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Police Box for August.
Recent Crime and Suspicious Behaviour.
Garden & outhouse security tips.
Air Weapon Surrender Campaign.

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.
Visit the NEW Milnathort website:

Local residents to receive important voter registration information
Households in Perth & Kinross will soon be receiving a form asking residents to check whether the information that appears on the electoral register for those living at their address is correct. Read the full Press Release.

Funding - Is your club or group looking for funding ? See the July issue of the Funding Alert for up to date list of funding opportunities.
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

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


Saturday 30th August - Kinross Farmers
9.00am - 1.00pm Market.
Visit the KLEO website for details.

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

PKC wish to discuss plans for the refurbishment of Green Park with local people & groups. See Letter
KInross Show imageKinross Show 2016.
August 13th. Something for all the family. See poster for details

RSPB “Summer holiday challenges” every day from 1 July till 15 August from 10am until 4pm. Discover the local wildlife by taking part in our self-led challenges.
Woodland Warriors Join our Forest School leaders to learn outdoor skills. You can book a full week or on a daily basis. Running from 10am till 3.30pm each day from Monday 18th to Friday 22nd July.
Details from RSPB website

Family Week 1 - 5 August. Kinross Parish Church
Guardians of Ancona From 9.45 – 12 noon Monday – Friday in the church, with additional events through the week for those going in to pre-school year at nursery to those going in to S4. Register at or contact church office

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 - 2.30pm. See poster 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.

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


Children’s Hospice Association Scotland – Volunteer Drivers
Could you support the CHAS in Kinross as a Volunteer Driver? We urgently require Volunteer Drivers both in our shops and within our hospice, Rachel House. See details.

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.

WORK WANTED: Seeking Grass cutting and garden maintenance work. Tools need to be provided. If interested contact Vincent on 07949 377 475 (m) or email
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
Station Road to Bowton Road footway.
In order to permit the construction of the new Kinross Primary School.... more

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.

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!

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