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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 March 8th, 2017

Exploring What Matters - FREE April Course!

The Action for Happiness Course! An eight week course to explore what really matters for a happy and meaningful life.… 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...

Posted on April 28th, 2016

Deaf Friendly show for 2-5 year olds - 2/3/4 June

Fish & Game and Unicorn London Present The Polar Bears Go Up   The two mischievous bears return in a… Read More...

Posted on April 27th, 2016

Weekend volunteering in Community Hospital Garden

Love being in the Garden? Have some free time at the weekend? Then you might be interested in volunteering this… Read More...

Posted on April 26th, 2016

50% off Revitalise breaks in May

Revitalise Support Fund Revitalise know that affordability can be affected by many things, preventing you from getting the time off… Read More...

Posted on April 20th, 2016

Summer Walks - Loanhead

SUMMER WALKS Loanhead Leisure Centre Wednesdays – 6.30pm   Take those first steps to a healthier lifestyle and meet new… Read More...

Posted on April 15th, 2016

Lothiansound Talking Newspaper

Lothiansound Talking Newspaper This is a free service for people who are blind, partially sighted or no longer able to… Read More...

Posted on April 13th, 2016

FREE - Sail around Mull with Wild Journeys

2016 ROUND MULL SAIL: SEPTEMBER 10th – 17th A 7 day Wild Journey During September of 2016 Wild Journeys will… Read More...

Posted on April 8th, 2016

Digital Dementia Hub

Volunteer Midlothian is developing a Digital Dementia Hub to showcase digital technologies to support activities of daily living for those… Read More...

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...
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