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Monthly Newsletter from Luke Graham MP- read here
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

See further information
Nomination Form

Time Table
Funding. Does your club or group need funding? Visit the Funding Page which has monthy updates.
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.

Monthly Police Report.

Local crime reports
April report.

On 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

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.

Loch 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)

The 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 to Kinross-shire. See how you can help
13th to 19th May is Christian Aid Week. Can you help someone in need? See poster for details
Saturday 9th June
- Are you looking for a local event for the kids? Do you fancy a bit of a challenge .. further details
Volunteers are needed to help organise the event and to help on the day. Interested? the phone number and email address are in diary page.

Backstage at The Green Live music regularly at Backstage, in The Green Hotel.
See diary pages for forthcoming dates.

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

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)




4-4-2 Reading Challenge
For 5-12 years

Read only 4 library books to receive a free Football Match
ticket! Sign up and get your challenge card from the library.
Challenge runs until the end of May. Sponsored by the Scottish
BookTrust and SPFL Trust.

PKAVS 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.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Community Asset Register (CAR) are looking for volunteers. See Volunteering Page for details.
Looking 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.

Fossoway & District Horticultural Society
Appeal for Memorabilia. The society will be holding its 100th Show this year on Saturday 18 August in the Village Hall, Crook of Devon.
We hope to have a display of photographs and memorabilia on display to celebrate this and would be pleased to receive any pics or old schedules you might have tucked away in your ‘memory box’ relating to the Show over past years. Hens and rabbits were judged as well as fruit, flowers and veg back in the ‘olden’ days! Please contact Gill Kerr on 07943 681999 or email if you have
anything we can use.

Your Community Health and Social Care Partnership Monthly Newsletter, including information about things that are happening in Kinross-shire.
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

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
Book 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 evening, 6.45-7.45pm
General Book Group: Once a month on a Friday morning 10.30-11.30am
Café Book Group: Once a month on a Saturday morning 11.15am.
February meeting for Café Book group is Saturday 10th February.

Book 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.

Library booksBooks on Wheels
Would you, or someone you know, like books/multimedia delivered to your home?- see poster for details

Mobile Library - contact library for times and dates of visits.