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…]

Dirleton Community Day, hosted by Dirleton Good Neighbours

Tillie, one of North Berwick Coastal Health and Wellbeing Association (NBCHWA) Co-chairs and Carol, our Community Connector spent a busy four hours explaining the work of NBCHWA and the Community Connections Project at the Dirleton Community Day, held on 31 August. There was a lot of interest. A huge thanks to the Dirleton group: this … [Read more…]

Compassionate Communities Update

North Berwick is one of the eleven communities shortlisted from 44 to submit a proposal to become a Compassionate Community. Four communities will be chosen in January 2020 to be part of the two-year project. The four communities will receive community development advice and support from the Truacanta Project for a period of two years. … [Read more…]

Association update and date of next meeting

The Health & Wellbeing Group will be firing up again on 3rd Sept at 10.30am.  You can find the Agenda for this meeting here. Are YOU interested in issues around health and wellbeing? Would you like to join this very worthwhile community group? Now is the time. We had a busy time in our last … [Read more…]

Autumn Wellbeing Events in Dirleton

As Summer comes to an end, it seems a good time to think forward to Exercise Classes starting soon and for this Autumn. The Dirleton Community on Saturday 31st August will have plenty of ideas, details and contacts to inspire you and the opportunity to chat to class organisers such as Parvine Jazayeri from Ageing … [Read more…]

Making Pearls from Grit: Book Launch

Isla Aitken, a North Berwick resident, will launch her book, Making Pearls from Grit, about her cancer diagnosis and Japanese philosophy. The launch will take place on 11 August at 6.00pm at Steampunk Coffee. Bubbly and nibbles provided! Making Pearls from Grit: Book Launch

Association shortlisted as a Compassionate Community

We’re delighted to announce that North Berwick Coastal Health and Wellbeing Association (NBCHWA) has been shortlisted as a potential Compassionate Community, invited to work up an application for Truacanta Project. From their website, the Truacanta Project is about helping communities unleash their compassion and find ways to help each other with death, dying, loss and … [Read more…]