Newsletter from Luke Graham MP- read
PERTH AND KINROSS COUNCIL
OF MILNATHORT COMMUNITY COUNCIL BY-ELECTION - THURSDAY
24 MAY 2018
A By-Election is to be held for the above named Community
Council. The by-election will take place to elect 5 members.
Where the number of valid nominations exceeds the maximum
number of members for the community council area an election
will require to be held.
Closing date for applications: 26th April 2018
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.
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.
Cycling Without Age fundraising campaign has now
started. We're on a mission to end loneliness for older
people in Kinross-shire. In partnership with Cycling Without
Age Scotland, we have developed a project to bring Trishaws
See how you can help
to 19th May is Christian Aid Week. Can you help someone
in need? See
poster for details
Saturday 9th June
you looking for a local event for the kids? Do you fancy
a bit of a challenge .. further
are needed to help organise the event and to help on the
day. Interested? the phone number and email address are
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
you looking for a new challenge or project, do you enjoy
spending time outside in the garden? We are looking for
some enthusiastic individuals who can spare some time to
volunteer in our garden at Rachel House hospice: planting,
clearing leaves, cutting grass, and generally helping to
make it a beautiful, relaxing, and fun environment for the
children and families we support. For this role we welcome
applications from groups as well as individual's.
you’re interested in this role please contact Jess
McHardy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01577 865 777
Another very enjoyable season has come to an end. The number
of members playing regularly has continued to rise which
is very encouraging.
At the end of season party the Peter Stirling trophy for
the best average score over the year was presented to Jessie
Mitchell with Liz Pottie as runner up.
The winners on the night were as follows:
North South - 1st Jan Hill and Alison Houston
2nd Susie Ballantyne and Linda Bayne
East West - 1st Gloria Wilson and Colin Wilson
2nd Liz Pottie and Betty Wilson.
next season will start in mid September. New members will
be most welcome.
For 5-12 years
Read only 4 library books to receive a free Football Match
ticket! Sign up and get your challenge card from the library.
Challenge runs until the end of May. Sponsored by the
BookTrust and SPFL Trust.
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.
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