News & updates

Posted on January 29th, 2015

FREE stress reduction courses

Stress Control is a free six week, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based self-help course offered by NHS Lothian. It consists… Read More...

Posted on January 23rd, 2015

Stress reduction course

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Programme Mindfullness is defined as non-judgmental, moment-to-moment awareness. It is a way for you to experientially learn… Read More...

Posted on January 20th, 2015

Volunteers needed to support families

Are you looking for really rewarding volunteering in 2015? Home Link Family Support are looking for kind hearted non-judgemental volunteers… Read More...

Posted on January 20th, 2015

Funding for healthy eating

Does your organisation want to help people in Midlothian to access and enjoy healthy food? Small grants (up to £2000)… Read More...

Posted on January 13th, 2015

New 'app' to help share the care

Jointly –  https://www.jointlyapp.com/#welcome Jointly is an app that makes caring for someone a little easier, less stressful and a lot… Read More...

Posted on January 13th, 2015

Botanic Gardens - Disabled Access Day

Saturday 17th January 2015 10.00 – 16.00 Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh is taking part in… Read More...

Posted on January 8th, 2015

Support to start your own business from home.

New Confidence for Business Start ups programme for 2015 Taster information session – Tuesday 3rd Feb 9:30am – 1pm. Full… Read More...

Posted on December 19th, 2014

Mental Health project supporters wanted

“See Me” is a national inititative to help change stigma and discrimination for people affected by mental health issues. They… Read More...

Posted on December 17th, 2014

Art holidays for carers in Aberdeen

Wednesday 15th April 2015 Tuesday 19th May 2015 Cost : £70 per day. Creative Retreat Scotland are a company who… Read More...

Posted on December 5th, 2014

Dalkeith traders support the Barter Project

Dalkeith Traders Support the Barter Project December 1st to 8th, Dalkeith High Street For the first week of December, you… Read More...

Posted on December 5th, 2014

Looking for your favourite toilet!

Euan’s Guide are looking for your favourite accessible toilet! To celebrate World Toilet Day they decided to make a list… Read More...

Posted on November 12th, 2014

Carer's pampering evening - Headway Group

Carers’ Pampering Evening, Thursday 27 November 2014 The festive period is a hectic time of year, and the people at… Read More...

Posted on November 6th, 2014

Book Week Scotland - 24 - 30 November

Book Week Scotland is a celebration of books, libraries and reading. Midlothian Libraries, Creative Scotland and the Scottish Book Trust… Read More...

Posted on November 6th, 2014

Wellbeing courses - Mental Health - FREE

The Lothian Education and Recovery Network (LEARN) is a collaboration between the Lothian Recovery Network (LRN), the Consultation and Advocacy… Read More...

Posted on November 4th, 2014

Family Holiday Association - applications now open!

The Family Holiday Association will be accepting new applications for holidays in their next grant round from 1st November. This… Read More...

Posted on October 10th, 2014

Have your say - national survey

Have Your Say on Disability Scottish Disability Equality Forum and Independent Living for Scotland are currently undertaking a National Survey… Read More...

Posted on October 8th, 2014

Lunchtime art exhibition at Dalkeith Palace

Barter at Dalkeith Palace A lunchtime exhibition of work you wouldn’t expect to see there Open Monday 6th- Saturday 11th… Read More...

Posted on September 23rd, 2014

Luminate - Scotland's Creative Ageing Festival

Luminate takes place across Scotland throughout October, and spotlights arts activities by and for older people, as well as events… Read More...

Posted on September 19th, 2014

Help to start a heritage project

Planning a Heritage Project for your community? Venue: Heritage Lottery Fund Office, 38 Thistle Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1EN When: Monday,… Read More...

Posted on September 19th, 2014

Have your say - safety on public transport

Speak up for Safety on Public Transport – Developing a charter on Mainstreaming Equality Do you use Edinburgh’s public transport… Read More...
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