Thursday, December 2, 2021

Inverclyde walking group strides their way to national award

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An Inverclyde walking group has won a volunteer award for helping to improve the health of their local community whilst going the extra mile to provide support during the pandemic.Inverclyde Bothy Health Walk Project...

Volunteer wins award for path transformation in The Scottish Borders

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A LOCAL volunteer been recognised for his dedication to developing and maintaining walking paths in Earlston that’s contributing to improving the health of many in his local community.Ian Gibb, who co-founded the Earlston Paths...

Walking group win volunteer award for stepping up during lockdown

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WALK with Braveheart, an organised walking group, has gained accreditation for its voluntary services throughout the pandemic.The team of volunteers, who do group walks around Clackmannanshire, supported locals throughout Covid-19 by dropping off shopping...

Ayrshire Walking Group Wins Award for Volunteer Diversity

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An Ayrshire walking group has gained accreditation for its voluntary services throughout lockdown.Ayrshire Sportsability joined forces with the Royal National Institute of Blind Scotland (RNIB) to get more people with visual impairments out walking...

Angus local awarded for efforts to support dementia friendly walking

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A woman from Angus has won a volunteer award for her efforts to help people with dementia to get regular exercise by leading local walks.Margaret Mackie won the award for her voluntary work with...

New stress reduction initiative has paw-sitive impact on staff

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AN EDINBURGH-based financial services recruitment firm has enlisted some four-legged volunteers to help reduce stress and increase activity amongst its staff while raising money for charity.The 22 strong team at Core-Asset Consulting will be...
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Mental health charity highlights patient experiences of ‘invisible’ illness

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A SCOTTISH mental health charity is praising the courage of children who are speaking out about the challenges they face, whilst living with an “invisible” illness.Young ambassadors for the Teapot Trust will be discussing...

East Dunbartonshire local takes to walking to reduce environmental impact

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A KIRKINTILLOCH-based walker has been featured in an online exhibition recognising people who champion the joy of everyday walking.Hazel Muir’s portrait and walking story is part of Scotland’s national walking charity Path for...

Highland man shares powerful portrait inspiring locals to step outside

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A Skye local has featured in an online exhibition recognising people who champion the joy of everyday walking. Charles Harris OBE from Earlish has shared his walking story and love for the outdoors as part...

Walking daily points Midlothian woman in the right direction

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A ROSLIN local has been featured in an online exhibition recognising people who champion the joy of everyday walking.55-year-old Juliet Ridgway-Tait’s portrait and walking story is part of Scotland’s Walking Charity, Paths for...

Dumbarton woman steps in the right direction to save environment

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A West Dunbartonshire local has featured in an online exhibition recognising people who champion the joy of everyday walking.Walking has been a lifeline for Carol Young throughout her life for mental and physical health...
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Shocking image shows drug paraphernalia discarded just miles from COP26 event

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A SHOCKING image shows a large amount of drug paraphernalia scattered on a street just over a mile away from the COP26 event.Scots drug activist Peter Krykant captured the horrifying photograph in Queen Street,...

Disabled Fife Local Shares Portrait Promoting Accessible Walks

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 AN INSPIRING young disabled man has been featured in an online exhibition recognising efforts to champion the joy of everyday active travel and motivate others to utilise accessible routes.Thornton local, Connor Beveridge (26) has...

Alloa artist shares powerful portrait to inspire locals to step forward

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THE PORTRAIT of a Clackmannanshire artist has been recognised in an online exhibition sharing stories of people who champion the joy of everyday walking.Alloa-based Scott Simpson found his love for walking whilst completing his...

Love for walking helps Inverness local find his voice

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AN inspirational story of how walking saved an Inverness local’s life on two occasions has been displayed in an online exhibition recognising people who champion the joy of everyday walking.Previous Head of BBC Radio...

Powerful portraits inspire Scots to step forward for the environment

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INSPIRING stories of Scots who champion the joy of everyday walking have been featured in an online exhibition launched as COP26 is underway in Glasgow. Scotland’s walking charity Paths for All is sharing stories from people who’ve...

Dental directors reveal flagship eco-practice equipped with bird feeders and beehives

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The board of directors at Scotland’s largest dental group have unveiled its leading ‘eco-champion’ practice in the heart of the Highlands.Glencoe Dental Centre which is part of the Clyde Munro Dental Group has undergone...
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Scots practitioner warned by regulator after being caught four times over drink-drive limit

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A SCOTS autism practitioner who was caught driving while four times over the drink-driving limit has avoided being struck off the care register.Elaine Gillespie was pulled over by police on the B921 in Glenrothes,...

Volunteering dentists treat more than 100 children for vital hygiene treatment

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A SCOTTISH dental group has now delivered over 100 free Fluoride Varnish treatments for children in some of Scotland’s most deprived areas following pandemic fears.Dentists at Clyde Munro Dental Group have volunteered their own...

St Andrews housing development welcomes first-footer

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A new affordable housing development in St Andrews has welcomed its first-footer into his dream retirement home.79-year-old retiree Anthony Deale was one of the first to set foot inside Bield’s newest development, Malory House.A...
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