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Community Carol Service in aid of FreshStart

  OASIS are organising a Community Carol Service in aid of FreshStart.  This is being held on Tuesday, 19th December at 12.45pm at The Parish Church of St Cuthbert's, Lothian Road, Edinburgh.   An excellent way to further celebrat...
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OASIS Inter-Office Quiz Night

A team from WPCS entered the OASIS Inter Office Quiz on 11th October.  It was a great evening – although round 1 did have us worried!  Safe to say, the band Oasis is not our specialist subject!!  The quiz was held in St Cuthbert's Chur...
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Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Medal Ceremony

Ron Flett (Aberdeen City Centre Workplace Chaplain) had the honour of being invited to attend a recent medal ceremony at SFRS, North East Heritage Trust, based at North Anderson Drive station.  Ron was invited in his role as chaplain to SFRS. Th...
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East Coast Team Day

Chic Lidstone and his East Coast Team spent an enjoyable, and extremely valuable, day of team building at Compass Ski Centre, Glenshee earlier this month.  Everyone enjoyed the activities on offer - especially the Archery!  Geoff was determ...
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WPCS gets involved at Dundee Airport Airex 2017 exercise

Airex 2017 was a disaster exercise at Dundee Airport which tested the terminal buildings  in use as a survivor and repatriation facility. WPCS worked in partnership with British Red Cross under the direction of Dundee Airport and Police Scotland...
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Listening Post

Earlier this month, on the first day of Suicide Prevention Week, Workplace Chaplaincy Scotland, together with Chaplains from the Railway Mission and representatives from the Samaritans and Breathing, space held a "Listening Post" at Haymarket station...
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Cast all your votes for dancing!

Hafiz was a 14th century Persian poet who wrote this telling piece on depression. It is interesting to think that mental health and wellbeing is not necessarily a modern thing. This is particularly for the one in four of us who struggle with mental w...
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Autumn Perspectives Lectures - Wellbeing in the Workplace

In association with WPCS, Business Matters, Oasis, St Mary's Cathedral and Palmerston Place Church - There are a series of three Perspectives Lectures on 'Wellbeing in the Workplace' taking place, in Palmerston Place Church, Palmerston Place, Edinbur...
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New Chairman for Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland

Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland has announced David Lonsdale, Director of the Scottish Retail Consortium, as successor to chairman Andrew Milligan OBE. WPCS provides pastoral and welfare support across Scotland to employees in around 2000 workplaces s...
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A Bit Of A Let Down

As he was driving along a deserted country lane his car got a puncture. Easily sorted he thought; until he couldn’t find the jack. The evening sun was just setting and it was getting dark as he started to look for a farm where hopefully he could borr...
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