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Archive for the 'Community' Category

Community Element - Services and What’s On’s

Friday, August 18th, 2017 Community, Hope, Service, Family, Whats On, Personal Impact, Life, Community Element | Comments



A creative church - Fetteresso Church in Stonehaven- Connect with 'Paint and Pray', 'The Haven', 'Heart For Art'  - http://www.fetteresso.org/

A proactive community church - City Church (Aberdeen)meeting in Mackie Academy - 'One Church, Many places'   http://citychurchaberdeen.org/

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



Community Element - Allotments

Friday, August 18th, 2017 Community, Aberdeen City Council, Community Element | Comments


Allotments are a good way to grow food for family and community.


You can buy fruit and veg from the Allotment Market Stall in Seaton Park and Duthie Park Fridays from July 10.30 am to 3 pm


Find out how to volunteer and get involved.

Brian’s Good News 18 August 2017

Friday, August 18th, 2017 Community, Family, Brians Good News, Community Element | Comments


In this edition - beach poniy rides give joy to disabled children, meercats attract visitors to Pets Corner, kangaroo pouches givern to Aberdeen Materity neo natal Hospital to promote skin to skin contact for babies and their parents.

Brian’s Top Ten

Thursday, August 10th, 2017 Community, Family, Brians Good News, Community Element, Encouragement | Comments


Brian presents his choice of Top 10 News Stories from the past year.  He had a choice of 579, whittling it down to 84 then to his Top 10. 

Be encouraged.

Many of Brian's Good News Stories come from Aberdeen Journals - Evening Express

Brian’s Good News

Friday, July 14th, 2017 Community, Hope, Family, Brians Good News, Community Element, Help | Comments


In this edition - School children of Stoneywood School walk out of school on the last day of term with bare feet.

Brian’s Good News - June 9 2017

Friday, June 9th, 2017 Community, Brians Good News, Community Element | Comments


Brian brings a further batch of good news stories from local news papers.  These news stories are from The Evening Express.

Brian’s Good News 2 June 2017

Thursday, June 1st, 2017 Community, Aberdeen City Council, Brians Good News, Community Element | Comments


Brian Presented another crop of good news stories taken from the Evening Express.  We thank Torry St Fitticks Church for giving us the space to record this edition. 

In this quality crop of stories, a lady blind for many years gets to see her family again, thanks to an amazing pasir of specs.  You can contribute to her sight by visiting the Just Giving Page:  - Help Diane See Again.

Also in this edition, 'Waxing Lyical About Bees'. Hanover Street School get 

Hanover Street School crowned Scottish Champions in the Better Energy School Awards!

Great news for Hanover Street School which has been crowned Scottish champion in the Better Energy School Awards for their project ‘Save the Busy Bees’. The project was created by Primary 2 and 3 pupils with teacher Mrs. Elrick and you can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUWmy_GRb4c.

As winners in Scotland, six pupils and three adults from the school are invited to London Zoo on Thursday 15 June for the awards ceremony and for the presentation of the overall UK winner. Fingers crossed for the school becoming UK champions too!



Also - Birds Bees Trees -What Aberdeen City Council is doing....

Community Element - What’s On’s to 26 May 2017

Friday, May 19th, 2017 Community, Whats On, Community Element | Comments


From NE Scotland Christian Diary www.christiandiary.com

Brians Good News - 19 May 2017

Friday, May 19th, 2017 Community, Hope, Family, Personal Impact, Life, Brians Good News, Community Element, Health, Environment, Help | Comments


In Brian's Good News Today - A Trampoline Park - to open by start July,  

Contact The Elderly - www.contact-the-elderly.org.uk  has increased its presence in Aberdeen  Contact Lorna Dunbar 01738 730249

A Care home has reached the top 20 of care homes.

The Child Brain Injury Trust has helped a school boy regain full time education after heart issues and seizures rendered him unable to manage. To find out more visit www.childbraininjurytrust.org.uk

Carers Week 12-18 June aims to raise awareness of caring . highlighting  the challenges faced by carers and recognising the contribution they make to their families Visit Fit 2 Care on Sport Aberdeen's website 

A 7 year old is determined to raise over £1000 for THe Leanne Fund which helps those with Cystic Fibrosis.

Monymusk Church is celebrating 850 years.

Music, Movies, Memories for those with demetia - D In The Park in Westburn Park on 30 May organised by Alzheimer Scotland

A New Marine Life Centre has been planned for Greyhope Bay in Aberdeen. Find outr more by visting www.greyhopebay.org.uk





Interview with John William - Home Away From Home and a Chinese Church

Thursday, May 18th, 2017 Community, International, Life | Comments


Rob speaks to John William who is a both a Film Maker in Edinburgh and is a Pastor at a Chinese Church.  Coming out in 2018 is a brand new film about an International student who comes to the UK and her experiences.  The film draws on the experiences of many students and Chinese Culture in the UK.  The name of the film - ' Home Away From Home'