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Why Kindness Matters

Kindness can bring all sorts of benefits to your life, from accelerating the healing process to sustaining quality relationships.

Have a look at this interesting article to find out why kindness matters in all our lives.

Cancer and Dementia

There are a growing number of people in the UK now living with both cancer and dementia. Living with cancer and dementia can be challenging not only for the person, but for family or friends looking after them.

MacMillan Cancer Support and Dementia UK have teamed up to provide a practical guide to caring for people living with both conditions.

Musical Memory Lane at Ardeer Community Centre

Musical Memory Lane is on a Monday from 1.30pm to 3pm at Ardeer Community Centre in Stevenston. MML is a special fun afternoon of music, tea and biscuits. During the afternoon we have music from either Mary or Andrew, singing with some time for everyone to have a chat with friends, old and new ones made along the way.

Although the afternoon is Alzheimers and Dementia friendly, you don’t need to have been diagnosed to come along, our afternoon is open to anyone, age 50 plus to join us.

We do not charge for Musical Memory Lane, however donations are always welcome.

If you would like further information on Musical Memory Lane, please contact Margaret on 07826 144 506 during the day or email us at anytime.



New Gaelic Classes By The Hope Project

The Hope Project are running a new class for the over 50’s – Scottish Gaelic.


Venue: Towerland Community Centre

Cost:£2 per class

Find out more about Scottish Gaelic history and learn some basic Gaelic whilst meeting new people.

For more information contact: Kirsty – 07379448284

Talking About Alcohol and Drugs

North Ayrshire’s Alcohol and Drug Partnership are gathering views from staff, people who use services and the general public about prevention approaches, community involvement, what’s working
and what needs improved.

The survey is open until 17 June – They are keen to hear from as many people as possible.

Please share and take 5 minutes to complete the questionnaire and tell them your views and share with colleagues, family and friends.

The responses to the survey will enable North Ayrshire ADP to create their action plan for the next few years.

Irvine Wellbeing Centre

Everyday Mindfulness Scotland has a little sanctuary at Sovereign House, Irvine.  The timetable for their new wellbeing centre is on their website and Facebook page @EverydayMindfulnessScotland.

A sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, a place, dedicated to your physical, emotional and spiritual growth.  A space which will harmonise and restore your wellbeing and help you realise your full potential.

They have a variety of classes, from qigong and yoga to relaxation, counselling, mindfulness and meditation and a variety of teachers. There is something for everyone to help you recharge, de-stress and take time out.  Their aim is to make you feel fantastic and maintain your physical, mental and spiritual health.  Why not check out the timetable and get in touch to book in for a free taster session to try something out?  Contact (  Usual cost is £5.00 for meditation and relaxation class and yoga and qigong costs £6.00.

Doorstep Callers

Has someone been in your area knocking doors offering to do work?

Report it to Trading Standards on 01294 310100 and help protect vulnerable members of your community.

North Ayrshire Champions for Change

North Ayrshire Champions For Change

Are you out of work and interested in sport and physical activity ?

Champions for Change is a 4 week programme which develops your coaching skills and gives opportunities to deliver sport and physical activity in your community.

This free programme is delivered in partnership with NA ADP, NA Active Schools and supported by DWP and CEIS Ayrshire.

For more information contact Craig on or call 07436561356.

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