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Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland Blog

Heavy Water

In this month's workplace word, East of Scotland Regional Organisor, Chic Lidstone, poses the question 'how heavy is a glass of water?'  Read on to find the answer. A psychologist walked around a room while teaching about stress management. As s...
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Farewell to Sir Iain McMillan

At the board meeting, held in Glasgow on 21 February, the CEO and Trustees bid farewell to Sir Iain McMillan CBE, who has service on the Board since 2000. Sir Iain was instrumental in guiding the former Industrial Mission Trust (IMT) and the Scottish...
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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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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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Giants' shoulders

How closely do you look at the coins in your pocket or purse? East of Scotland Regional Organiser Chic Lidstone was inspired by a £2 coin when considering his latest 'Workplace Word'. He shares these thoughts here: Have you ever noticed the inscripti...
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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.

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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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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