Forward Coupar Angus is offering opportunities for local young people to do a Bronze Youth Achievement Award through volunteering at the Cycle Hub, Community Garden and High Street Store. This award is equivalent to a SCQF National 4. For more information please email
A new Carbon Literacy training course will begin on Wednesday 29th August 2018 for 6 weeks, every Wednesday 7.30pm to 9pm at the Cycle Hub, Forfar Road (formerly Strathmore Bowling Club) from 29th August. Tea, coffee, biscuits supplied.
It covers all you need to know about climate change and it is suitable for anyone with an interest in this subject, regardless of level of existing knowledge.
Over 6 weeks we will have fun, informal and social meetings, using a combination of slides, short films, workshops and group discussion, we will discover the causes, effects and solutions of climate change, globally, in Scotland and locally. You will discover ways you can reduce your carbon emissions and what the benefits can be for your pocket and health as well.
The only cost is the cost of a certificate associated admin/postage, if you want one, to say that you have completed the course and are Carbon Literate (as per the Carbon Literacy Project in Manchester) This is £10.
Adult Education Classes for 2018 have been announced, including Yoga, Afternoon Art, Scottish Country Dancing and Tai Chi. For more information, including how to join, click here.
7.00 - 8.30pm for 10 weeks
Tutor: Aileen Davidson
Tuesday 16th January
Come along, relax and get fit at this super Yoga class. Suitable for all abilities.
Plenty of places!
(Coupar Angus Town Hall, Upstairs)
AFTERNOON ART CLASS, Thursdays
2.15pm – 4.15pm for 10 weeks
Tutor: Elaine McKinlay
Thursday 18th January
Informal leisure class. Suitable for all abilities. Watercolour, oils, pastel, acrylics
(St Anne’s Church Hall, Forfar Rd,
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING, Thursdays
7.00- 9.00pm for 10 weeks Tutor: Jane Rattray Starts: Thursday 18th January Fee £36 This is a general class for people of all abilities - beginners, intermediate and advanced, just come along have fun and get fit! Plenty of places! (Coupar Angus Primary School Gym)
TAI CHI, Wednesdays
7.00 - 8.00pm for 10 weeks
Tutor: Lilla Streather
Wednesday 17th January
Gentle and calming exercise for the body and mind. This class is suitable for all. Please wear loose clothing and soft flexible shoes. New members more than welcome!
(Coupar Angus Town Hall, Upstairs)
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Mon, 6 November, 19:00 – 20:00
As part of the Coupar Angus Burn Project, on Monday 6th November at 7pm, Clive Bowman will be running a Wood Heating Course (Agenda below) at Joe Richards work shop in George St. If you are interested in attending please email email@example.com or text 07960538728. Numbers are limited.
Heating your home with wood Course:-
This short course will cover the basics of using wood to heat your home. Types of stove and boiler, flues and installation, wood fuel types, wood moister levels and species, how to lay and light a fire and stove and chimney maintenance.
Course content and structure:-
• wood – forms and types
sourcing & supply
• how wood burns
• wood processing - using a saw and axe
sourcing or making kindling
• storage & seasoning- stacking
inside the house
• stoves and boilers
• chimney, flue and stove maintenance
• ash - compost heap/fruiting plants
• laying and lighting a fire preheat flue
firelighters/paper and dry kindling over dry logs
evaporating moister fast
using charcoals to release slow heat
Saturday 4th November 2017
Coupar Angus Library
10am-12.15pm – Pirate trail and activities, Lego Zone
10am-12pm – Face painting
10.00-10.30am – Bookbug Rhymetime and stories
10am-12pm – Pop-up Art drop-in workshop with Shirley MacGregor
10.30-11.30am – Bell ringing
10am-12.15pm – Heritage Society: Coupar Angus Photo display
10am-12.15pm – Tea, coffee and biscuits
Learn to lip read with Susan Black. New beginners class starts on Thursday 19th October in Rattray Community Connect at 12 noon.
CURLING FOR BEGINNERS
Coupar Angus & Kettins Curling Club is looking for new members - why not join us and have a go FOR FREE on Thursday 5th Oct, 8.30pm in Perth Ice Rink. All you need is some warm, comfortable clothing, a pair of flat shoes and enthusiasm.
If interested thereafter, there is a 3-week beginner's course available in Perth Ice Rink on Saturday mornings - 28th Oct, 11th & 18th Nov, costing £50.
OTHER SESSIONS: Try Curling @ Perth Ice Rink for only £3 per session:
21st and 28th Oct; 28th Jan; 3rd, 23rd Feb & 3rd, 10th March
For more information on becoming involved in one of the oldest established curling clubs in the UK, being in existence since 1748, please contact:
Liz Ireland - 01828 627564 or Barbara Allan on 01828 670251
A drop-in event for people who are struggling to find employment will be held from 1pm until 4pm on Wednesday 23 August in the Civic Hall at the Council’s building at 2 High Street in Perth.
Hosted by Perth and Kinross Council. For more information click here -