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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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BAVS summer programme

Berwickshire Association for Voluntary Service (BAVS) has published its new programme of  professional development and governance support for the third sector in Berwickshire. BAVS will be running a programme every term and is keen to hear about any learning needs … Continue reading

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ALISS training events

A Local Information System for Scotland (ALISS) is a newly re-launched service to increase the availability of health and wellbeing information in Scotland. A series of training events has been arranged in the Borders for organisations who want to add … Continue reading

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BCLN training in April

Borders Care Learning Network training courses in April focus on dementia. Dementia – Informed practice level is on Wednesdays 11th April in Peebles and 18th April in Galashiels. Dementia – Stress and distress is on Tuesday 17th April in Galashiels. … Continue reading

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New Borders Recovery College – consultation event

The new Borders Recovery College is hosting a consultation event on Wednesday 11th April, from 2pm-4pm at The Hive, Low Buckholmside, Galashiels. The Recovery College, run by Health in Mind, will offer a space for people to understand and share … Continue reading

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Carers Week 2018

This year, Carers Week will be held from 11th-17th June. Borders Care Voice and Borders Carers Centre are planning to hold our annual local event on Tuesday12th June – more details to follow. The event is aimed at unpaid carers but there … Continue reading

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Ability Borders on the road

Ability Borders is planning a series of roadshows in April. They will take place in Duns, Eyemouth, Galashiels, Hawick, Kelso and Peebles. The events will include brief presentations on key themes and a drop-in marketplace. Dates and more details will … Continue reading

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Improved online information    

A new version of ALISS – A Local Information System for Scotland – has been launched. It is funded by the Scottish Government and delivered by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland. Its main objectives include increasing the availability … Continue reading

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Free home energy advice

Home Energy Scotland is hosting three free events in the Scottish Borders this month, to bring together home energy and industry specialists. The events – in Peebles, Selkirk and Melrose – are for anyone who finds their home hard to heat or … Continue reading

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