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Frank Koronka & Roseanna CunninghamCOMPLETION OF JUNCTION 7 M90 TO A FULLY UPGRADED 4-WAY JUNCTION. Thanks to all the residents of Springfield Road, Wilson Court, the Muirs and Sunnypark who signed my petition regarding the upgrade of Junction 7. This has now been presented to the local MSP Roseanna Cunningham who advised me she will speak with Humza Yousaf, Transport Minister in the Scottish Parliament. Hopefully he will now take action. Frank Koronka
Monthly Police Report. News of local crimes and local Speed Checks. Tips from the local police on how to keep your property safe on the darker nights.

Funding. Does your club or group need funding? Visit the Funding Page which has monthy updates.
Foundation Scotland - Comic Relief Core Strength
This new Comic Relief Programme is offering support of between £1000 - £10,000 to cover core costs for small community organisations. Deadline 4th October. See leaflet

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.

Big Stories, Wee Places. Local and Family History from AK Bell Library along with Keathbank Media have been filming around Kinross capturing the history, myths and stories of the Loch Leven area. Featuring Prof David Munro, RSPB, Loch Leven Castle and Kinross House Gardens this short film explores the sights and attractions both past and present
View20 minute film Kinross-shire and Loch Leven.

Do you enjoy reading? Are you interested in joining a book group? There are 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 Please contact the Library for the next book group date.
Library booksBooks on Wheels Would you, or someone you know, like books/multimedia delivered to your home?- see poster for details
Mobile Library - timetable of stops in Kinrosss-shire.

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.

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

  Save the Date - 3rd March 2018!!
for the BETTER PLACE TO LIVE FAIR 2018. Further details will be available shortly.
This is a call for clubs, groups, organisations and small businesses to start thinking about displays to showcase their activities to the community - Always a fun, busy day.

Citizens Advice Bureau - Benefits Advice in Libraries (BAIL) and Debt and Money Service.
See details
Benefits Advice in Libraries (BAIL) Benefits specialist Sarah MacLean is available at Loch Leven Community Campus to provide advice on all benefit related issues. Alongside general benefits advice, Sarah can help with: completing forms (including online), conducting checks to see if clients are receiving everything they are entitled to, and providing advice and support where an application is refused or awarded at a lower level than expected. Sarah is available by appointment only. Appointments are usually offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays. To make an appointment, call 01738 450599 or email Andrew Scobie (benefits and debt administration) using the following:




Have you visited the Situations Vacant page lately? There are some interesting positions available, including Father (Mother) Christmas and Elves!

Perth & Kinross Council
We are holding a Community Street Audit of Kinross and
Milnathort on Thursday 12 October. See diary pages for details of how you can be involved.

Are you an ex-pupil? Do you know any staff members who have retired or moved away? We are holding an 'Open Doors' event for any ex staff and pupils to visit on 26th October, before we move to the new build.
See poster for details.

Public Consultation -
Perth & Kinross Council's Draft Gaelic Language Plan 2018 – 2022 is now out for public consultation. The Plan sets out the Council's aims and ambitions for Gaelic over the next five years and how these will be achieved.The outcome of this consultation will inform how we support the development of Gaelic language in Perth and Kinross.
See the Draft Plan and have your say.

NHS TAYSIDE PUBLIC MEETING - 7pm on Tuesday 3rd October, in the ballroom of The Royal George Hotel in Perth. With Liz Smith MSP, Murdo Fraser MSP and Alexander Stewart MSP. See poster for details
Regular Sessions for Young Children at Loch Leven Library
Bookbug Rhymetimes
Saturdays 10.30am-11am.
Wednesdays 2pm-2.30pm.

Pre-school Story Time
Tuesdays 10.15am-10.45am.
Thursdays 10.45am-11.15am.
Parents, grandparents or guardians and toddlers will be made most welcome at these free, open sessions.

Stay and Play
Wednesdays 2.30pm-3.30pm. Thursdays 11.15am-12.15pm.
Pop into the library where you can meet other parents, have a coffee, chat, read a magazine or just relax while your child plays. Toys provided. Family friendly. These sessions are suitable for pre-school children and their parents or guardians.

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)

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

Passing the BatonPassing the Baton
Are you New to the area?
Would you like someone to talk to?
Someone to have a coffee with?
Help to feel less socially isolated?
Our befriending service matches volunteers with clients to help reduce loneliness, increase self esteem and community engagement.
See our poster for further details.

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

Time 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