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Posted on June 23rd, 2015

Hen's Sheds - would you be interested?

As awareness and membership of the Midlothian Community Men’s Shed has grown in recent months, a number of individuals have… Read More...

Posted on June 17th, 2015

Free Storytelling for Deaf children - Sat 20th June

Deaf Children’s Society East of Scotland Event for children aged 3-8 Mattress! Mattress! The Story of the Princess & The… Read More...

Posted on June 2nd, 2015

Dementia Awareness Week 1-7th June

Time for tea – and a talk about dementia: Dementia Awareness Week, 1-7 June 2015 Having a good blether to… Read More...

Posted on June 2nd, 2015

FREE Concert - Rosslyn Chapel - Sat 6th June

Enjoy a FREE concert taking place on Saturday night 6th June (7.30pm)  at Rosslyn Chapel.  If you are interested in… Read More...

Posted on May 29th, 2015

Balmashie to close

Balmashie provided accesible self catering cottages in St Andrews but closed on 31st October 2015. “The brainchild of the late… Read More...

Posted on May 21st, 2015

Events across Midlothian - all year long

There are a number of events happening in Midlothian all throughout the year – here are just a few! April… Read More...

Posted on May 1st, 2015

Have your say - Midlothian Physical Disability Strategy

LET’S WORK TOGETHER WITH DISABLED PEOPLE TO SUPPORT A GOOD LIFE – AT HOME, AT WORK AND IN THE COMMUNITY!… Read More...

Posted on April 29th, 2015

FREE Gardening services for people with physical or mental health conditions

Growing Gardeners (formerly known as Midlothian Garden Services) is a social enterprise gardening service started in 2009 and run by… Read More...

Posted on April 10th, 2015

Deafblind Scotland and Network Rail join forces

Deafblind Scotland and Network Rail join forces A new partnership aiming to enhance rail services for deafblind, blind and deaf… Read More...

Posted on April 9th, 2015

Community Connections Newsletter

Following the last Older People’s Consultation Event, a number of sub groups were created to address some of the issues… Read More...

Posted on April 8th, 2015

CarerSmart - discounts for carers

CarerSmart - discounts for carers CarerSmart save carers time and money, whether at home or at work. CarerSmart is the first club of its kind… Read More...

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...

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