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Posted on August 13th, 2019

Midspace Newsletter

Midspace Newsletter Keeping you up-to-date with local mental health and wellbeing events and news in Midlothian. Further information available here    … Read More...

Posted on August 13th, 2019

Macular Visual Impairment Support Group

Macular Visual Impairment Support Group Future dates for Macular Visual Impairment Support Group at Grassy Riggs. More information available here  … Read More...

Posted on August 6th, 2019

Gorebridge Sports Shed

Gorebridge Sports Shed   Free Sports Shed Activities at Gorebridge Leisure Centre Sheds are places for men to get together; they’re about social… Read More...

Posted on July 31st, 2019

Money Matters Information for Carers

Money Matters Information for Carers VOCAL are hosting a Money Matters outreach session at Grassy Riggs in Woodburn on the 14th August, where carers can… Read More...

Posted on July 31st, 2019

Edinburgh Festival Tickets

Edinburgh Festival Tickets £5 tickets available for local people at this years Edinburgh Festival More information is available here… Read More...

Posted on July 31st, 2019

Too Good To Go - food waste reduction initiative

Too Good To Go - food waste reduction initiative To Good To Go is a food waste reduction programme, which can help put good quality food on your table.… Read More...

Posted on July 8th, 2019

New venue for the Access Point in Woodburn

New venue for the Access Point in Woodburn Feeling low or anxious? Are you 18-65 and live in Midlothian area? Drop into the Midlothian Access Point to get… Read More...

Posted on July 8th, 2019

End of summer party

End of summer party Join to celebrate the end of summer with British Red Cross. Great occasion to enjoy live music and snacks in… Read More...

Posted on June 27th, 2019

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 2019

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 2019 VOCAL have a number of FREE tickets for this years Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival. More information can be found… Read More...

Posted on June 20th, 2019

Tea And 'Jam' event

Tea And 'Jam' event Join dementia friendly event to celebrate Making Music Day. Feel free to bring your instruments and/or voices. For more information… Read More...

Posted on June 13th, 2019

Community Coordinators Area Calendars for older people

Community Coordinators Area Calendars for older people Check out the Midlothian Weekly Community Coordinators Area Calendars to join activities organised by your local day centres and meet… Read More...

Posted on June 13th, 2019

Scotland’s Dementia Awareness Week event

Scotland’s Dementia Awareness Week event Join the celebration of the Scotland’s Dementia Awareness Week and get a ticket for the following performance:  Monday 1st July… Read More...

Posted on June 11th, 2019

Carers Week Film Festival

Carers Week Film Festival Carers of East Lothian are hosting film festival at the Brunton Hall in Musselburgh during Carers’ Week – 10th –… Read More...

Posted on June 5th, 2019

Launching our new VOCAL Wee Breaks website

VOCAL supports carers in Midlothian to manage their caring role with solution focused approaches and a range of information, practical… Read More...

Posted on May 22nd, 2019

VOCAL 25th Anniversary Ceilidh

VOCAL 25th Anniversary Ceilidh Carers, friends, staff and volunteers will be whirling the night away on the 13th June – Why not join them?… Read More...

Posted on May 15th, 2019

Dementia Friendly Events

Dementia Friendly Events A range of events suitable for people living with dementia, their family and friends Further information available here  … Read More...

Posted on May 15th, 2019

Ways to overcome social isolation in Midlothian

Ways to overcome social isolation in Midlothian There are a range of groups and activities that can help people overcome social isolation in Midlothian.  Further information available… Read More...

Posted on May 7th, 2019

VOCAL - Carer Learning & Wellbeing Opportunities

VOCAL - Carer Learning & Wellbeing Opportunities FREE learning and wellbeing opportunities for Midlothian carers.  Helping carers to develop skills and knowledge to support them in their… Read More...

Posted on May 7th, 2019

Midlothian Health & Social Care Partnership Newsletter

Midlothian Health & Social Care Partnership Newsletter Find out more about new Strategic Commissioning Plan which outlines the ways to deliver Health and Social Care services over… Read More...

Posted on May 7th, 2019

Mindfulness for Stress Management

Mindfulness for Stress Management Take part in the anxiety and stress management course to learn tips and techniques on how to help improve your… Read More...

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