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News posts in the ‘News’ Category

Posted on September 17th, 2014

Grandparent's Celebration day

Grandparent’s Celebration Day – FREE EVENT! Tuesday 21st October A special day to celebrate the important role grandparent’s play in… Read More...

Posted on August 8th, 2014

Funding for festival of storytelling and remembrance.

Funding for festival of storytelling and remembrance. A small grants fund has been set up to support Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief’s festival of storytelling and… Read More...

Posted on August 6th, 2014

MVA Transport Information

Midlothian Voluntary Action have written a newsletter focusing specifically on getting out and about – Midlothian Special Transport Newsletter/ Guide.… Read More...

Posted on August 5th, 2014

SDS explained

LCIL have produced a new guide to help you find out about SDS and what it means to you. SDS… Read More...

Posted on July 22nd, 2014

Playday 2014 - Gorebridge

Playday is the national day for play in the UK, a celebration of children’s right to play and a campaign… Read More...

Posted on July 9th, 2014

Have your say - National Care Standards

Do you or a family member have experience of using care services? Would you be willing to share your opinions… Read More...

Posted on July 9th, 2014

Have your say - Health and Social Care - what works and what could be better?

Health and Social Care for Adults in Midlothian-what works well and what could be better?                     Your views are important. The… Read More...

Posted on July 8th, 2014

Dealing with loss workshop

Dealing with Loss & Moving On… All carers face loss at some point in their life, whether it be your… Read More...

Posted on June 27th, 2014

Support to make businesses more accessible

A new £45,000 online training programme is set to help Scotland’s hotels, visitor attractions, pubs and restaurants, better cater for… Read More...

Posted on June 26th, 2014

Healthy Living Course - FAiR

Do you care for someone with a learning disability? Would they like to get a health check, make a plan… Read More...

Posted on June 19th, 2014

Would you like to support a local family?

Would you like to do some really rewarding volunteering?  Could you help to support a Midlothian family who are finding… Read More...

Posted on June 12th, 2014

10% off Edinburgh Holidays

Pakside B&B is a new fully accessible and supported guesthouse in Edinburgh. Parkside Guesthouse is a two storey Victorian detached… Read More...

Posted on April 25th, 2014

Chocolate tasting!

Join others for a chocolate tasting event on the morning of Thursday 1st May. For only £1, a good nose… Read More...

Posted on April 4th, 2014

Have your say - Young Carers and the carer's consultation!

Care. Fair.Share is the Scottish Youth Parliament’s national campaign. They want to ensure that as many young people, and young… Read More...

Posted on April 3rd, 2014

New lifestyle management course

Join a new lifestyle management course starting on the 24th April in Dalkeith. This is a series off 2 hr… Read More...

Posted on April 2nd, 2014

Free Pilates taster session

Pilates is a system of exercises designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, posture and enhance mental awareness. Join other carers… Read More...

Posted on March 24th, 2014

Free Concert - Tuesday 25th March

If you are looking for something to do this Tuesday then there are 800 seats in the upper circle of… Read More...

Posted on March 20th, 2014

New Men's Cooking Group

An exciting new Men’s Cooking Group is due to start on Wednesday 9th April for 6 sessions. It is for… Read More...

Posted on March 19th, 2014

8,000 FREE ferry tickets up for grabs!

Visit Scotland has teamed up with Caledonian MacBrayne and Northlink Ferries to offer 8,000 free ferry tickets! From idyllic beaches… Read More...

Posted on March 19th, 2014

Microvolunteering day - 15th March

Microvolunteering Day is a unique opportunity for microvolunteering platforms, volunteer involved organisations & individuals to join together in a synchronised… Read More...

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