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 Kilmun Village Hall 

(also known as the Younger Memorial Hall)

Shore Road, Kilmun, Dunoon PA23 8SB

 

Kilmun Village Hall is owned and managed by the Kilmun Hall and Recreation Association, a registered Scottish charity. (SC025824)

The original building was constructed in 1911, and built in the Arts and Craft style. It was built in memory of the Younger family, of brewing fame, who also owned the nearby Benmore Gardens.
 
Kilmun is situated within the Loch Lomond and Trossach National park and overlooks the Holy Loch. It lies at the southern tip of the Argyll Forest, and is adjoined by the villages of Strone and Blairmore.
 
The hall is a centre for the local community, and is ideal for functions, music and sporting groups, whilst the other rooms are very suitable for small groups and meetings.
 
Please note. The hall will be closed until further notice due to the Coronavirus advice.
 

A HELPLINE SET UP BY THE COUNCIL

 

Today the Council is launching a single helpline number for citizens to contact the council and other partnership agencies with needs arising from the current coronavirus situation. 

 

The helpline number will be operated during normal business hours  and is 01546 605524.  Queries that will be addressed include Financial, Business, Health, Education, Registration and Social & Homecare Needs. Individuals can also use the helpline to volunteer.  For more information please see -

 https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/news/2020/mar/coronavirus-caring-people-helpline

 

To supplement the phone number there are also webforms allowing individuals to volunteer and to log their Social and Homecare needs 24/7.

 

For the latest local and national Coronavirus information:
 
 
 
Local Information
 
Latest Scottish Government -  https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/
 

Latest UK information - https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

Scottish Government guidance for events of over 500 - https://www.gov.scot/news/large-gathering-guidance/

NHS Inform Guidance - https://www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus

Business Support Guide - https://news.gov.scot/news/gbp-320-million-package-of-support-for-businesses

 

Please note all activity at the hall has ceased until further notice.

Best wishes to all and please keep safe.

 
AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM YOUR GPs - 26.3.20 

We write as your local GPs to ask for your URGENT help and understanding and we need to be blunt.  
Covid19 is now here in Cowal and could spread rapidly. You MUST follow the government’s advice - it is not scaremongering and is the bare minimum we need to do. You can be carrying the virus and not know it. Do not change your behaviour to avoid being infected assume you are infected and change your behaviour to avoid transmitting. If we all do this, less people will die. 
The main symptoms are a temperature and/or a new cough. For most it will be like a head cold (runny nose, sore throat, cough, no sense of taste) or mild flu (fever, cough, aches and pains, lethargy, diarrhoea, mild shortness of breath and cough). If you have these then: 
 - Go to the NHS Inform website if you want information where you can self diagnose and get an off work certificate. This site also tells you about self isolation rules. You can also get general information on 0800 028 2816. Do not call your GP for a sick note 
 - Only if your symptoms are worsening , you have worsening breathlessness or your fever hasn’t gone after 7 days call NHS24 on 111.  
 - If they cannot answer all your questions they will say call your GP. We NEED you to follow this process, as we don’t have time to speak to everyone with mild symptoms. If you have been through the website and your symptoms later worsen then do call 111 or us.  Some may have chest tightness or struggling to breathe – these are the patients we need to call 111 or the surgery. If you feel it is an emergency dial 999 
We have had to make changes to our practice access to protect you and us. We have all stopped you being able to walk into the practice at random; we know this is annoying but we need to reduce spread of the coronavirus. There are also medication delays, please do not over order or hoard medicines and allow more time for your repeat medicines. We will assess you if you have another urgent problem but we need to speak to you on the phone first to organise a safe time and way to see you. Please be patient with our staff. 
We will always do our best for you and these are not normal times so you can help us by following this advice. 
Drs Aquilina, Briscoe, Chant, Coull, Hallum, Macbeth, MacGregor, McGonagle, Saleem, Tittmar, von Kaehne
 
 
 
SHORE CHURCHES (announcement)

At the present time there is no public worship in Church of Scotland buildings however we are opening the Church from 10 – 12 on Sundays for personal prayer and reflection and we are keeping a very high profile presence on our face book page and our webpage.  There will be regular information updates and Sunday worship on the page.  Our locum Rev Joe Stewart is also happy to make telephone calls to anyone who is vulnerable and isolated in the local community, and would welcome a chat and a little reassurance.  Members of the church are happy to deliver groceries or make phone calls.  Just let us know.

Our facebook page can be found by searching The Shore Kirk and our website is https://sites.google.com/view/theshorekirk/home

 

If you need help do not hesitate to use our contact us page.

 

 

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