Coronavirus – One Stop Shop for Information; local, regional and national.
KAT have been given funding from Supporting Communities Fund and Tesco’s Bags of Help to produce a page on this website to inform and signpost people of where to go for support, help, service updates and anything else. If you have information that is not on this page please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org so it can be put on here for everyone to access.
Killin Cares. Were set up in March as a local response to Coronavirus to provide services to people who were self isolating and shielding. The group cover the Killin Community Council area including; Ardeonaig, Glen Lochay, Ardchyle and Glen Dochart. The services Killin Cares can provide are:
- Buying and delivering shopping
- Delivering Prescriptions
- While the KDVCS volunteers are self isolating and shielding KAT have received funding to help people attend hospital appointments in Stirling, Larbert and Falkirk. Killin Cares can arrange a local taxis so you can attend. The Patient must pay the taxi driver the amount they would normally pay KDVCS and the grant will paid the difference. Saltire Taxi have kindly reduced their normal fare to help people who need to attend hospital. Once KDVCS are fully up and running this service will be withdrawn.
To help Killin Cares with their vital services KAT have received grants to cover the cost of PPE equipment and travel expenses for volunteers and patient transport from the Supporting Community Funds and Stirling Council. To contact Killin Cares by email at email@example.com
MacGregor’s Market and Post Office. MacGregor’s Community Hub received funding from the Scottish Land Fund through KAT for:
- To provide local home deliveries
- The increase of the number of newspapers and magazines deliveries
- To buy in sanitisers for staff and customers to use in the shop and antibacterial wipes and PPE for staff.
MacGregor’s Market is open from 7am to 12pm and the Post Office from 9am to 12pm. You can contact MacGregor’s by phone 820362 or on their facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/MacGregorsShop/
Killin Neighbourhood Foods – https://www.neighbourfood.co.uk/markets/killin/33 is a new venture where local producers advertise their produce on the Killin Neighbourhood Website for customers to pre-order. On a Friday afternoon KNF comes to Killin for you to pick up your order. Collection is at MacGregor’s Market, Dreadnought Place, Main Street, Killin between 4pm and 6pm.
Shutter Restaurant – Are doing local deliveries of cakes and can be contacted by telephone 820314 or via facebook https://www.facebook.com/Shutters-Restaurant-225916047438668/
Kenmore Bakery – are doing pre-ordered deliveries every Friday in Killin. They do a range of treats from bread, biscuits and cakes. You can contact Kenmore Bakery by phone 01887 830556, email firstname.lastname@example.org or facebook https://www.facebook.com/Kenmore-Bakery-914989341886102/
The Handy Shop – Delivers fruit and vegetable boxes to Killin on a Tuesday. You can get more information about costs and range on their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/handyshopcomrie/ or telephone on 01764670224.
Eureka Hardware – Hardware, Pet supplies and Garden Shop. The shop is open Tuesday’s to Saturday’s. It closes at 1pm on Saturday. Dani is happy to deliver locally. You can contact her on 820277.
Andre Horsburgh Fish Van – Wednesday’s about 1.30pm between MacGregor’s and the Co-op. You can contact Andre by phone on 07778578026 or email andre681@icloud .com
Killin Chip Van – is now open Friday’s and Saturday’s from 4pm to 8pm. They now have a card machine to take payment. You can find them in the McLaren Hall Car Park. They have a facebook page if you need to contact them – https://www.facebook.com/Killin-chip-van-171017096280004/
Ben Lawers Hotel – are doing a takeaway service every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, delivered to McLaren Hall about 6pm. Tuesday is curry night, Wednesday is Bar Meals, Saturday is Pizza night and Sunday Roast Dinner at 3pm. Telephone Paul and Dee on 820436. They advertise on the Killin Noticeboard Facebook Page their menus and prices https://www.facebook.com/groups/355111971789151/
Killin Community Council – are still working hard on behalf of the community. They will be holding a public meeting via zoom on Monday 22nd June at 7pm which all members of the community are invited to contribute in advance or attend. If you have comments and suggestions, or issues that you would like raised, or wish to be included in the zoom meeting please email by Monday 22nd June on email@example.com
Local information can be found on the Killin Community Noticeboard Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/355111971789151/?ref=br_rs . A lot of the information on this page has been taken from there. We have put the information on here to save you scrolling through the newsfeed to try and find what you are looking and will endeavour to keep this page up to date. If there is any information missing or has changed since being published please contact firstname.lastname@example.org so it can be updated.
Free School Meals – If you chlid is entitled to free school meals, (households receipt of the footwear and clothing grant), Stirling Council has been delivering twice a week packed lunches to homes for all children from Nursery to S6, to cover the full week. They will continue to deliver packed lunches until the end of June. For more information on footwear and clothing grant – https://www.stirling.gov.uk/learning-education/schools/school-meals-uniforms/school-uniforms-free-meals-ema/
If your circumstances have changed due to Covid 19 and your income has reduced and you think you maybe eligible you should speak to your child/chldren’s headteacher. If eligible the headteacher will complete a Flexible School Meal online application form on your behalf.
Bin Collections – Bin collection is back to normal collections and following the calendar. The next 4 weeks will be:
- 6th Feb – Grey Bin and Blue Bin
- 13th Feb – Green Bin and Brown Bin
- 20th Feb – Grey Bin and Blue Bin
- 27th Feb – Brown Bin and Glass Box
Recycling Centres – the recycling centres at Callander and Polmaise are open. There is a traffic management system in place. More information can be found on https://www.stirling.gov.uk/news/2020/june-2020/phase-two-of-polmaise-and-callander-recycling-centre-re-opening/
Schools – All schools are closed. Schools maybe opening for some pupils on 22nd February, this will be confirmed next week. Schools and nurseries will be in touch with parents about the arrangements for the re-opening of schools and nurseries.
Bed and Breakfast Hardship Fund – this fund is to provide hardship relief to Bed & Breakfast and other Small Serviced Accommodation businesses who don’t have a business bank account and have not been able to access support through other schemes. For more information and to apply here is the link https://www.stirling.gov.uk/accommodationhardshipfund
Time and Space – is a confidential response service for people struggling emotionally in response to the coronavirus and its impact on them and their families, and who would like to talk with someone about their anxieties and concerns. Time and space especially want to reach out to people for whom the threat or experience of coronavirus has affected their mental health in ways they could not have possibly imagined or experienced. The service is for anyone 16 year and over living in Stirling or Clackmannanshire. They welcome self-referrals. You can contact them by email; email@example.com or telephone on Action in Mind 07387205441
Small Businesses and Halls Support – Small premises are now eligible for £10,000 under the small business grant scheme to help with pressures caused by the pandemic. It will apply to properties which are in receipt of any Charitable Rates Relief or Sport Relief. For more information and to apply here is the link; https://www.stirling.gov.uk/coronavirusbusinessfund Deadline for applications is the 10th July
You can be kept up to date on Stirling Council’s COVID-19 Community Response; https://www.stirling.gov.uk/community-leisure/support-to-communities/community-response-covid-19/
All of mainland Scotland and some of the Islands are in Tier 4 lockdown. To find out more of what this involves please visit the Scottish Government website on: https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/
Scottish Government Stay at Home Guidance: https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/ https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/advice-and-guidance/2021/08/coronavirus-covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/documents/stay-at-home-lockdown-guidance-easy-read-version-january-2021/stay-at-home-lockdown-guidance-easy-read-version-january-2021/govscot%3Adocument/Outbreak%2BManagement%2B-%2BStay%2Bat%2BHome-%2BEasy%2BReady%2Bguidance%2B-%2Bword%2Bversion%2B-%2B30%2BJanuary%2B2021.pdf