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Monthly Police Report. Find out what the local police have been up to during the past month and advance notice of the local Ryder Cup!!!
Contact details for local police and Crime Watch.

Funding. Does your club or group need funding? Visit the Funding Page which has monthy updates.
Local residents to receive important voter registration information
Households in Perth & Kinross will soon be receiving a form asking residents to check whether the information that appears on the electoral register for those living at their address is correct as part of the annual voter registration canvass. ...... (see more)


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.
www.milnathortcommunitycouncil.org

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.


 
Kinross Farmers Market - Saturday 26th August. 9.00 - 1.00.
This month there will also be a variety of craft stalls!
Visit website for further information

The Mary Queen of Scots Festival 2017 -
2nd/3rd September will celebrate the rich cultural and history and heritage of the Kinross area, most notably it’s famed connection to Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots. The event will commemorate Mary’s life as Kinross poignantly marks the 450 year relationship with the Castle on Loch Leven Island where she was held captive and where spent some of her most troubled years, and the end of her reign in 1567.
For details of events visit the website
Activities include Talks, Discussions, Jousting, Music, Food and much more.

Milnathort Golf Club. LADIES OPEN – amazing HOLE-IN-ONE prizes!!!
Look out for our up and coming Ladies Open on Saturday 26th August. Superb prizes available for a hole-in-one at any of the four par 3s, ranging from £10,000, 4 day golfing holiday in Portugal, a two day golfing holiday in Britain and a set of Taylor made golf clubs. Enter online


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.

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




Live Jazz at The Boathouse on the 1st Saturday of every month.
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: Andrew.Scobie@Perthcab.casonline.org.uk

 

 




 




 
Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Supplementary Guidance
Information Drop-In
22 August 2pm – 8pm
Loch Leven Community Campus. 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