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Police Box for May. Information about recent crimes and details of Tackle

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.
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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.

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)

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

Station Road to Bowton Road footway.
In order to permit the construction of the new Kinross Primary School.... more

Nominations are invited from the community for the Kinross-shire Community Volunteer Awards
Information & nomination forms

The OneFamily Foundation has launched its first round of Community Awards!
We’re making £200,000 available for OneFamily customers to nominate local projects close to their heart. This is for community groups & projects based in the UK, covering the following categories:
- Health, Disability & Social Care
- Schools & Centres of Education
- Sports & Social Groups
- Youth & Affiliated Organisations
Nominations close 29th June, with all approved projects being entered into a public vote to determine the winners. Voting runs from 4th July – 20th July, with the winner announcement on Wednesday 27th July 2016. For further information visit:
Funding - Is your club or group looking for funding ? See the June issue of the Funding Alert for up to date list of funding opportunities.
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.

 Dog fouling fines doubles. The fine for allowing a dog to foul in a public place and failing to clear it up has risen from £40 to £80. Perth & Kinross Council put the charge up on 1 April 2016 following a decision by the Scottish Parliament. Problems with dog fouling can be reported confidentially by calling PKC on 01738 476476


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

Are you planning a Fete or other outdoor event? If so are you aware that there are maquees, chairs, tables, etc., available for use by community groups?
See Equipment Hire page for details.

Big Friendly Read : Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland - open to all 4-11 year olds. Starts Saturday 25th June. See press release for details.
Volunteer Required
Light up Kinross the group responsible for the Christmas Light display require an electrician or person with experience of lights and wiring to assist with maintenance of the display lights. We are a small community group of volunteers and would be able to assist with any travel costs or outgoing expenses. It would normally take 2 or 3 days per year to test and repair any faults during the summer storage. Tayside Contracts erects and dismantles the lights. You would be welcome to join us when making decisions about the lights.
Please contact David Colliar Tel. 01577864037 Mob. 07876381860 Email or any committee member.

IT Help Sessions
Need help with a specific task such - setting up an email account, completing online applications, using Microsoft Word, managing digital photographs….? August 4th 2pm - 4pm. See diary page for information.

If you are walking, cycling or running round the loch register at The Shack before you start. When you finish you will receive your free certificate with your time and a special Button Badge! Dogs also get one!
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, starting on 17 May. Come along and speak to our friendly volunteers to find out more about what we offer visit the website. Read article

Kinross In Bloom
are looking for volunteers to help brighten Kinross up. See Plea for Help.

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