Local Networks: East Lothian & Midlothian
Welcome to the East Lothian & Midlothian Network
Congratulations to Dunbar Fashion School for winning one of Generations Working Together’s Awards for their contribution to reducing loneliness and isolation. The award was presented at the national Conference by the Minister for Older People and Equalities, Christina McKelvie MSP. The Fashion School also won a Highly Commended for being a very innovative project.
Congratulations also go to Sue Northrup and Loreen Pardoe for winning the Yvonne Coull, Local Network Coordinator Award which was so well deserved.
Further details of the awards can be viewed here.
East Lothian & Midlothian Local Network News
Linsey Drever is an intergenerational voluntary network coordinator for Generations Working Together. At the 2019 conference she received the certificate of merit for all the work she has done in the area. Learn more about her in our interview.
Applications now open for a small grants scheme for community groups across Scotland to participate in the To Absent Friends festival of storytelling and remembrance.
Read how Ethel's every day life improved when she was invited to get involved in an intergenerational project
Local Network Events
Wednesday 11th September 2019, 10:00am - 3:00pm at GWT Office, Brunswick House, 51 Wilson St., Glasgow. G1 1UZ.
Tuesday 17th September 2019, 10:00am - 12:00pm at Dunbar Grammar School, Summerfield Road, Dunbar, EH42 1NJ
Tuesday 5th November 2019, 1:00pm - 11:00pm
Tuesday 12th November 2019, 10:00am - 4:00pm at Dunbar/Musselburgh TBC
Tuesday 14th May 2019, 1:30pm - 3:30pm at (Community Room) Gorebridge Primary School, 2C Barleyknowe Lane, Gorebridge EH23 4XA
Tuesday 30th April 2019, 10:00am - 11:00pm at Online course (£150)
Wednesday 9th January 2019, 10:00am - 12:00pm at Carriage House, Pencaitland, EH34 5DL