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All that's good about chaplaincy

Heartfelt congratulations and thanks to Falkirk chaplains Kay and John Brown (pictured) who recently received their Five-year Volunteering Certificate for their chaplaincy services to retail and business workers in Falkirk. At a special lunch in...
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Dumbarton and Vale of Leven event

We had an encouraging turnout at our Introduction Evening in Dumbarton on Tuesday (February 7).  Warm thanks to Lennox Church in the town for enabling us to hold the event, which ran from 6 pm until 9.30 pm and was covered in the local paper - t...
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Come and say 'hello'

In or around Inverness and interested in learning more about workplace chaplaincy? Our free Introduction Evenings aim to help you find out more about WPCS and decide whether you'd like to train as one of our team of committed and friendly volunt...
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In the Highlands

Our 'Listening Posts' in shopping centres across the country are being welcomed as somewhere people can take time out to share worries and anxieties. Our next Inverness events are coming up soon.

Retail sales recovery 'sustained'

A strong last week before Christmas led to the strongest rise in Scottish sales since January 2014 the Scottish Retail Consortium's head of policy and external affairs has said. Read results for the five weeks from November 27 to December 31, 2016 at...
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Keep winding the clock

Many look to 2017 with excitement at plans made, anticipation of promises given, relishing the challenges ahead, while others may not have reason to be so upbeat or positive. Mr Nadeau wrote to E.B. White, the famous author and contributor to the New...
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There to listen

Our thanks to West Lothian Council communications team for permission to publish the following article and picture which appeared in their staff 'Inside News':Staff visiting West Lothian Civic Centre on a Tuesday morning, are being asked to stop and ...
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'Formidable challenges' for retailers

“There are few more pressing issues for the retail industry than the prohibitive cost of business rates, which has moved in the eyes of many retailers from irritating to debilitating in recent years.” So said Scottish Retail Consortium Director and W...
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Chaplain's Christmas 'post'

Our Fife Chaplain Brian Porteous has been getting out and about as Chaplain to his local Royal Mail delivery office, in Cupar. Here he is (wearing a Santa hat) getting ready to go out with the Christmas post. Said Brian: “Our posties are wo...
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Chaplaincy at Christmas

Across Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland's different regions, chaplains have been, and continue to be, involved in community Christmas celebrations. In Fort Kinnaird, in Edinburgh, our chaplain there, Judith Wilkinson, is organising a carol service in t...
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