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Archive for the 'Community Element' Category

Community Element - Poppy Scotland

Friday, September 29th, 2017 Community, Service, Community Element, Armed Forces, Rememberance | Comments


During a Live broadcast of Gospel Cafe at St Columbas Church of Scotland  in Bridge of Don, Rob spoke to Frances Beveridge who is NE Fundraiser for Poppy Scotland and is based in Inverness.

Cook at The Nook

Friday, September 29th, 2017 Community, Community Element, Food, CFINE | Comments


Cook at the Nook is the Training Kitchen run by CFINE.  On Wednesday,  Rob went along to find out more about the great work that goes on there.  

It was instructional and relaxed with plenty of time given for participants to work at, practice cooking skills, get instruction as needed.  Rob was made welcome by Sean McVeigh and certainly by Susan, adventurous Liz and by Shona and her carer Carolyn.  The sugarfree cake was yum any my colleagues enjoyed it. It was very clear that the session was being enjoyed.

The ethos is simple cooking and using what you can even what you think you can't like potato peelings to make snacks.  

Community Element Brian’s Good News 29 September 2017

Friday, September 29th, 2017 Brians Good News, Community Element | Comments


In today's edition - Friends and family  of a NE man struck with motor neuron disease (MND) raised over £17000 at a charity ball.  The amount raised was well in excess of expectations and enabled £5000 to the MND Society and £12,000 towards a car for the man tp accommodate his wheel chair.

Community Element - The World of Fantastic Fungi

Friday, September 29th, 2017 Community, Community Element, Food, Foraging, Alternatives | Comments


Rob speaks to Dr Alex Brand and Ann Millar representing the British Mycological Society about the uses of fungi and the issues which can be caused by foraging for fungi and alternatives. 



What’s On’s to 30 September 2017

Friday, September 22nd, 2017 Community, Whats On, Community Element, MacMillan Cancer Support | Comments


Most What's on's are listed in NE Scotland Christian Diary also mentioned

MacMillan Cancer Support and St Columbas Church of Scotland.

Community Element - Life Long Learning

Friday, September 22nd, 2017 Community, Hope, Aberdeen City Council, Life Skills, Community Element, Life Long Learning | Comments


Life Long Learning in Aberdeen is run by Aberdeen City Council and is Community based.  It seeks to reach out to many people groups such as parents, those struggling to attain qualifications or those struggling to master life skills.

Brian’s Good News 22 September 2017

Friday, September 22nd, 2017 News, Aberdeen City Council, Brians Good News, Community Element, Maggies Centres, Evening Express | Comments


This edition was recorded at Torry St Fitticks Church in Aberdeen.

Brian's pick of news stories this week includes cyclists who cycled between Inverness and Aberdeen  Maggies' Centres to raise money for the cancer support charity and a selfless technician in Harlaw Academy who gave thousands of extra hours to helping the pupils and helping them to raise lots of cash for good causes.


The news this week is from The Evening Express

Community Element - greeting and What’s on to 22 September 2017

Friday, September 15th, 2017 Whats On, Community Element | Comments


What's on's from www.christiandiary.com 

and Ranger Events from Aberdeen City Council

Brian’s Good News 15 September 2017

Friday, September 15th, 2017 Community, Brians Good News, Community Element, Appeal | Comments


In this edition - An English couple thanked after they perform CPR on an Aberdeen man who was on holiday,  Befriend a Child Service raises £50, 000 half way to its target.  Text SMILE to 70660 to help further.

Footballer declares his Faith.

Foodbanks are struggling to keep pace with demand.

Dr Mo Khan who is a consultant haematologist at Aberdeen's ARI to set to scale Scolty Hill 20 times in 1 day to raise funds for Friends of Anchor to mark its 20th Anniversary. To help Dr Khahn raise money visit

Community Element - Rob speaks to Tracey Leybourne who gives a users impression of food provision in Aberdeen

Friday, September 15th, 2017 Community, Community Element, Food, Service Users Impression, Food Provision | Comments


with information from CFINE.