Report - April. Information
about local incients and the lambing season.
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.
For more information and forms,
here for .pdf
here for .docx
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.
Training and Awareness Session - 17th April - Community
you need a wheelchair? British
Red Cross are offering a Pop-up service. Sainsbury's Car Park.
Wednesday 10.00 till 12.00. See
poster for details.
Curlew Trail. RSPB Loch Leven. 8th to 21st April.
Follow the Eater themed trail around the woodlands to find
some wildlife, solve the puzzle and win a tasty treat. No
booking required. Drop in 10am to 4pm. £2 per sheet.
Are you interested in taking part in a research project which
aims to find out the value of Loch Leven to the people of
Kinross and to Scotland as a whole?
out how you can be involved
Park Volleyball Every Monday (weather permitting) Come &
Join us - beginners welcome. See
will be an Emergency First Aid Course held
in Kinross at Loch Leven Campus on Saturday 25th May from
9:00am - 5:00pm
The cost is £50pp however PACES Clubs can receive limited
FREE places annually - please see the
website for more details.
Please complete the attached
application and submit it by email to address
on the form.
music regularly at Backstage, in The Green Hotel. See
diary pages for forthcoming dates.
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
The Kinross Food Bank. Open every Tuesday and Thursday.
10 - 2. St Paul's Church. See
poster for 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
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 10am to 12pm every
Tuesday in St Paul’s Church Hall. Visit
the website. Read
& Bobbins are, again, taking part in Yarn
Shop Day on Satruday 27th April. Free Raffle, Cake,
Support with your project, etc. Read
Press Release for details.
Kinross Cubs are looking for volunteers. Why not
strengthen your CV while making a real impact on the lives
of young people?
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 Cub section, and whatever
you choose, we’ll make sure you’re properly
trained and supported. See
here for further information
Portmoak and Glenfarg
District Girl Guiding
Due to an increase in guide numbers and the new
programme recently rolled out, we are looking for an enthusiastic
volunteer to open a unit in Portmoak and a unit helper for
our Milnathort unit.
There will be full support from our great team. If interested,
please give Alison a buzz on 07764 750212.
you like to encourage others to walk more and improve their
course is being held on Friday 29th March, 2019 aimed at
giving individuals the skills to lead/assist short health
walks in their local community and/or start their own walking
group. Further Details.
need 2 volunteers
SPARKs are a group which offers adults of all ages
who have support needs or disabilities to meet together
with their carers to improve their health & wellbeing.
Loch Leven Community Library
note the Library will not open till 1pm on Thursday 2nd
May due to staff training
Code Club, gives children,7-11 years, an
opportunity to learn to code, no matter who they are or
where they come from. The project introduces coding concepts
to allow children to build their knowledge incrementally.
New members welcome. Please contact the library to book
a place. Every Thursday 4-5pm
01577 867205 or email
and Crochet: Fancy coming along to a crochet club?
Chat, enjoy coffee and share hints and tips. Thursdays 10-11.30am.
Come along and join this small friendly group.
Help Sessions: Free sessions but booking essential.
Monthly on a Thursday 2.00pm onwards.
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 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
parents know that those early years before children go off
to school are vital in a child’s life and at Home-Start
we believe parents have the key role in creating a secure
childhood for their children.
group for children: Chatterbooks. For children
age 7-11 years. On the first Friday of the month 4.00
to 5.00pm. Spaces are limited so please contact the
libriary for more details.
Please contact the Library for the other book group
Writing Group. Always
wanted to try your hand at creative writing? Come along,
its free, interesting and supportive to budding writers.
Next meeting Tuesdays - 6.00-7.45 pm.
on Wheels Would you, or someone you
know, like books/multimedia delivered to your home?-
see poster for
Library - contact library for times and dates
Library Contacts: Tel: 01577 867205
It’s just that sometimes they need a bit of help ...your
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.