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News posts in the ‘News’ Category

Posted on April 6th, 2016

Community Payback - can they help you?

Unpaid work  Midlothian Criminal Justice Team supervises and supports offenders subject to Community Payback Orders which requires them to complete… Read More...

Posted on April 5th, 2016

Short term Baking group (Dementia)

You are warmly invited to come along to a dementia friendly baking group for four sessions. • Bake scones, shortbread,… Read More...

Posted on March 31st, 2016

Pilot changes to Blue Badge Scheme

Blue Badge Scheme – Pilot – Extension to Eligibility With effect from 1 April 2016, the Blue Badge Scheme is… Read More...

Posted on March 22nd, 2016

New Disabled People's Directory available

Launch of the Disabled People’s Directory at Café Connect. Come along, Pick up a directory and be entertained by Lea,… Read More...

Posted on February 26th, 2016

New Club - Pool Club (50+)

Pool Club The Red Cross Coordinators are looking for men to join their group! They are looking to set up… Read More...

Posted on February 5th, 2016

Ageing Well Newsletter - January

Ageing Well is a local project that encourages people over 50 to keep fit and healthy. If you are 50… Read More...

Posted on February 4th, 2016

Volunteer Recruitment Fair - 17th March

Volunteer Recruitment Fair - 17th March  … Read More...

Posted on January 14th, 2016

Open Access Day @ Festival Theatre - 16th January

FESTIVAL THEATRE TO HOST OPEN ACCESS DAY The Festival Theatre, which is run by the Festival City Theatres Trust (FCTT), … Read More...

Posted on January 8th, 2016

Carers go Free at Leuchie in February

Set in beautiful East Lothian countryside, Leuchie House offers a country house welcome to those with complex care needs and… Read More...

Posted on January 6th, 2016

New courses for Carers at VOCAL

‘New You’: The Caring Wheel of Life Tuesday 26th January 2016   10am – 2.30pm (lunch will be provided) Caring… Read More...

Posted on December 23rd, 2015

New Stroke Taster Week - Calvert Trust

New Stroke Taster Week - Calvert Trust Read More...

Posted on December 18th, 2015

Christmas Day Lunch - £1

Mayfield and Easthouses Church are offering a Christmas Day Lunch for anyone who is struggling to afford or who will… Read More...

Posted on December 10th, 2015

Disabled Access Day - 12th March 2016

The next Disabled Access Day will take place on the 12th of March 2016. Where is Disabled Access Day? Anywhere… Read More...

Posted on December 8th, 2015

Paralympic Event - 18 March 2016

The 2016 Paralympic Experience Event being held at Forrester / St Augustine’s High School in Edinburgh on Friday 18 March… Read More...

Posted on November 20th, 2015

RNIB Talking Books are now free!

RNIB’s Talking Book Service turns 80 this year – and to celebrate, they are proud to announce they are making… Read More...

Posted on October 29th, 2015

Midlothian Special Transport Newsletter

Forward Mid have created the Midlothian Special Transport Newsletter/ Guide. 2015 At almost every point of consultation with Disabled People… Read More...

Posted on October 16th, 2015

St David's Fundraiser - 7th November

ST DAVIDS FUNDRAISER SATURDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2015 AT NEWTONGRANGE STARS CLUB 11am – 3pm £2.00 ENTRY INCLUDES TEA, COFFEE &… Read More...

Posted on October 16th, 2015

Mental Health Arts and Film Festival - 10 - 31 Oct

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival covers everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature.… Read More...

Posted on October 7th, 2015

Christmas Charity Festival - Sat 3rd & Sun 4th Dec 2016

Christmas Charity Festival - Sat 3rd & Sun 4th Dec 2016 This annual event is now in its sixth year and goes from strength to strength with over 30 charity stalls… Read More...

Posted on October 7th, 2015

Winter - Christmas @ Newbattle Abbey

Saturday 21 November 2015 11:00 – 16:00 Newbattle Abbey College welcomes you to a lovely occasion for all the family… Read More...
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