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Put the kettle on for Alzheimer Scotland’s Tea & Blether

Alzheimer Scotland wants to get you chatting over a cup of tea. The charity is launching its Tea & Blether campaign to get people talking about dementia.So pick a date gather some friends...

Roy Laidlaw’s youngest son preparing for an “amazing challenge” for charity

The youngest son of the former Scotland and British & Irish Lions scrum-half, Roy Laidlaw, Chris Laidlaw is a Scotland Club XV International stand-off in his own right.Chris, 30, captain of Boroughmuir Bears in...

Alzheimer Scotland Memory Walk raises funds for dementia

Hundreds of families from across Edinburgh and the Lothians gathered together earlier today at Dalkeith Country Park, to take part in Alzheimer Scotland’s Midlothian Memory Walk, to try and make sure nobody faces dementia...

Knitting – Rowan share ideas for looking good while keeping warm this winter

SNUGGLY INSPIRATION THIS WINTER ON HOW TO KEEP WARM AND LOOK GOOD!Karelia House recently hosted a top Fashion Show and Exhibition for top British wool brand Rowan, currently celebrating its 40th Anniversary.The craft retailer...

Festival Theatre hosts dementia friendly event

In collaboration with Edinburgh’s Health and Social Care Partnership and Alzheimer Scotland, the Festival Theatre yesterday hosted a pilot event for dementia friendly audiences.The event was the beginning of the city centre theatre’s work in...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

Well we all know what's on in Scotland this week....but there's plenty available to take your mind off it.... MONDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2014All Quiet On The Western Front (1930): a film saga of German boys...

Edinburgh to be dementia-friendly city

The capital is on its way to becoming a dementia-friendly city after a plan was approved to help improve the lives of people with the condition throughout Edinburgh earlier this week.There are currently around...

Football Memories Project goes from strength to strength

 It is a chilling statistic, but over 84,000 people in Scotland have a diagnosis of dementia, which is the equivalent of every spectator on an average Scottish football weekend.Many of those affected have short...

Celebrate Mother’s Day 2013 in Edinburgh!

Mother's Day is right around the corner, and  Edinburgh has many wonderful ways to celebrate.  The Edinburgh Reporter  has some suggestions to help you brighten up your mum's special day of the year!TREAT YOUR...

Edinburgh man’s 4000 mile charity bike ride across Australia

A retired Baberton Mains man is planning to cycle 4,000 miles across Australia to raise money for The Craig Gowans Memorial Fund and Radio Lollipop.Andrew Dickson will arrive in Perth on Sunday 19 August...

Fundraising for Alzheimer Scotland and Alzheimer Society

Warm hearted staff members from Dulux Decorator Centres' stores across the region came together recently to undertake a 14 mile trek from the company’s Edinburgh West store, situated on Turnhouse Road, to the Forth...

Link Housing raise money for Alzheimer Scotland

Link Housing Association presented the Edinburgh-based charity, Alzheimer Scotland, a cheque for £5840.56 on 19 January 2011 at Albany Court, Denny.The money was raised as part of Link’s LinkGiving initiative last year where employees...


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