Saturday, 4 April 2020

Home Deliveries food

Home Deliveries 
Click on this link to see table of  local companies who will deliver to our area. This is being added to during the Corona Crisis

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Thursday, 2 April 2020

Post Office Services in Kirkton

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Kirkton Post Office operates from the Village Hall on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9am-11am.

It offers the following services:

Postal Services:
Sending letters and packages (either standard delivery, special delivery, signed for service or parcelforce for bigger items  to UK and International destinations).  She can scan barcode labels from firms such as Amazon for returning goods. You can also buy Stamps of all values. 

Post Office Card Account:
This is the card that people get various DWP payments paid into.  You can get cash withdrawals and do card management tasks.

Other Banking:
Chip and pin services for cash withdrawals and deposits for most banks (RBS, Bank of Scotland, Clydesdale, Santander, TSB, Lloyds Nationwide and more) Also Cheque deposits into these banks with a pay in slip.

Postal Orders:
These act like cheques for those who do not have a cheque book or bank account and can be made out in a secure fashion. There is a small fee for these.

Electronic Bill Payments:
Any utility/council/housing and other bills can be paid in the Post Office either using paper bills that customers get through the door or with magnetic strip bill payments cards.  Please note that paper bills must state that they can be processed in the post office but if a customer has one that does not say this, the giro slip can be posted to the bill provider with a postal order.

e top-ups:
For mobile phone top ups (all networks) and prepayment electricity and gas keys (only for major suppliers, most of the newer small suppliers are not supported by the Paystation that Post Office use.)

These services are very important in the current situation.  Please use them.

Sunday, 29 March 2020

Grapevine e-version

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Today we are introducing the first edition of eGrapevine.

The first articles are attached - an introduction and a lovely photo sent in by Emily Duncan.

Keep safe and Keep well, 

The Grapevine Team

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Dalswinton hall - 

The regular weekly bookings, Pilates, Yoga and the Art classes have been cancelled and we have some parties booked in for April and May so we'll see what they want to do at the time. Pilates and Yoga are looking to set up Skype/Zoom classes on line.

Kirkton hall

Kirkton Hall will be CLOSED for all group activities as from tomorrow ( Wednesday March 18th) until further notice. The hall will remain open for the Post Office on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
We are waiting to hear back from the PO and will update you as soon as we get a response.

As a CC we are waiting for guidance expected from the Council re Resilience planning for the near future to deal with the impact of the Corona Virus outbreak. We will keep everyone updated as and when we can. In the meantime take care and follow government guidance re self isolation etc.


Kirkton Hall AGM Cancelled

Notice to say that owing to the latest government advice on the spread of the virus, the AGM of Kirkmahoe Village hall, scheduled for this Friday (March 20th ) has been postponed until further notice.

David Muir

Monday, 16 March 2020

KCC meeting Cancelled

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Please note that we have made the decision to cancel the Community Council meeting scheduled for 18/3/20 following advice from the government regarding limiting public meetings. 
Future meetings will be put on hold until the threat is lifted.

Irene Paterson

Thursday, 12 March 2020

From the Head Teacher Duncow Primary school.

Duncow School Reunion. Duncow Primary School would like to invite you to their reunion event on -
Wednesday 1st April 2020
Duncow Primary School

Attention all past pupils and staff of Duncow Primary School - We have been studying the History of our School this term and we would like to celebrate our learning with a reunion. We therefore cordially invite all present and past pupils and staff of Duncow Primary to this event. There will be a display of various memorabilia including archives dating back to 1878. The school will be open for tours, as will our museum. If you have memories to share with the pupils before this event, please contact the school office 01387-710305 as we would love to hear from you. Refreshments will be available for purchase including a food van, teas, coffees and home-baking.