Events & Training
Thursday 26th Oct 2017 at The Hub, 102 Grampian Road, Aviemore, Inverness-Shire PH22 1RH (£40)
Monday 6th Nov 2017 at Online course ('specially reduced fee of £100’)
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Ruth Maguire (MSP for Cunninghame South) recently highlighted the work of Anam Cara (a Dementia Respite Unit) in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire in the Scottish Parliament, as well as linking the organisation with Generations Working Together. Last week she helped out with the intergenerational quiz that took place in the centre.
Older volunteers are needed to help raise attainment levels in Perthshire schools as part of a new community project.
The new facility will serve 2 to 18 year olds as well as providing further education opportunities and community facilities for the town.
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Architectural Heritage Fund Accepting Applications for Project Development Grants for December Meeting
The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) is currently accepting applications for grants of up to £25,000 from registered charities and social enterprises in the UK that need some support to cover some of the costs of developing and co-ordinating a building project and taking it towards the start of work on site.
Published on Sep 7, 2017 Members' Business Debate on the subject of— S5M-06963 Christine Grahame: Generations Working Together—That the Parliament notes the innovative collaboration between Newbyres Village and Newbyres Nursery in Gorebridge, where children visit older residents on a weekly basis; considers that this is to the mutual benefit of the children and the older residents; understands that, on these visits, the children paint with the residents, are told stories, plant sunflowers, are taught nursery rhymes and play hilarious games, which assist hand and eye co-ordination of both young and old; congratulates the charity, Generations Working Together, and Newbyres Village and Newbyres Nursery, on supporting this initiative, and notes the recommendations for similar projects elsewhere in Scotland.
Funding events and drop-in sessions from Big Lottery Fund during October and November.
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