News & updates

Posted on July 8th, 2015

Rugby for disabled people

Trust Rugby International are looking to deliver taster sessions in Edinburgh. They specialise in 3 main types of Rugby –… Read More...

Posted on June 30th, 2015

Summer - Alzheimer's Fayre

Summer - Alzheimer's Fayre Alzheimer’s Summer Fayre – Sunday 26th July King’s Park – Dalkeith… Read More...

Posted on June 26th, 2015

Volunteering opportunities - Leonard Cheshire

The Leonard Cheshire “Can Do Programme” is starting in Edinburgh. This project aims to enable 16-35 year olds with disabilities… Read More...

Posted on June 25th, 2015

Pilot - Fund for carers of people with PND

The Lanfine Unit is operating a pilot project, offering carers of people using the Lanfine inpatient services an opportunity to… Read More...

Posted on June 24th, 2015

Summer - Free Nature Play for kids (Deaf)

Summer - Free Nature Play for kids (Deaf) Deaf Action are running a programme of Summer Nature Play Workshops with TCV. If you would like to book onto… Read More...

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

Summer - FREE events for carers of people with autism

PASDA have arranged a series of summer activities for carers of people with autism. Thursday 11th June – 16:00 –… 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 22nd, 2015

Have your say - Physical Disability Event

TOWARDS A GOOD LIFE, TOWARDS AN EQUAL LIFE Join others on the 24th June at Dalkeith Arts Centre to be… 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 14th, 2015

Have your say - Citizen Wellbeing Assembly

Citizen Wellbeing Assembly, Murrayfield, Edinburgh 25 June 2015 Join the Citizens Health Wellbeing Assembly to share your experiences, debate pertinent… 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 May 1st, 2015

Summer - Leuchie House events

Leuchie House supports people and their families living with long term conditions. It has a number of summer activities you… 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...
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