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Police Report - August.
Including information about local crimes, quad bike thefts. Warning about the dangers of purchasing dones online.

The Celebrate Scotland Fund is now open for applications! Big Lottery are offering grants of between £500 and £5,000 for groups to hold one off events or activities which celebrate their local community. See details
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.

Submission from KCC to P&K Local Development Plan 2015-28

Milnathort Community Council
Minutes of Meetings and Agenda of next meeting.
Visit the NEW Milnathort website:

Community Choices Fund.
Applications are now open for a new £2 million fund giving communities the opportunity to vote on how money is spent in their area. See press release

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.

  Muckhart and West Kinross-shire Demand Responsive Transport Service (DRT1) - See the updated passenger leaflet


Calling all Clubs and Kinross-shire Residents. The Community Sport Hub is a coalition of local clubs, activity providers and partners interested and involved in local sport and we would like to find out more about the community's perceptions of local sport and understand ways in which we can get people of all ages and abilities more active. Please could you help by taking this survey:

Inspired by The Olympics?
Come and give hockey a try at our club day in Kinross on 27th August. Ages 7 - 12. It's FREE! See poster for details. or more details in the Diary page

Glenfarg Folk Club meet every Monday evening at The Green Hotel. See programme for details of events.
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.

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.



Are you looking for work? If so there are several new positions on the Situations Vacant page.

Time Bank come along to meet us at St. Paul's Episocoal Church Hall on Thursday 25th August from 12.30 - 1.30 pm and thereafter on the second and forth Thursday
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)

The Beacon. The Kinross Food Bank. Open every Tuesday and Thursday. 10 - 2. St Paul's Church. See poster for details.
AeroSpace Kinross. Public Consultation - 22nd September, 7.30pm - Loch Leven Community Campus. Free event but please book. See poster for details.
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 - 2.30pm. See poster for details.

Funding - Is your club or group looking for funding? See the August issue of the Funding Alert for up to date list of funding opportunities.

Children’s Hospice Association Scotland – Volunteer Drivers
Could you support the CHAS in Kinross as a Volunteer Driver? We urgently require Volunteer Drivers both in our shops and within our hospice, Rachel House. See 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

Citizens Advice Bureau - Benefits Advice in Libraries (BAIL) and Debt and Money Service.
See details
Mobile Library - timetable of stops in Kinrosss-shire.
Library booksBooks on Wheels Would you, or someone you know, like books/multimedia delivered to your home?- see poster for details