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Posted on August 30th, 2017

Midlothian Doors Open Day - 9th September

Midlothian Doors Open Day - 9th September Midlothian Doors Open Day offers visitors a varied and interesting day out in beautiful countryside with something for everyone, and… Read More...

Posted on August 29th, 2017

WeCan Dementia Friendly Creative Workshop - Festival Theatre

WeCAN creative workshops Scottish The Studio | Mon 23 and Tue 24 October | 12.30pm for lunch, followed by 2… Read More...

Posted on August 24th, 2017

Get on Yer Bike - Grassy Riggs Event!

Get on Yer Bike - Grassy Riggs Event! Grassy Rigg’s are hosting a smoothie and bike demonstration on Tuesday 29th August! Pop along on the day to Jarnac… Read More...

Posted on August 22nd, 2017

Midlothian Transport Guide

Forward Mid have created an excellent guide to transport in Midlothian. As transport can be such an essential component in… Read More...

Posted on August 15th, 2017

Black Diamond Senior's Hour

Black Diamond Senior's Hour Bill Prentice from Bonnyrigg and Lasswade Senior Forum brings you a great hour of musical memories and news for the… Read More...

Posted on August 15th, 2017

Writers wanted for the Luminate Festival

The Luminate Festival for Older People, Scottish Book Trust and Midlothian Libraries are looking for people to take part in… Read More...

Posted on August 15th, 2017

Summer Pop Up 50+ Activity Programme

The Red Cross Community co-ordinators invite you to come along to their summer pop up for 50+ activity program. Join… Read More...

Posted on August 15th, 2017

Help Flying with Edinburgh Airport

Help Flying with Edinburgh Airport Edinburgh Airport has been developing resources to support people with additional needs when preparing to fly. Flying can sometimes be… Read More...

Posted on July 20th, 2017

Senior Games Success!

Senior Games Success! Newbyres Flyers and Baldwin Buddies crowned winners at the sixth annual Senior Games!  The popular games, which took place at… Read More...

Posted on May 24th, 2017

Ageing Well Event - Fri 2nd June 2017

FREE Ageing Well Event Find out how fit you are and compare results on your grip strength, shoulder flexibility and… Read More...

Posted on May 11th, 2017

Gamechanger - Choose Life Challenge Cup

Hibernian Football Club are hosting a seven a side football tournament on Saturday 3rd June 2017, 11.00am to 3.00pm. Teams… Read More...

Posted on March 15th, 2017

NEW Midlothian Disabled People’s Directory 2017

NEW Midlothian Disabled People’s Directory 2017 Forward Mid have launched their NEW Midlothian 2017 Directory! The directory aims to provide practical and up to date information… Read More...

Posted on November 3rd, 2016

Carers go FREE at Ryze, Edinburgh!

Carers go FREE at Ryze, Edinburgh! A gravity defying trampolining experience at Ryze Edinburgh! Ryze are offering FREE admittance to anyone who requires the assistance of… Read More...

Posted on October 13th, 2016

Christmas at Newbattle Abbey!

Christmas at Newbattle Abbey! Saturday 26th November 2016 – 11.00am to 4.00pm Newbattle Abbey College welcomes you to a lovely occasion for all the… Read More...

Posted on October 13th, 2016

Respitality Promotion!

Respitality Promotion! Last week VOCAL held two events promoting Respitality to the Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure sector, raising awareness of the project… Read More...

Posted on May 12th, 2016

VOCAL survey of Midlothian Carers

In October 2015, VOCAL invited over 7,000 carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian to provide information on the impact caring has… Read More...

Posted on May 6th, 2016

FREE breaks at Kerry Farm

Due to some very generous donations Kerry Farm are pleased to be able to offer funding for holidays to Kerry… Read More...

Posted on May 4th, 2016

Armed Forces Day Football Festival - 19th June

Last year, Lothians Veterans Centre (LVC) ran a very successful football tournament. The morning had over 440 kids attending. In… Read More...

Posted on May 4th, 2016

Active 50+ Festival - 17th May

Active 50+ Festival When: 10am-1pm – Tuesday 17th May 2016 Where: Dalkeith Arts Centre Try the Functional Fitness Tests (see… Read More...

Posted on May 3rd, 2016

Have your say - Dementia

The Health and Social Care Hot Topics Group is a partnership between community members and the Midlothian Health and Social… Read More...
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