Re-provisioning January Update

Dr Deborah Ritchie, one of the co-chairs of the Health and Wellbeing Association attended a re-provisioning meeting on 14 December.  She reports back: “There has been no further progress to date. However, from February to June the hub will be gathering data to inform the initial agreement that is required to present the business case … [Read more…]

We Want You! Volunteering Opportunities in 2020!

The North Berwick Coastal Health & Wellbeing Association (NBCHWA) needs local people to volunteer and become members of the association. Perhaps your new year’s resolution was to be more active in the community?  Or do something locally for your friends and neighbours? We might have the perfect thing for you! In May 2020 the co-chairs … [Read more…]

Compassionate Community Meeting Update

On Saturday 9 November we held a meeting to explore our vision to become a Compassionate Community as part of the Truacanta project.  We were delighted with the turnout of 32 people who attended the meeting and brought great ideas and enthusiasm. Ideas were shared about the need for people to feel comfortable about death, … [Read more…]

Compassionate Communities Public Meeting

Do you want North Berwick to be one of four registered Compassionate Communities in Scotland? Do you want to make the experience of dying and grief and loss and care better for people in our community? Come along to our public meeting on Saturday 9 November and help us shape a vision of how we … [Read more…]

Compassionate Communities October Update

On Thursday 3 October a meeting was held with key organisations in North Berwick who have experience of understanding the needs of people who are dying and people who are grieving.  The meeting was held to establish interest in the concept of a compassionate community. A briefing was given about the national Truacanta Project, a new … [Read more…]

Carers of East Lothian

Do you look after a relative or friend? Carers of East Lothian are here to help. Support and information is provided to people who are caring for a relative or friend. Areas such as benefits, breaks from caring or exploring what support is available in your local community are all covered. Carers of East Lothian … [Read more…]