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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,
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click here for .docx

Kinross Community Council
Minutes of Meetings and Agenda of next meeting.

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

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.


Kinross-shire Winter Festival


Light Up The Night

28 & 29 November, 5-10pm
KLEO aims to light up Kinross-shire from our own homes and businesses! Homes, businesses and organisations across the town are invited to ‘light up the night’ with a light display in a front window, visible to neighbours and passers-by. Let’s create a festive atmosphere in the town in the lead up to Christmas which can provide a great opportunity to walk around the town after dusk and enjoy a lights display trail from a distance. Find out more and share ideas by joining the ‘Light Up the Night Kinross’ Facebook group

Homebrew Concert - Saturday 5 December at 3pm.
An afternoon of music provided by local talent of all ages. You can watch this concert from the comfort of your own home. Go to on that day and you will find the link to the concert.

For more information about the festival go to:




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

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

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.