Newsletter from Luke Graham MP- read
PERTH AND KINROSS COUNCIL
OF MILNATHORT COMMUNITY COUNCIL BY-ELECTION - THURSDAY
24 MAY 2018
A By-Election is to be held for the above named Community
Council. The by-election will take place to elect 5 members.
Where the number of valid nominations exceeds the maximum
number of members for the community council area an election
will require to be held.
Closing date for applications: 26th April 2018
Does your club or group need funding? Visit the Funding
Page which has monthy updates.
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
Deadlines for applications are 30 September and 31 March.
more information and forms, click here
6th December Universal Credit (UC) was fully rolled out
in Kinross and surrounding communities.
Universal Credit is a new benefit Whilst this is indeed
a worry for many, help is available in Kinross.
Perth Citizens Advice Bureau continues to run the Benefits
Advice in Libraries (BAIL) service in Loch Leven Library.
The service is available by appointment only. To make an
appointment please call 01738 450581 or email Andrew.Scobie@Perthcab.casonline.org.uk
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.
Leven is one of 4 shortlisted in the socio- economic
category at the European Natura awards so SNH and CEH will
be represented at a ceremony in Brussels on the 17th May
but additionally there is also a public vote to determine
who gets the EU Citizens award. So please can you spare
2 minutes to vote for Loch Leven SPA/Ramsar?
You can vote and find out more on
the website. Voting is live now! (and closes
on 22nd April)
Cycling Without Age fundraising campaign has now
started. We're on a mission to end loneliness for older
people in Kinross-shire. In partnership with Cycling Without
Age Scotland, we have developed a project to bring Trishaws
See how you can help
to 19th May is Christian Aid Week. Can you help someone
in need? See
poster for details
Saturday 9th June
you looking for a local event for the kids? Do you fancy
a bit of a challenge .. further
are needed to help organise the event and to help on the
day. Interested? the phone number and email address are
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
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.
"Stride for Life" Short walks every
Meet 2pm at the Day Centre
A short led walk around the town or on the Heritage Trail