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Fire Service

We are delighted to be invited along to Strathclyde Fire Service Headquarters to deliver a presentation on epilepsy, its effect, side effects, causes and medication. Also we will be looking at positive examples of people with epilepsy and their contribution to society. This will take place on

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A meeting for potential Volunteers is being held at Costa Café Faraday Retail Park Coatbridge 11am 28/08/19, and in Costa Cafe Hamilton 29/09/19 11am. Please come along and find out how you may be able to help. How volunteering may help you, and how we can grow

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Transforming Lives Community Lanarkshire Forum

We are delighted to be taking part in our first Transforming Lives Community Forum. This takes place New College Lanarkshire 8/8/19. We would like to thank Remploy for the invite, and look forward to meeting some new partner charities.

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Interim Project | Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group

Helen MacDonald and Phil Robinson have resigned from The Management Committee and will manage the Connecting People BLF Project for a six month period, from October 2018 – March 2019 New post After a review of the Connecting People Staffing structure and discussions with The Big Lottery

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St Margaret’s High School YPI Presentation

St Margaret’s High School YPI Presentation A huge thank you to Tony, Jay, Kyle, Lewis, Jamie and James from St Margaret’s High School in Airdrie, for choosing Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support as their partner organisation for their Youth and Philanthropy Initiative Scotland presentation. Mary-Anne was invited along to

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Annual Report 2016-2017

Annual Report 2016-17 Our annual report and financial statements for 2016-17 are now available to download here.

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Privacy Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support respects the privacy and trust of its members and supporters. We do not collect data via our website, either directly or through third party services such as Google Analytics. In addition, our website does not use cookies. Our website does contain links to

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Call for Trustees

Call for Trustees Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support aims to provide support, raise awareness and increase understanding of the effects of epilepsy, and to establish monthly meetings with the purpose of overcoming the ignorance, fear and misunderstanding that often comes with epilepsy. Greater understanding will assist people in living

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Catching up with Helen

Catching up with Helen Helen MacDonald is co-founder of Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support, and was the charity’s first paid member of staff. Now that the new staff team is in place, Helen is back on the Board, helping to steer the organisation’s ongoing development at a very exciting

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Catching up with Kevin

Catching up with Kevin Kevin McKay has taken up post as our Community Fieldworker. Here’s what he had to say when we caught up with him for a chat… Hi Kevin – welcome to Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support! Tell us a bit about your background and what attracted

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