Links to other sites

Other Community Councils

National Community Councils Website

In collaboration with COSLA to enhance the role of Community Councils, the Improvement Service has developed a Community Council website. The purpose of the website is to:

• Raise awareness of Community Councils amongst the general public.
• Provide information on the role of a Community Councillor to potential candidates.
• Support new Community Councils/Councillors to access information to help in their work.
• Support Community Councils with good practice case studies.

Kinross Community Council

The Kinross Community Council website provides information on KCC, things to see and do in Kinross-shire, local businesses, public services, clubs and groups. There's also a well stocked photo library.

Portmoak Community Council

Portmoak Community Council's website provides details of all its meetings, local planning applications and information on local footpaths. You can even sign up to receive email updates.

Cleish and Blairadam Community Council

For details of dates and venues for Cleish and Blairadam Community Council. The website also includes a community newsletter.

Muckhart Community Council

In addition to information about Muckhart Community Council, the Muckhart Community website provides local news, details of events, bus times, a photo gallery and contact details for Local Councillors and MPs.

Glenfarg Community Council

With many articles of interest, the Glenfarg Community Council website has details of all community council meetings, including previous minutes. There are also updates on awards such as Glenfarg and Duncrievie in Bloom, information on the village fete as well as items of general interest such as the NPower Community Benefit Fund.

Auchterarder Community Partnership

On the Auchterarder Community Partnership website you can find minutes of the Auchterarder Community Council under the "Documents Online" section. There is also lots of information about other community groups, local businesses, events (including public meetings) and even a "for sale and wanted" adverts section.

Local Groups

Fossoway School Parent Council

Fossoway School Parent Council is the body which is set up to represent the parents of children at Fossoway School. At http://fossowayparentcouncil.org/ you can find out about the parent council, including minutes of meetings and details about the curriculum. It also provides information from HMI, who have recently written to parents at the school confirming that Fossoway Primary School is well-placed to continue to deliver high quality education.

Fossoway Primary School

The Fossoway Primary School Website has school contact details, inspection reports and links to related websites.

Fossoway Church

Written in a very friendly and welcoming style, the Fossoway Church Website is updated regularly and contains lots of useful information about church services, contact details for the Minister and Reader as well as bits and pieces of history and even a photo gallery.

The Crook of Devon Village Hall

Home to many village events throughout the year including the Toddlers' Group, Youth Club, Indoor Bowls and Scottish Country Dancing to name but a few, the Crook of Devon Village Hall website has details of all them all as well as a bit of historical info about the hall and contact details for arranging bookings.

Kinross Newsletter

If you want to know how to submit an article for the Kinross Newsletter, browse the archive and online articles, or simply find out where to buy a copy.

Kinross Otters ASC

Kinross Otters Amateur Swimming Club is a swimming club for children of all ages. They train at Live Active Loch Leven, Kinross and are affiliated to Scottish Swimming (S.A.S.A).
Check out the info page on their website for more details.

Government

Perth & Kinross Council

PKC.gov.uk is the landing page for Perth & Kinross Council's website. Other useful pages within their site include:

Planning Public Access Page, which allows you to view planning applications online. You can click on Application Weekly List to view recent applications, or if you know the reference number you are interested in, simply go to the Application Search and type in the relevant reference number.

Another useful page is the Development Planning page where you can use the links in the left hand column to view information about the Current Development Plan or the New Development Plan.

Politics

They Work for You

If you want to discover more about your local MP, TheyWorkForYou.com is a great place to start. The site can tell you who your MP is, what they have said in Parliament, how they have voted and on various issues and many other interesting things. It is even possible to receive an email whenever an MP speaks in Parliament or when a particular topic is mentioned. Highly recommended.

Election Leaflets

electionleaflets.org is another useful site, where you can upload photos of election leaflets that come through your door and view leaflets uploaded by others. It's extremely easy to find your way around and allows you to check how the different parties vary their message across different constituencies. You can of course also find out about your local candidates if you didn't get one of their leaflets.

Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh MP

Tasmina (SNP) is our local MP.

Councillor Mike Barnacle

Mike Barnacle is one of Perth & Kinross Council's local members. Visit Mike's Website to read more about him.

Green Issues

Recyke a Bike - Bicycle Recycling

Stirling-based bicycle recycling charity. They take your old bike, do it up and pass it on to someone who needs it. It's a great place to get a cheap second hand bike for commuting short distances.

Zero Waste Scotland

Waste minimisation information and advice.

Heat Pumps Scotland

Information resources for heat pumps in Scotland and more widely including how to find heat pump installers local to you. Also see government's RHI pages for info on available grants.

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Scotland's environmental regulator, protecting and improving Scotland's environment.

Other

Perth & Kinross Credit Union

Credit unions are financial co-operatives owned and controlled by their members. They offer savings and great value loans, plus they are local, ethical and know what their members want. There are currently around 54,000 credit unions in 97 countries serving more than 186 million people.

Kinross Website Design

If you are looking for a professional service to help you develop your online presence, Kinross Website Design is a company worth speaking with. They will assist you in designing a winning online strategy, build a website for you and ensure that you have listings in relevant local directories and social platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+. They can also assist you with your online marketing efforts to ensure your customers can find you online.

Contact Details:

Kinross Website Design
Address: Kinross, Kinross-shire, Scotland
Phone: 07967 003884

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