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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 for .pdf
click here for .docx

Kinross Community Council
Minutes of Meetings and Agenda of next meeting.
Milnathort & Orwell Community Coucil.
See the website for details.

Perth & Kinross Locality Newsletter for Health and Social Care.
Useful contact details and articles about local groups.

Perth & Kinross Mental Health
Directory of Services
Covid 19 Update

During this time of uncertainty, it is understandable to be feeling anxious or worried and it can be helpful to talk to someone about your own worries.
See the Directory of Services or visit


in partnership with KYTHE & supported by The Rotary Club of Kinross & District
The Lighthouse is excited to announce our new outreach project at Kinross High School.
From 26th April our youth mental health outreach will be available to every young person in Kinross-shire from 12-4pm every Monday. For full details see the leaflet

Broke Not Broken
Has your income reduced or disappeared as a result of Coronavirus?

Do you need help with Food?

Who are we?
Broke Not Broken is a local charity based in Kinross-shire dedicated to tackling the effects of poverty. We run the local food bank as well as other community projects. We work with referral agents to make sure you get all the support that you need.

Broke Not Broken
email us at or call us on 07518 913107

Carers and Coronovirus (Covid 19)
Carers Hub are here to help Carers through the Coronavirus outbreak.
We can also assist you to complete an "Emergency Plan" to help support your Cared For, if something happens to you
See our leaflet for contact details.

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.




view from RSPB Vane FarmRSPB Loch Leven
From 19th April, due to the improvement of facilities, the car park and toilets will be closed. Public access to the trails is available via the Loch Leven Heritage Trail. For more information about the exciting developments, please check the RSPB Loch Leven blog or read the Project Brief.

Meal Makers Do you know someone who is over, 55, alone, and who would appreciate having a meal cooked for them occasionally?
Several people have now registered to provide meals in the Kinross-shire area.
Diners can sign up themselves or be referred by a family member, friend, social services or any statutory organisation. Even if they are receiving support from another organization they can have meal makers too.

If so for further information view the leaflet.
If you are interested inproviding meals, you can find further information here
Kinross Kindness
Kinross Kindness is a trusted group of over 85 local volunteers that have come together to help you.

We are:

* Collecting and dropping off shopping/prescriptions.
* Making friendly phone calls
* Providing urgent supplies
* General help like moving bins around

If you need some help
Phone us on:
01577 212036
fill out a form at

If you would just like to be able to have a freindly chat with someone
Call the Kinross Kindness 'Blether' Line:
01577 212037