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Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland Blog

Taking the long view

Sharing his December 'Workplace Word', our East of Scotland Regional Organiser Chic Lidstone here suggests we take another look when we first perceive a problem: In the film Patch Adams (starring the late Robin Williams) there is a scene when so...
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Mid Fife news

WORKERS in Kirkcaldy are being offered a confidential, caring, ‘listening ear’ when they want to get something off their chest. In Fife Central Retail Park, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Royal Mail, in the ‘Lang Toun’, our chaplain Rob Jon...
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Light notes

Dundee chaplain Geoff Findlay (pictured) thoroughly enjoys getting involved in the life of his home city.The weekend's Christmas Festival was as spectacular as promised, with a torchlight procession, Christmas lights switch-on, fireworks, food and a ...
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Service with a smile

Warm congratulations to WPCS Livingston chaplain Jean Thomson.Jean has just been presented with her five-year certificate recognising her years of faithful service as Chaplain to the The Centre Livingston since 2011. Jean who is now al...
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'Late payment culture' costs

Scotland’s late payment culture kills thousands of businesses and causes hundreds of millions pounds of economic damage, according to new Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) research. A new report from the small business campaign group finds that la...
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October retail figures

    WPCS trustee David Lonsdale, Director of the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC), described the October spike in the number of empty shops in our town centres as: ‘a cause for concern’ when commenting on the latest results of the SRC – Spr...
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A question of balance

Thanks to all who took part in our lunchtime Workplace Wellbeing Seminar on Work/Life Balance at Edinburgh Park, in Edinburgh, courtesy of the park management yesterday.Local chaplain Kristina Herbold Ross welcomed 20 people to the manageme...
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Lest we forget

On Armistice Day as we remember our country’s war dead, our chaplains have been playing their part in services across Scotland. In Edinburgh, West of Edinburgh chaplain Kristina Herbold Ross held a service of Remembrance at Royal Mail’s main Sig...
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Chaplain's role in Christmas festival

  During Dundee's popular Christmas Festival, our chaplain Allan Webster is again producing the Dundee Nativity, which played to packed houses every performance last year. The performances bring a new slant to the Nativity story when four charac...
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Great people

Congratulations to Herald Society Awards 'Unsung Hero' winner Raza Sadiq, who helped found an Active Life Club to help build community relations on the southside of Glasgow. We echo what Eamonn Connolly, director at evh which back...
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