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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 Fund it has been agreed that we will combine all three existing posts into a single 30 hour per week post of Project Coordinator. This post is now being advertised on ‘Good Moves’:

We are also advertising for sessional  support workers:

We hope to have these posts filled by 31st March 2019, in time for a Grand Relaunch of the Connecting People Project

New Support Group Meetings

New support group meetings Please come and join us at our open meetings planned to be held on alternate months at Hairmyres and Wishaw Hospitals for 6.30 – 8,30 pm. We will be having visiting speakers covering a variety of relevant topics and there will always be

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Annual General Meeting 2018

LANARKSHIRE EPILEPSY SUPPORT 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Wednesday 19 September, 7-9pm Conference Suite, Avonbridge Hotel, Hamilton ML3 7DB   Please join us at this year’s AGM for up to date information on the progress of Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support and the recent proposed changes in our constitution and

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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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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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Meet Mary-Anne!

Meet Mary-Anne! We met up with Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support’s Project Team Leader, Mary-Anne McCafferty, to find out about her role. Here’s what she had to say… Hi Mary-Anne! Can you tell us a bit about your background? I’ve worked in the voluntary sector for many years. I

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Community Fieldworker (56 hours per month)

Community Fieldworker (56 hours per month) Salary: Sessional Salary info: £12.22 per hour (56 hours per month) Status: Part time Closing date:4 December 2017 Location: Home based Role Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group was established in 2011 to provide support to individuals and families in Lanarkshire who are

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