Tag: wellbeing

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Nominations open for the Inspiring Volunteering Awards 2018

Nominations are now open for the East Lothian Inspiring Volunteering Awards 2018! The Awards are organised by STRiVE, the Third Sector Interface for East Lothian, to recognise and celebrate the wide-ranging achievement and significant impact that volunteers make within our county. This is your chance to tell STRiVE who makes a difference in your community.…
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August 28, 2018 0

Our Outdoors – Your Views Wanted

CHANGES Community Health Project has been contacted by the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP) at the University of Edinburgh in partnership with the UK Medical Research Council (MRC). They are looking for people to participant in their research project. The project team are passionate about working with the public to improve health…
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February 9, 2018 0

It’s going to be a braw January!

Happy New Year from Loopy Towers! We’ve finally packed away the Christmas tree, eaten the last mince pie and already broken a few resolutions. 2017 – the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology – flew by, and seems to have re-generated into the Year of Young People quicker than Peter Capaldi turned into Jodie Whittaker. On 30th…
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January 5, 2018 0

Vote for the Pans Labyrinth!

The Friends of Cuthill Park are asking people to vote for their project to receive funding from the Aviva Community Fund.  (Voting begins Friday 21st October) This grant will enable the charity to work with international labyrinth artist Jim Buchanan in holding several events in Cuthill Park to design a labyrinth linked to the salt-panning…
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October 20, 2016 0

One year of free school meals

Pupils, families and schools continuing to benefit. Primary schools across Scotland will continue serving up free school meals for all Primary 1-3 pupils in 2016, after a successful first year of implementation. The Scottish Government is providing an additional £53.9 million to enable local councils to continue to deliver this commitment. Following its launch by…
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January 5, 2016 0

Suicide Awareness Events in East Lothian

On 10th September, people from around the world will mark World Suicide Prevention Day, an event that promotes suicide awareness and efforts to prevent suicide. In 2011, 22 people took their own lives in East Lothian – the highest since 1991. This figure decreased the following year to 18 and fell further last year to…
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September 6, 2014 0