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Posted on April 24th, 2018

Summer 2018 respite breaks at Leuchie House

Summer 2018 respite breaks at Leuchie House   For carers and people with long term conditions  If you have a long term neurological condition, or care for… Read More...

Posted on April 19th, 2018

CARED - Online support for eating disorders in Scotland

CARED - Online support for eating disorders in Scotland A project supporting young people with an eating disorder and their parents and carers across Scotland.  More information here.… Read More...

Posted on April 17th, 2018

Body Boosting Bingo

Body Boosting Bingo   Bingo with a bit of a twist!  FREE come and try session for anyone over 60.  More information here.… Read More...

Posted on April 11th, 2018

Care for Carers - Stepping Out

Care for Carers - Stepping Out Short Residential Breaks Programme for carers,  specifically tailored to meet their needs and provide them with a break from their… Read More...

Posted on April 11th, 2018

MYPAS - Bluebell Trail Run - Dalkeith Country Park

MYPAS - Bluebell Trail Run - Dalkeith Country Park Bluebell Trail Run, Sunday 13th May 2018 in Dalkeith Country Park.  More Information can be found here.    … Read More...

Posted on April 11th, 2018

One Dalkeith - Public Launch

One Dalkeith - Public Launch One Dalkeith invites you to join them at 6.30pm on Wednesday 2nd May 2018, in St John’s & Kings Park… Read More...

Posted on April 11th, 2018

Playlist for Life

Playlist for Life Playlist for Life is a UK music and dementia charity, which uses the music of a person’s life to keep… Read More...

Posted on March 29th, 2018

VOCAL Midlothian - Carer Learning Opportunities

VOCAL Midlothian - Carer Learning Opportunities FREE courses which are designed to develop the skills and knowledge of carers and increase their confidence, health and well… Read More...

Posted on March 29th, 2018

Active Ageing Event

Active Ageing Event FREE Active Ageing Event at the new Loanhead Library Have you ever wondered how fit you are – complete some… Read More...

Posted on March 14th, 2018

Midlothian Voices - Is There Anyone Out There?

Midlothian Voices - Is There Anyone Out There? A FREE community event which will enable people to find out more about mental health services that are available in… Read More...

Posted on February 20th, 2018

Crafting Live Edinburgh

Crafting Live Edinburgh Stephanie Weightman’s award-winning Crafting Live show is coming to the Royal Highland Centre and bringing a whole host of celebrity… Read More...

Posted on February 15th, 2018

Family Holiday Association - Short Breaks Available

Family Holiday Association - Short Breaks Available 3 night and 4 night breaks available at Macdonald Forest Hill, Spey Valley and Lochanhully Resorts in March.  The self-catering… Read More...

Posted on February 6th, 2018

Creating Wellbeing

Creating Wellbeing A four week programme of craft activities aimed at improving wellbeing and encouraging positivity.    Every Wednesday, starting on 7th February… Read More...

Posted on January 24th, 2018

Wee Break Midlothian - Grants Available

Wee Break Midlothian - Grants Available Wee Break Midlothian has Short Breaks Funding available. Adult carers, who are caring for someone over 21 years of age,… Read More...

Posted on January 16th, 2018

Beeslack Family Disabled Club

Beeslack Family Disabled Club “Beeslack Family Disabled Club runs on a Sunday from 12.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. in Beeslack Community High School during… Read More...

Posted on January 4th, 2018

Over The Wall - Free Fun Activity Camps

Over The Wall - Free Fun Activity Camps Over the Wall provides free residential activity camps to help children and teenagers living with serious health challenges and their… Read More...

Posted on December 12th, 2017

Family Holiday Association - Applications for short breaks 2018 now being accepted

Family Holiday Association - Applications for short breaks 2018 now being accepted Family Holiday Association – Applications for short breaks 2018 are now being accept. Most of our short breaks are at… Read More...

Posted on December 5th, 2017

Consultation with parent carers in Midlothian

Consultation with parent carers in Midlothian Following the withdrawal of the Saltersgate summer playscheme provider last year, Midlothian Council wants to explore a range of options… Read More...

Posted on December 5th, 2017

Scotland: Eating Disorder Online Peer Support

Scotland: Eating Disorder Online Peer Support Supporting young people with an eating disorder and parents/carers of young people with an eating disorder across Scotland. Beat, the… Read More...

Posted on December 5th, 2017

Short Breaks Fund - Creative Breaks for Carers

Short Breaks Fund - Creative Breaks for Carers VOCAL is administering a short breaks funding programme and is currently accepting applications. The fund provides support to carers and… Read More...

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