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Posted on March 31st, 2015

World Autism Day celebrations

World Autism Awareness Day Information and activities for people with autism and their supporters World Autism Awareness Day is 2nd… Read More...

Posted on March 18th, 2015

Spring Garden Event - 2nd April

Volunteer Midlothian’s Midlothian Growing Together Project  are having a spring garden event at the community garden in Dalkeith Country Park… Read More...

Posted on March 18th, 2015

New Cat Café - Edinburgh

A new Cat Café has opened in Edinburgh – might be an alternative way to relax whilst visiting the capital!… Read More...

Posted on March 17th, 2015

New Deaf Action Youth Group

Deaf Action is starting up a new service for young people affected by Deafness in the Edinburgh and Lothian areas,… Read More...

Posted on March 11th, 2015

Giant Book Group - World Autism Day

Special Event for World Autism Awareness Day Thursday 2nd April, 18:30 – 20:00 at Edinburgh Central Library World Autism Awareness… Read More...

Posted on March 11th, 2015

Retreat for carers of an adult with autism

Retreat for Pasda Carers Saturday 21st March, Amethyst Living, Heriot This is an opportunity for carers to enjoy guided meditation… Read More...

Posted on March 11th, 2015

Summer - accessible guided tours at National Museum

Join one of their guided tours and discover some of the highlights of the National Museum of Scotland. 1 January… Read More...

Posted on March 10th, 2015

Summer - Volunteering Opportunites in Dalkeith Estate

Tough Mudder – Sat 24th & Sun 25th August Tough Mudder events are  hardcore 10 – 12 mile mud runs… Read More...

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

Lichtenstein Easter Art Explosion!

Children & Familes Friday 10th  & 11 th April 2015 – 14;00 – 16;00 pm Free Modern One (Scottish National… Read More...

Posted on January 23rd, 2015

Stress reduction course

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Programme Mindfullness is defined as non-judgmental, moment-to-moment awareness. It is a way for you to experientially learn… Read More...

Posted on January 20th, 2015

Volunteers needed to support families

Are you looking for really rewarding volunteering in 2015? Home Link Family Support are looking for kind hearted non-judgemental volunteers… Read More...

Posted on January 20th, 2015

Funding for healthy eating

Does your organisation want to help people in Midlothian to access and enjoy healthy food? Small grants (up to £2000)… Read More...

Posted on January 13th, 2015

New 'app' to help share the care

Jointly –  https://www.jointlyapp.com/#welcome Jointly is an app that makes caring for someone a little easier, less stressful and a lot… Read More...

Posted on January 13th, 2015

Botanic Gardens - Disabled Access Day

Saturday 17th January 2015 10.00 – 16.00 Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh is taking part in… Read More...

Posted on January 8th, 2015

Support to start your own business from home.

New Confidence for Business Start ups programme for 2015 Taster information session – Tuesday 3rd Feb 9:30am – 1pm. Full… Read More...

Posted on December 19th, 2014

Mental Health project supporters wanted

“See Me” is a national inititative to help change stigma and discrimination for people affected by mental health issues. They… Read More...

Posted on December 17th, 2014

Art holidays for carers in Aberdeen

Wednesday 15th April 2015 Tuesday 19th May 2015 Cost : £70 per day. Creative Retreat Scotland are a company who… Read More...

Posted on December 5th, 2014

Dalkeith traders support the Barter Project

Dalkeith Traders Support the Barter Project December 1st to 8th, Dalkeith High Street For the first week of December, you… Read More...

Posted on December 5th, 2014

Looking for your favourite toilet!

Euan’s Guide are looking for your favourite accessible toilet! To celebrate World Toilet Day they decided to make a list… Read More...

Posted on November 12th, 2014

Carer's pampering evening - Headway Group

Carers’ Pampering Evening, Thursday 27 November 2014 The festive period is a hectic time of year, and the people at… Read More...

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