you still have time read the 6 books you need to complete the Challenge! (children 4-11 years)

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.

The Kinross Bridge Club will resume on Wednesday 12th September. We meet in the lower hall of the Kinross Church Centre at 6.30pm for a prompt 6.45pm start. We look forward to welcoming back our regular members but also anyone who wishes to come to see if they would like to join us.
For further details, please phone Catriona Marshall, secretary, 864482.




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

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.
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