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Carers Parliament

The 6th Carers Parliament will be held on Wednesday 24th October at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh. There will be one delegate from each of the 73 Scottish Parliamentary constituencies. Places will be awarded via a ballot which will be …

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Climate Challenge Fund surgery

Community-led organisations from the Scottish Borders can find out more about applying for funding from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) at an Information Surgery in Galashiels. It will take place on Thursday 5th July, from 9.45am-2pm at Old …

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New health and social care standards

The new Health and Social Care Standards became effective from 1 April this year, replacing the National Care Standards. They have the care experiences of individuals at the heart, underpinned by six principles: dignity and respect; compassion; be included; responsive …

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Carers Strategy consultation

Caring Together – Supporting Carers in the Scottish Borders sets out to support carers’ health and wellbeing and to help make caring more sustainable for carers in the Scottish Borders. It aims to build on work that has been achieved …

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Food Train needs volunteers

Food Train, a charity based in Galashiels, offers a low-cost grocery shopping and delivery service to older people at home. It is looking for people who can help to support older people in the community. Shoppers, drivers and delivery helpers …

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Workshop for people caring for someone with dementia

A fun and interactive free workshop for people caring for someone with dementia will be held at Borders Carers Centre on Thursday 24th May. It’s being organised by Hearts & Minds, and will take place from 1.30-3pm. It’s all about making …

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Making connections in Berwickshire

Events in Eyemouth and Duns next week will give local people and groups a chance to talk about how they can work together to make the community even better. They will take place on Tuesday, 8th May from 10am-noon in Eyemouth …

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Food Train needs volunteers

Food Train, a charity based in Galashiels, offers a low-cost grocery shopping and delivery service to older people at home. It is looking for people who can help to support older people in the community. Shoppers, drivers and delivery helpers are …

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‘What Matters’ hub now in Tweeddale

The Health & Social Care Partnership is encouraging Tweeddale residents to go along to the What Matters Community Hub in the Eastgate Theatre’s Studio Room every Wednesday, from 2-4pm. What Matters hubs offer drop-in sessions and appointments where people can …

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Ablility Borders on the road

Ability Borders, the information and signposting organisation for people with a physical disability, is organising a series of roadshows across the Borders. The independent living events are open to anyone with a physical disability or long-term condition, their carers and …

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