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David Lonsdale's marathon run

David Londsdale, one of our trustees, will be taking part in his first ever marathon on 21st May - the inaugural Great Stirling Marathon. David's reasons for doing this are two fold - to raise money for WPCS and also to get fitter.  He's been in...
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It’s Blooming Marvellous!

An Easter message from East of Scotland Regional Organisor, Chic Lidstone  -  I never tire of how snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils after pushing through cold and dark days, announce that Spring is here and winter is all but past. But did y...
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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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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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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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