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PA read­ers can email Com­mu­nity List­ings snip­pets to news@perthshiread­ver­ To guar­an­tee in­clu­sion in the Tues­day pa­per, we must re­ceive them by 9am the Fri­day be­fore. This ser­vice is free but is only avail­able to char­i­ta­ble, vol­un­tary and non-profit mak­ing or­gan­i­sa­tions. Aber­nethy Baby and Tod­dlers Thurs­day 9.30-11.30am, Wil­liamson Hall, £2.50 per fam­ily in­cludes snack for chil­dren and adults. Email su­san. ADHD Sup­port Group The fam­ily and in­di­vid­ual sup­port group meets on the last Tues­day of each month at Unit 5, Tayview In­dus­trial Estate, Fri­ar­ton Road, Perth. Email ad­hd­ or call 07754 245437 or of­fice, 01738 587261. Air­crew As­so­ci­a­tion Any present or former mem­bers of mil­i­tary air­crew in­ter­ested in join­ing should con­tact the hon­orary sec­re­tary, 01575 570111 or email ge­of­frey.kirk­man@btopen­ Alzheimer’s Scot­land 24-hour Helpline Freep­hone is 0808 808 3000. Amnesty Group Join Perth’s ac­tive Amnesty In­ter­na­tional group, part of the world­wide move­ment of peo­ple who cam­paign for hu­man rights. Meets on the sec­ond Thurs­day of the month in St John’s Epis­co­pal Church, Princes Street, Perth. Con­tact Betsy MacQueen, 07791735511, email bet­syk­ing_perth@ya­ Auchter­arder Play­group Mer­ryGo-Round Play­group in the In­sti­tute at the Ay­toun Hall on Tues­days and Thurs­days from 9.15–11.15am. Chil­dren aged two years four months up to school age. Con­tact 07952 267537. Auchter­arder Tots Mon­days and Wed­nes­days, from 9–11am. Con­tact Lisa, 07944 121715 or email Lisaj27uk@ya­ Bal­beg­gie Tod­dler Group The group meet every Wed­nes­day from 9.30-11am dur­ing school term time in St Martins Public Hall, Bal­beg­gie. Cost is £1.50 for par­ent/carer and £1 for child over one year. Chil­dren from birth to one year are free. Ex­pec­tant mums wel­come. Con­tact Wendy, 07709 139481. Bank­foot Tod­dlers Meets every Wed­nes­day and Thurs­day 9.30– 11.30am and Fri­day 1–3pm, at Bank­foot Com­mu­nity Church Cen­tre, Tul­liebel­ton Road for chil­dren aged birth to five years. Con­tact Morag 01738 788198 or Carolyn 01738 787774. Black­ford Tod­dlers Meets Fri­day, 10am–noon, at the Mo­ray In­sti­tute, Black­ford, £2.50 per ses­sion, which in­cludes snack for the chil­dren, cof­fee for par­ents. Call 01764 682221. Breast­feed­ing Sup­port Group Mon­days and Wed­nes­days at the Mid­wifery Unit at Perth Royal In­fir­mary from 10am to noon. Breathe Easy Meets in the Mon­creiffe Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on the third Thurs­day of every month. Con­tact Moira Kar­puschewski on 01738 583229. BofE Baby and Tod­dlers Meets Tues­days, 9.15–11.15am, at the In­sti­tute, Bridge of Earn, £2.50 per fam­ily which in­cludes a snack and craft ac­tiv­ity. Birth to three years. Email brid­ge­ofearn­tod­ BofE Play­group Pro­vides pre-school chil­dren aged 2½–five years with a range of stim­u­lat­ing play ac­tiv­i­ties. Govern­ment fund­ing places avail­able from the age of three years. Open Mon­day to Fri­day 9.15am–11.45am. Call 07759 786218. Buggy Club Friendly club for par­ents/car­ers to bring their chil­dren, from birth-five years. Tues­day, 9.30–11am, at St John’s Thresh­old Cen­tre, Princes Street, Perth. Bud­dhist Group Learn ‘Med­i­ta­tion and Mind­ful­ness’ with Perth Bud­dhist Group every Wed­nes­day at 7pm in Subud House, 7 St Leonard’s Bank, Perth. Call 07889 117803. Cancer Sup­port Tay­side Vol­un­tary or­gan­i­sa­tion of­fer­ing a one-to-one be­friend­ing ser­vice. Call 01382 596995 or email an­i­takay@tcs­ Cats Pro­tec­tion Cats re­hom­ing and ad­vice. Call 01738 700070. Childcare In­for­ma­tion Ser­vice Run by Perth and Kin­ross Coun­cil, it is there to en­sure par­ents and car­ers have ready ac­cess to com­pre­hen­sive, up-to-date and user-friendly de­tails on all types of childcare. Email Child­mind­ing Group Fair City reg­is­tered child­mind­ing group meets on a Tues­day, 9.30-11.30am (term time) at the Tulloch Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Tulloch Road, Perth (next to the in­sti­tute). This is a small group of­fer­ing sup­port to child­min­ders while the chil­dren play. Come along or phone Ann on 01738 635357 or Val on 07745437135. Chronic pain group The monthly meet­ing for peo­ple liv­ing chronic pain is on Tues­day, Septem­ber 5, from 2– 4pm at Perth River­side Church, Bute Drive, North Muir­ton, Perth, PH1 3BG. COPD Su­per­vised ex­er­cise pro­gramme held at Rod­ney Fit­ness Cen­tre on Tues­days from 1–2pm and Thurs­days from 3–4pm. The classes com­prise light to mod­er­ate fit­ness cir­cuit ex­er­cises which could be of ben­e­fit to many with breath­ing prob­lems who have at­tended PRI. Tel Rod­ney 01738 630901. Craigie Play­group For chil­dren from 18 months to school age and open from 9.30–11.45am, Wed­nes­day to Fri­day dur­ing term time. All catch­ments wel­come. www.craigieplay­ email craigieplay­group@ hot­ Craigie Twee­nies The group meets on a Tues­day at Craigie Church Hall from 9.45–11.15am. Chil­dren from birth–five years are wel­come along with their par­ents and/or car­ers. There are also sep­a­rate playleader led ses­sions avail­able for chil­dren aged 2+. Teas, cof­fees and bis­cuits are pro­vided for adults, a healthy snack for the chil­dren. For more call Morag 580234 or Mau­reen 637564. Cri­eff Moth­ers and Tod­dlers Group A weekly Moth­ers and Tod­dlers Group is held at the Sev­enth-day Ad­ven­tist Church, Gwydyr Road, Cri­eff every Mon­day morn­ing from 10am-noon. All wel­come. CRUSE Be­reave­ment Care Scot­land CRUSE seeks to help adults, young peo­ple and chil­dren ex­pe­ri­enc­ing be­reave­ment to un­der­stand their grief and cope with their loss. They pro­vide coun­selling/sup­port and in­for­ma­tion from their Perth of­fice. Open­ing hours are Mon­day and Fri­day, 9am–noon, and Thurs­day, 1–7pm, ap­point­ments can be ar­ranged out­with th­ese times. Con­tact 0845 600 2227 or log on to www. crus­escot­ Cub re­cruit­ment 12th Perthshire Cub Scout Pack meet Mon­days from 6.30–8pm at the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Argyll Road, North Muir­ton, Perth. Tel Eve­lyn Watt, Cub Scout leader, call 01738 629547. De­men­tia Café Perth and Kin­ross Health and So­cial Care Part­ner­ship runs a De­men­tia Cafe on the first Wed­nes­day of every month at the North Church Hall, High Street, Perth. Each ses­sion runs from 10am– 12.30pm. This is a chance for peo­ple with de­men­tia, their car­ers and fam­i­lies to have a chat, find out in­for­ma­tion and re­ceive sup­port. Con­tact Diane McLel­lan 01738 476831, Andy Ben­nett 01738 474566 or Shona Bur­ton 01738 414564. Dunkeld and Bir­nam Play­group For chil­dren aged two to pre-school. Join us every Tues­day and Thurs­day 9.15-11.45 dur­ing term time in the Guide Hall next to Royal Dunen­quiries keld School. Ses­sions are run by a Playleader with par­ent helpers and of­fer a wide va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties with in­door and out­door play. Cost is £6 per ses­sion with the first two ses­sions free and a healthy snack is pro­vided. Play­group is a fan­tas­tic and fun way to pre­pare your chil­dren for nurs­ery. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Louise on 07753111873 or email us at db­play­ Dun­ning Step­ping Stones Com­mu­nity pre-school with part­ner provider sta­tus. Work­ing in line with the cur­ricu­lum of ex­cel­lence, a stim­u­lat­ing, fun en­vi­ron­ment for chil­dren aged 2½–five years to learn and play is pro­vided. Mon­day–Fri­day 9–11.30am. Tel Laura Browne 01764 684006 or 07917102564. Dun­ning Tod­dlers Meet at St Paul’s Church Hall, Perth Road, on Wed­nes­days, 9.15–11.15am. Con­tact Alice Short, 07751 852432. EPICS (En­cour­ag­ing Pos­i­tive In­volve­ment for Carer Sup­port) Are you car­ing for some­one with a sub­stance mis­use prob­lem and feel­ing alone? For more in­for­ma­tion call 07784 912 050 or email e.p.i.c.s.1@ hot­ Fair City Ba­ton Twirlers At North Inch Com­mu­nity Cam­pus on Tues­days. Be­gin­ners class 6–7pm, spa­ces avail­able from four years up­wards. Classes, £3 per night, first night free. Qual­i­fied coach Sarah is as­sisted by fel­low coach Caitlin. Email perthshiretwirlers@hot­ text 07703 529009 or come along any Tues­day. Al­ways open to be­gin­ners. Fair City Aquar­ist So­ci­ety Meets every other Thurs­day at Red­cross, 113 Leonard Street, Perth. www.faircityaquar­ist­so­ci­ Fair City Dog Train­ing Obe­di­ence classes for pup­pies be­gin the first Wed­nes­day of each month. Classes start at 7pm and pup­pies must be pre-reg­is­tered. Con­tact Anne, 07749 558946 or www.fairci­ty­dog­train­ing. Fig­ure Skat­ing Con­tact Moira Robert­son, 01764 684610. Fin­nish Lan­guage Group Con­tact Mirja mir­ja2t@ya­ or con­tact 01738 563273. For­gan­denny Hall For book­ing en­quiries con­tact San­dra on 01738 812212. Forte­viot Hall Hall book­ings are now be­ing taken, tele­phone 01738 730247 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion. Gaelic Story Telling The group meets at the Inchview Pri­mary School (Gle­n­earn Cam­pus) every Wed­nes­day from 2-4pm, all year round, in­clud­ing dur­ing school hol­i­days. All lev­els of Gaelic speak­ers wel­come, be­gin­ners to more ex­pe­ri­enced. Mem­ber­ship is free. Gam­blers’ Anony­mous Every Tues­day from 7.30–9.30pm at Perth Methodist Church, Scott Street, Perth, PH2 8JN. Guild­town Play­group Group meets in Guild­town Vil­lage Hall every Thurs­day dur­ing term time from 9.3011.25 am. It is run by ex­pe­ri­enced play-lead­ers in a safe and friendly en­vi­ron­ment who of­fer a wide range of ac­tiv­i­ties both in­doors and out. The first ses­sion is free, and par­ents are wel­come to stay un­til their child is fully set­tled. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact guild­town­play­group@gmail. com. Guild­town Friend­ship Club Meets fort­nightly on a Wed­nes­day, at 2pm, with a range of speak­ers and ac­tiv­i­ties. Open to all ages. For fur­ther de­tails con­tact Sec­re­tary Ellen Simp­son on 01821 640342. Headway Sup­port Headway Perth and Kin­ross (the brain in­jury as­so­ci­a­tion) So­cial/Sup­port Group, meet every sec­ond Wed­nes­day at the Gate­way, North Methven Street from 7–9.15pm. Helpline num­ber is 0808 800 2244 All to Mar­ion Bur­nett 07826 519567. Heal­ing Rooms Perth Heal­ing Rooms are open be­tween 5 and 6pm each Tues­day at the Blend Cof­fee Lounge, 274 High Street, Perth. A Chris­tian char­ity, with more than 40 branches in Scot­land, the group prays for peo­ple, of any or no faith, for spir­i­tual, emo­tional and phys­i­cal heal­ing. It also of­fers spir­i­tual read­ings for en­cour­age­ment. Search Face­book for ‘Heal­ing Rooms Perth’, or the ‘Heal­ing Rooms Scot­land’ web­site. Email Perth@heal­in­groomss­cot­ or phone 07747 097542. There is no charge. Justsin­gin’ Bir­nam Com­mu­nity sing­ing group, led by tu­tor Chris­tine Kydd, meets Wed­nes­days 7.30– 9.30pm, Bir­nam Arts Cen­tre, Sta­tion Road, Bir­nam. For men and women of all ages, learn songs from Scot­land and be­yond by ear. Tel 01796 482408. Keep Fit for ‘The Young at Heart’ You can’t turn the clock back but you can wind it up! Held at Bell’s in Perth on Tues­days and Thurs­days. Come and join in this fun way of keep­ing fit. You can be as­sured of a warm wel­come. Forty-five min­utes of rhyth­mi­cal, mo­bil­is­ing ex­er­cise to all types of mu­sic to help tone you up, stretch you out and slacken you off! For more in­for­ma­tion call 01382 581426 or 01764 664219. Kin­noull Church Nurs­ery Open­ing times, Mon­day-Fri­day, 8.50am -12.50pm. Chil­dren from two and a half to five years. Church Hall, Dundee Road. Break­fast Club, Mon­day- Fri­day, 8-9am. Con­tact El­iz­a­beth Scott on 01738 441477 or 07756835228. Krafty Kids Fri­days 9.45–11.15am dur­ing the school term at New Scone Church Hall, Bal­formo Road, Scone. Each week they have a new craft, fun ta­ble, story/mu­sic time and snack. Con­tact Emma on 0781 601 5819. Kyokushin Karate Perth Want to lose weight? Want to gain self dis­ci­pline? Want to learn a mar­tial art? Come along to our classes in and around Perth. Craigie School term time 6.30-9pm Wed­nes­days. Methven Com­mu­nity Cen­tre Mon­day evenings 6.30-8pm. Mar­garet Mor­ri­son, In­veral­mond In­dus­trial estate Sun­days 3-5pm. £3 ju­niors, £5 se­niors. Like us on our Face­book page Kyokushin Karate Perth Scot­land. Ladies Mo­tor­cy­cle Club Weekly ride meet­ing at Brox­den round­about ser­vices at 7pm. All rid­ing abil­i­ties wel­come in­clud­ing learn­ers also monthly Sun­day ride out and so­cial nights. Con­tact Lyne, 07786 436 290, or www.perthshire­ Letham Swap Shops Do you have any un­wanted items still in good con­di­tion? You can swap th­ese for some­thing more suit­able at your com­mu­nity swap shops. Get in­volved with Letham Cli­mate Chal­lenge, 35-39 Garth Av­enue, Letham. Open Mon­day, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day from 10am-3pm. Starter packs avail­able here! Get in touch. Vol­un­teers needed. Please con­tact us for more in­for­ma­tion. Con­tact tel: 07474741115, email: letham­cli­mat­e­chal­lenge@ Or Face­book us! Letham Play­group For chil­dren aged two to five years. The group meets at Letham Leisure and Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Mon­days from 9.30–11.30am. Con­tact Sam Robert­son, call 01738 449052. Lit­tle Cherubs Tod­dler Group meets in the Chap­ter House of St Ninian’s Cathe­dral Wed­nes­days 9.30 - 11.30am, term time. Open to all ba­bies, chil­dren, par­ents, car­ers and child­min­ders. Con­tact Val 01738 626146. Line Dancing Dancing classes take place each Mon­day dur­ing term time at Perth High School. Be­gin­ners class 6.30–7.30pm, cost £2; in­ter­me­di­ate class 7.30–9pm, cost £3. All pro­ceeds to Perth High School PTA. New mem­bers wel­come. 01738 850466. Lun­car­tee­nies Baby and Tod­dler Group meets on a Mon­day and Wed­nes­day from 9.30–11.30am at Lun­carty Memo­rial Hall, Scarth Rd. Lym­phoma Group Meets at Mag­gie’s Cen­tre, Dundee, the first Wed­nes­day of each month. Con­tact Mary, 01382 526665. Mac­u­lar Dis­ease Sup­port desk is now open on Mon­days within Vi­sion Perth and Kin­ross, New Row, Perth, for any­one newly di­ag­nosed with/ or has Mac­u­lar De­gen­er­a­tion. For de­tails tele­phone 01738 629989. For de­tails re­gard­ing the MD Group in Perth, con­tact Va­lerie Wares, 01738 451863 or Hazel Ren­nie, 01738 442358. Meal Mak­ers Meal Mak­ers is a free lo­cal neigh­bour­hood food-shar­ing project that con­nects peo­ple who love cook­ing and want to be ac­tive in their com­mu­nity with older neigh­bours who would re­ally en­joy and ap­pre­ci­ate a freshly pre­pared meal. If you would like to do some­thing great with an ex­tra plate, or know some­body who would like to get in­volved as ei­ther a cook or a diner then please visit www.meal­mak­ or call 01738 452236. Men­tal Ill­ness Tay­side Car­ers Sup­port Project, Sup­port in Mind Scot­land, has as its spe­cific aim, to cater for the needs of fam­i­lies and friends of those with a se­ri­ous men­tal ill­ness. If you need sup­port in your car­ing role please con­tact Sarah Cox on 01738 580 899. They also help car­ers to have a voice in im­prov­ing men­tal health ser­vices in Perth and Kin­ross, through an In­volve­ment Group. Methven Mi­nis Thurs­days from 1–3pm in the com­mu­nity cen­tre. Whether you have a bump, baby or child un­der five, come along for play, cof­fee and a chat. Call Kate, 840030. Methven U5’s Methven Un­der 5’s have nurs­ery places avail­able to chil­dren from two-and-a-half to fiveyears-old. Fully-funded places from three years. From two-and-a-half years, the price is £13 per ses­sion. For more in­for­ma­tion call 07926 362777 or email methve­nun­der5s@hot­mail., or bring your child along for an in­for­mal chat. Mo­tor­vate Ther­a­pies For young peo­ple with ad­di­tional sup­port needs and spe­cific learn­ing dif­fi­cul­ties. Weekly mo­tor skills groups and lit­er­acy groups to help those with a range of dif­fi­cul­ties in­clud­ing co­or­di­na­tion, mo­tor skills, so­cial skills, read­ing and spell­ing skills. More in­for­ma­tion at­tor­vateth­er­a­ or 07979613670. MS So­ci­ety We have lots of in­for­mal meet ups through­out the month. Bud­dies@Blair, More So­cial­is­ing@ Queens, Cof­fee@Dob­bies, and in Kin­ross. Any­one af­fected by MS in­clud­ing fam­ily, friends and car­ers are very wel­come. For up to date in­for­ma­tion check out our web­site msperth-kin­, our face­book page, or con­tact us on 07552 368216. Muir­ton Com­mu­nity Nurs­ery Of­fers childcare and ed­u­ca­tion for chil­dren aged two to five years to al­low par­ents to take up em­ploy­ment or train­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties. Open Mon­day–Fri­day, 8am–6pm. Funded places avail­able from age three. For fur­ther de­tails and en­try cri­te­ria con­tact Linda, tel 01738 625933, or email muir­ton@ com­mu­ni­tynurs­ery.fs­ Murthly U5s Group meet every Thurs­day from 9.30 till 11.30am term times at Murthly Pri­mary School. Con­tact school on 01738 454263. Mu­sic Group for U5s Group held at Vi­sion Perth and Kin­ross on Mon­days, at 10am and Auchter­arder Par­ish Church on Tues­days, at 10am. Th­ese colour­ful ses­sions are fun packed with mu­si­cal ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing dance, songs and per­cus­sion play to mu­sic from around the world. Pay

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