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A Change in Altitude

In 1997 Steve Fossett was at 24500 ft, trying to fly round the world in a hot-air balloon when he faced a serious problem. Steve takes up the story; “Whilst heading east across the Atlantic Ocean, the prevailing winds were carrying me straight for Li...
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Visit to Cameron House Chaplaincy

Chaplains visiting Cameron House on Wednesday got into the spirit of the day by dressing up as Little Miss Muffet and Jack O' Lantern.  They then became spontaneous judges of the staff pumpkin crafting competition. We didn't hear the ...
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An Unsung Heroine

Lynne and Jacqueline went down to the dark and dusty basement to find some more loo rolls! When rummaging through cupboards they came across a treasure trove, not of money but the story of a heroine which had been forgotten for over 100 years ..........
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Focus (Workplace Word, Chic Lidstone)

One day, an old Native American chief was walking by a river with his grandson. Thinking about what wisdom to impart to the boy, he told him that our minds are like rivers, in that to be fresh and healthy, they are always flowing. When they are not f...
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Steve Brown - Chaplain at Ayrshire Hospice (former WPCS Intern)

An article about inspirational hospice workers appeared in an edition of The Scottish Sun last week. One of the workers interviewed was Steve Brown, who was an Intern with WPCS before he was appointed Chaplain at Ayrshire Hospice.   As chap...
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Midlothian Council - Stobhill Depot Training Event (For Information Only)

Health and Wellbeing Poster On Thursday, 6th September, Midlothian Council are running a health and wellbeing event. This event is for the staff at Midlothian Council and Paul Hayes, Midlothian Council Chaplain and Paul Wilson, WPCS Central Scotland ...
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Passing Out Parade of Recruits at SFRS, Portlethen Training Centre

Ron Flett, Aberdeen City Centre Chaplain, was invited to Portlethen Training Centre on 2nd August where he attended the Passing Out Parade of the newest recruits of SFRS.   It's always a privilege for our chaplains to be invited to these ty...
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Bon Accord Care Bid Farewell to a Senior Carer

Residents in Gairn Court (Bon Accord Care) gatthered earlier this week to wish one of their senior carers/support workers a happy retirement and happy birthday. Sylvia has worked as Senior carer/support for the last 10 years, and we wish her both a H...
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A “Q Tip”

Back in the 1920s when Polish-American entrepreneur Leo Gerstenzang saw his wife putting little pieces of cotton balls on to toothpicks, he invented Q-tips®, known to us as cotton buds. He thought this was a safer way to clean his baby’s ears. Mr. Ge...
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Lunchtime Seminars

WPCS are running 2 lunchtime seminars on 5th September and 7th November.  Both seminars are free of charge and being held at: Board Room, Charles White offices Citypoint, 65 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5HD   Happy People,  Healt...
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