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Alpaca visit a big success

Resident Alexa Mclean with Calvin the alpaca Residents at Cairndean House in Colinton were given the chance to get up close with Amadeus and Calvin, two alpacas. The animals from BobCat Alpacas in nearly Bonaly toured the home and gardens and residents were encouraged to interact with them. They also learned about the history of the animals. Gillian More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, February 1st, 2018

PowerSwim your way to fitness

Edinburgh Leisure run classes to help you get fit by swimming. Powerswim is a half hour class designed to make you ‘a stronger, fitter and faster swimmer’. This class is designed for anyone who is just More...

By LindseyPorter On Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Scottish Yoga Calendar raises thousands for charity

Emma Frame and Lindsey Porter, two yoga teachers based in Scotland  created a unique 2018 calendar because they feel passionate about sharing the benefits that yoga can bring to all bodies and minds. They also More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

The Daily Mile could become your new way to keep fit in 2018

Scots encouraged to start walking a mile a day. Scots are being urged to start their New Year’s resolutions early and pledge to walk for 15 minutes a day, as the country takes steps towards becoming the world’s More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Cramond Primary Pupils Deliver early Christmas to Local Care Home

Pupils deliver Christmas gifts to Cramond Residence Pupils at Cramond Primary School delivered Christmas presents to people living with dementia and their carers as part of a local gift appeal for the elderly. Gifts More...

By John Preece On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Pregnant Women across Lothians Urged to get Flu Vaccine

The vaccine can help protect both pregnant women and their babies against flu The Royal College of Midwives is today (27 November 2017) urging more pregnant women across the Lothians to get their flu vaccine to More...

By John Preece On Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Change is in the Works as Leith set to Become Zero Waste

Leith to become Zero Waste Town Leith is set to lead the way in becoming a zero waste town for residents and workers and drive forward Scotland’s waste-free revolution, as part of an initiative led by local environmental More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Joint Call for new Public Board Members

The Scottish Ambulance Service and NHS 24 have today launched a nationwide recruitment drive to fill vacant positions on their public boards. Both organisations are hoping to attract interest from a broad cross-section More...

By Nigel Duncan On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Easier test for bowel cancer

Shona Robison Thousands more people across Scotland will benefit from the roll-out of a new and easier screening test to detect symptoms of bowel cancer. The Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) requires participants More...

By Mike Smith On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Scottish Residents Urged to be Winter Ready

Gas distribution company SGN is supporting a new campaign urging people to be prepared for bad weather this winter and to know what to do if they have a power cut or gas emergency. The launch comes as it’s revealed More...

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