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Dalry Rainbows Are Looking For New Members

Rainbows have lots of fun. They play games, have parties and make yummy food. The best thing about Rainbows is making friends, learning new things and having adventures. They meet each Monday in Dalry Community Centre from 6pm to 8pm. If you like the sound of Rainbows and are aged between 5 and 7 years please contact Maureen on 01294 832825.


Every Player Counts – Disability Football

Do you have a disability and love football? If you do, contact Beith Astro, Ayrshire on 01505 228141 or email Joanne to find out more about the beautiful game where every player counts. Sessions are open to those, 18 years plus, with Hearing Impairment, Mild Cerebral Palsy, Mental Health Conditions and Learning Disability and are currently held every Tuesday between 12pm and 1pm, no need to book, just go along and enjoy yourself. The first 2 sessions are free but are £2.00 per session thereafter.


Toddler Group Seeks New Members

Lanfine, Irvine’s mother and toddlers group is looking for new members. The group meets at Lanfine Community Centre on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9.30am to 11.30am. The cost is £2 and this includes a cuppa for parents and a snack for tots. So why not go along to meet with new mothers and give tots a chance for extra socialisation


Sign and Be Heard at Ardrossan

The young people at Ardrossan Youth Centre have been learning basic British Sign Language (BSL) over the past few weeks with Sign and Be Heard (funded by Ardrossan Youth Association). All the participants have really enjoyed it as it allows everyone to be heard and to communicate, giving young people the tools and confidence to use BSL and become BSL ambassadors in schools and in the work place. Well done everyone! For more information about the Youth Centre call 01294 464717 or click here.


Kilwinning Scout Group Has Vacancies!

Kilwinning Scout Group provides a range of outdoor based activities for young people between the age of eight and eighteen.

The group is very busy but has a few vacancies existing in some sections. Anyone interested in joining the group should contact the Group Scout Leader on 01294 823525.


Invercare

Invercare is a new care at home provider coming to North Ayrshire. Invercare, based in Inverclyde, is fully registered with the Care Inspectorate. Invercare is a care at home provider in the Inverclyde area that provides 24/7 quality care at home services. Their service is completely flexible, from popping in once a day to 24-hour care. Invercare’s foundations are based on privacy, choice, safety, realising potential, equality and diversity for all and we pride themselves on being a provider of excellence, keen to ensure all its customers care needs are provided to a high standard, Take a look at their website and give them a call for more information on 07948 616564 or 07944 415266


Getting Involved Being Involved

Getting Involved Being Involved is a two part information and consultation day organised by ARC Scotland in conjunction with NHS Ayrshire & Arran for people with learning disabilities, carers and support providers. The first part of the day will give the opportunity to learn about the Charter for Involvement which aims to make involvement better for everyone. The second part is a chance to tell the Learning Disability Team in Ayrshire how improvements could be made. The event will take place on Tuesday 24 March 2015 from 10am to 3.30pm at the Park Hotel, Kilmarnock. To register for the event contact Paddy Carstairs on 0131 663 4444, or by email.


Scheme Launched to Help Dementia Research

A scheme to match dementia researchers with members of the public who are willing to take part in studies has been launched. The online and phone service in England, Scotland and Wales helps people find the projects that most suit them.

Researchers are calling for patients, carers and anyone over 18 who is interested in participating – whether they have been affected by dementia or not – to sign up. By registering with Join Dementia Research, people give permission for scientists to contact them with studies that fit their profiles.


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