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CLASP is recruiting for a number of volunteers to join their Board of Trustees.
CLASP is a long-established charity, working across North Ayrshire to offer support to people aged 50+ through provision of a range of services and activities to reduce isolation and loneliness, and improve health and wellbeing. They offer:
– Local access to advice and information on issues affecting social inclusion.
– Advice to ensure local people and groups gain an increased knowledge of their rights and their capacity to actively address issues affecting the quality of life.
– Assistance in accessing training and educational opportunities to gain transferable skills, enabling individuals to access employment and further educational opportunities
– Support to ensure that local people aged 50+ and groups can access training in essential digital skills to meet their personal needs
For more info or to get involved, call 01294 602711 or email

Harbour Art’s Centre

Planning a walk down Irvine Harbourside any time soon? If so, why not pop into the Harbour Arts Centre to see the latest exhibition by local artist Peter Tudhope Painting ⛵️
Showcasing his work at our arts and cultural hub, the ‘Then and Now’ exhibition is on display in the HAC’s main galleries until Saturday 20 August.
Bold, bright and brimming with coastal inspiration, the dazzling selection of artworks showcases Peter’s development from an expressive style of work, that he adopted prior to 2015, to that of a more colourful and vibrant style 🎨
Opening times can be found on the website here:

CLASP’s Hope Goes Digital goes to Dumfries house.

CLASP’s Hope Goes Digital is organizing a bus trip to Dumfries house.

The trip will involve arriving at Stevenson for pickup at 10:30am on Wednesday the 24th of August and will be travelling back from Dumfries at 3:30pm. The trip is available for anyone over 50 and costs £10. Depending on the number of attendees there might be further pickup points.

For more info or to book your place on the trip, call 01294 602711

Love North Ayrshire

Got free time this summer?


Local history group Kilwinning Heritage are looking for volunteers!


If you’d like to pledge your time, read more by clicking the link below to find out how to get involved –


Eglinton Country Park

In partnership with The Trinity Active Travel Hub Eglinton Country Park have a selection of equipment to help all our users access the park. We have assisted wheelchairs, double seat tricycles, single seat support tricycles and much more.

We are looking for a group of volunteers who would like to help us film some content for social media and our website so we can launch our new equipment and a booking system so the public can start using it.

If you’re interested in helping please contact us via facebook or email us on

*Please note that the equipment is not yet for hire. More information on booking will be posted on social media soon*


Free Wood Giveaway

Local residents are invited to collect a share of wood logs and wood chips from the former Dreghorn Recycling Centre on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 August 2022.
Wood supply is limited and it will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be limits to the quantity of wood collected per person.
For more information about the free wood giveaway go to…/Tree-mendous…

Do you know someone who is facing the end of life and needs a companion?

Perhaps they are alone, or they have family who could do with some support or respite.


No One Dies Alone work now with people from the moment of diagnosis.

Visit for more information.

Mindfulness Workshops for Age 50+

Mindfulness Workshops with Linda from No One Dies Alone for over 50s. Tuesdays 2-3pm at David White Engagement Hub, Canal Street, Saltcoats.

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