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Dementia event planned for Selkirk

A Living with and Caring for Dementia Event will take place on Wednesday 14th November at Selkirk Rugby Club from 1pm – 4pm. This event gives those affected by dementia the chance to get advice and information, as well as speak …

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Tuck in for mental health!

A Curry & Chaat evening will be held in Kelso on Thursday 25th October, from 6-8pm. This is an initiative by the Mental Health Foundation, which aims to bring friends together to enjoy a delicious curry and raise money for …

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Sing along at the MacArts!

The new Keys to Life Choir for people with learning disabilities is now up and running in the Borders. Organised by Streets Ahead and The Richmond Foundation, it meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month. It’s at …

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Borderers wanted for TV series

BBC Scotland is planning a new series, which will be fronted by Darren ‘Loki’ McGarvey, a writer, performer and passionate community activist who grew up on a housing scheme in Glasgow. The production team is looking to work with communities …

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Transgender conference

After the success of last year’s first transgender conference in the Borders, this year brings a full day conference aimed at building on current knowledge and developing understanding on how to support Trans people in the Scottish Borders. Supported by …

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September training events

Download details of September events from Borders Care Voice Learning Network. You can also download a booking form and return to us by e-mail to training@borderscarevoice.org.uk. You can sign up to receive our monthly training updates by e-mail.

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Meal Makers moves in

Meal Makers is a local neighbourhood food-sharing project that connects volunteers who have a passion for cooking and want to be active in their communities (Cooks), with older neighbours (Diners) who would appreciate a home cooked meal. Meal Makers has …

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MS Fun Run in Melrose

A fun run in aid of the Borders branch of the MS Society takes place on Saturday 2nd September. It starts at 1pm at the premises of sponsors JS Crawford Builders, Priorwood House, Melrose. There will be routes suitable for wheelchairs, mobility scooters …

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Memory Walk 2018

This year’s Alzheimer Scotland Borders Memory Walk, to raise money to support people living with dementia, will take place at Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre on Saturday 8th September. The walks are designed to be inclusive and there will be other …

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Congratulations, Les!

Les Newington has made it his life’s mission to help other survivors of child abuse. Now he has been recognised at this year’s British Citizen Awards. Les, a member of the Mental Health and Wellbeing Forum, joined Survivors Unite in …

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