The Wee Vine - Issue 15 (Summer 2020)

Welcome 2 Welcome to issue 15 of The Wee Vine The Wee Vine Editor Denis Bradley Editorial Group Ali Thom Naomi Hirst Rick Dekker Stuart Thomson Original Design Rick Dekker Layout Stewart Hislop Proof Reading Annabel Griffin Printing Mixam Website Contact us at: The Wee Vine, The Windings, Fore Road Kippen, FK8 3DT The Wee Vine is produced quarterly and distributed within the Kippen area. The Wee Vine magazine accepts no responsibility for the return or the condition of unsolicited manuscripts, art and photographs. Whilst every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information contained within the magazine, the publishers, printers and their agents cannot accept responsibility for the errors or omissions. Views held by contributors are their own and do not necessarily coincide with those of the editorial team. We also reserve the right to edit or refuse insertion of any article submitted. The Wee Vine magazine is published by The Wee Vine, which is a not-for-profit organisation. Index Special Feature 3 The Wee Vine Supporters 5 Clubs 15 Community Affairs 16 Did You Know 23 Police Report 28 Reports 30 We are delighted to be able to print this edition of the Wee Vine and thanks goes to everyone involved getting it together and distributed. The main content of this issue is how the village is responding to the difficult times that are with us. As I write many new openings are in place and we wish everyone success. If you have your own personal Covid story and want to share contact us on . During this time our local village store has been busy and our cover shows John McNicoll on his deliveries around the village (thanks to Annabel Griffin and Margaret Diamond for the pictures) and not to forget our post deliveries (Laura) throughout this time. There are many changes coming next year to our waste services see page 24 - your feedback would be appreciated for a future issue. Our next edition is scheduled for the end of July and contributions will be needed by 30 September . Your feedback about the Wee Vine is important to us so please get in touch with your comments/ ideas for this year. Send to If you wish to donate go to donations/ If you would like your photograph featured on the front cover, send to enquiries@theweevine. org (minimum size 1 MB). This should feature a seasonal picture at time of printing.