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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 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

International Bureau for Epilepsy Conference

In September, members of the Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group attended the International Bureau for Epilepsy 2016 Conference in Prague. It was an opportunity to meet up with other organisations that support people with epilepsy across the world. The programme included interesting sessions by Professor Gus Baker on

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Family Fun Day at Bothwell Evangelical Church

A hugely successful “Family Fun Day”took place in March 2016. Face painting, and arts and crafts activities were popular with the younger ones, and the event was great for getting together for a blether over a cup of tea. And yet another way of providing information about

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10-Pin Bowling

Support Group members met back in Spring 2016 for a fun night out for a game of 10-pin bowling at M&Ds. This was a great opportunity for everyone to get together socially, and we plan to arrange another night out at the end of October 2016.

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Bank of Scotland Information Day

Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group forged links with the East Kilbride branch of the Bank of Scotland at an information day hosted in Spring 2016. Our co-ordinator, Helen MacDonald, was on-hand to provide information to staff and customers about epilepsy. It was also an opportunity to raise the

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2016 Annual General Meeting

The Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group AGM takes place on Thursday 29th of September. Click here for details:  agm-2016-details

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Bank of Scotland Fundraising Night

The Village Inn, East Kilbride, was the venue for a fundraising night for the Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group in September 2016. It was hosted by staff from the local branch of Bank of Scotland, and we give particular thanks to Sarah Wilson for her efforts in organising

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Legacy Gift

Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group received a legacy gift from the Hayn family from North Lanarkshire following a family bereavement. We wish to thank the Hayn family for their kind generosity, which will help provide information and support for people who have epilepsy, their families, friends and carers

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Family Fun Day

Fun games . . . arts and craft . . . face painting . . . hot dogs . . . ball pool . . . bouncy castle . . . magician and children’s entertainer.  Plus a few special Disney guests to help make our Family Fun

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New Communication and Information Worker post created

We are looking for a dynamic individual to help us take Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group to the next level. The Communication & Information Worker will help us to reach out to many more people needing our support, through the use of our website and social media. Please

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Support Group Meeting Night Out!

THURSDAY 28TH JANUARY – SUPPORT GROUP NIGHT OUT! Please come along and join us for our postponed Christmas Night Out on Thurs 28th at Costa’s Greek Restaurant in Hamilton at 7pm. This will be an opportunity to have a relaxed introduction to the group while enjoying a night

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