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Are you over 90 years of age AND still driving
– we would love to hear from you!

See Flyer for details

Household Waste Recycling Permits- ATTENTION all Van and Trailer Users.
Permits will be required to enter the Recycling Centre from January 9th 2017.
See Press Release for details.

Kinross-shire Sports Hub
We are intending to provid a diary page for Sports Clubs to advertise their training times and information about any special events taking place. If you would like your club's information to appear, please contact the Sports Hub for a submission form.

Are you interested in seeing Athletics and/or a Junior Park Run in Kinross-shire? If so, see the Sports Hub press release.

The Scottish Government, supported by the European Social Fund (ESF), is set to launch a new and innovative £18.9 million Aspiring Communities Fund to support the most disadvantaged communities across Scotland to tackle poverty and inequality. Read Press Release for further information

Funding. Does your club or group need funding? See the January Funding Alert
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.

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.

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:
Monthly Farmers' Market from April to October
As 2016, the trial year for the Kinross Farmers' Market, has been such a success KLEO (Kinross-shire Local Events Organisation) has decided to organise a monthly market in 2017. Dates can be seen on the Press Release.

KLEO need feedback regarding road closures during the Markets, please fill in the survey (Link at the bottom of the Press Release).
Kickstart your new year!
Cleanse your mind and body with WAZFIT!
Lose a few pounds! two-day programme of Yoga, Pilates, Qi Gong and Posture Correction which will include an optional juice diet.

See invitation letter for details.

First Antiques, Vintage, Retro & Collectors Fair of 2017. Loch Leven Community Campus on Saturday21st January. A large selection of stalls with a wide range of Antiques and Collectables. There will be buying, selling and valuations given. See poster for details.

Exhibition in Loch Leven Community Library by the local Reminiscence Group
The exhibition, entitled “Kill or Cure” is on display in the library until further notice.

See press release for details.

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.

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)

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.



  KnittingSkeins & Bobbins - Primary Knitting Classes Winter/Spring Term 2017
Our classes teach casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch following a pattern and cast off.
See flyer for details

This term we are also running Crochet Classes - pupils will learn the basics of crochet and follow on to a project.
See flyer for details

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.

CHASChildren’s Hospice
Association Scotland –Shop Volunteers.
We urgently require volunteers for our two shops in Kinross. See Volunteering Page for details

Meal Makers -For those who love to cook and are happy to share an extra portion with an older neighbour. See Leaflet for details.
There are cooks signed up to share meals in Glenfarg, Milnathort and Kinross, we are looking for a diners please call 0800 7837770

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

Citizens Advice Bureau - Benefits Advice in Libraries (BAIL) and Debt and Money Service.
See details
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
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