Graham MP - surgeries
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to look out for their voter registration details in the
Don't lose your voice on matters that affect you by completing
and returning their household enquiry form to their local
Electoral Registration Office.
See press release.
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is available in the current financial year for supporting
new rural events
A non-recurring amount of
£100,000 has been set aside in the budget process
for 2018-19. Applications are open for groups in rural communities
to seek start-up funding for brand new events. The funding
would be open for events planned to be held on a recurring
basis and appeal to visitors from outside the immediate
local area. See
the website for full details.
CHOICES FUND. There is £750,000 funding
available, with an application deadline of 13th
July. Community organisations and community councils
can bid for funding between £20,000 and £100,000
to run a PB event for their community. It is possible for
groups to come together to apply jointly for funding to
run PB. Action Partnerships may be able to support groups
in applying for this funding, e.g. by helping to co-ordinate
or pledging their support for any PB events. See
press release for details.
Does your club or group need funding? Visit the Funding
Page which has monthy updates.
Management Fund - 'Working Together to Strengthen
Integration' welcomes third sector led, self management
projects which work to strengthen the health and social
care integration agenda. See
poster for information and application form
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.
are to be made to Green Park.
You can see the proposed plans here.
If you have any comments they should be made to PKC by Monday
30 July 2018 to: CommunityGreenspace@pkc.gov.uk.
Subject to public comments and after tender costs, it
is hoped work will progress in September. Depending on weather,
it is hoped to complete the work by end of Oct / Nov
Live music regularly at Backstage, in The Green Hotel.
pages for forthcoming dates.
Summer Reading Challenge- Mischief Makers. Runs up
until 18th August at 1pm so you still have time read the 6
books you need to complete the Challenge! (children 4-11 years)
Groups at the Library
We currently have three book groups for adults running at
Loch Leven Community Library.
Crime book Group: Once a month on a Tuesday
General Book Group: Once a month on a Friday
Café Book Group: Once a month on
a Saturday morning 11.15am.
February meeting for Café Book group is Saturday
group for children: Chatterbooks. For children
age 7-11 years. On the first Friday of the month. Spaces
are limited so please contact the libriary for more details.
Please contact the Library for the other book group dates.
on Wheels Would
you, or someone you know, like books/multimedia delivered
to your home?- see
poster for details
Library - contact library for times and dates
Perth and Kinross Locality Newsletter - with reports from
Broke Not Broken and the Better Place to Live Fair plus
information about services and support for carers.
A free and confidential service for people who have experienced
abuse in childhood. See
leaflet for phone number and details.
has launched a new telephone service for carers
of people aged 65 or over. Please
see the poster for details.
Carers of people aged 65 or over are welcome to call 01738
452214 to hear a friendly voice and receive emotional support.
FOR UNPAID CARERS. We offer therapies for unpaid
carers in Perth & Kinross. Any carers who are registered
with our service will be able to book in for a social therapy.
poster for details.
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
by 1st Kinross Beavers. How much time you
give is up to you, and you don’t need any previous
experience. We currently have several volunteering roles
available with the Beaver section.
See here for more details
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
for somewhere to go on a Tuesday evening from 7.30pm until
9pm? Look no further. Kinross Guides have places available
for girls between the ages of 10 and 14.
Come along to Millbridge Hall on a Tuesday evening and give
us a try.
For further information or notes of interest, email M
Scott or telephone 01577 862945.
The Kinross Food Bank. Open every Tuesday and Thursday.
10 - 2. St Paul's Church. See
poster for details.
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
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