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Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland Blog

Chaplain's Davis Cup treat

Chaplains are usually ready to chat over a cup of either tea or coffee with the people they meet, but for Rev Jack Quinn, our Regional Organiser for the West of Scotland and a keen tennis fan, there was time for a cup of a very different kind wh...
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Helpline launched

WPCS took part in an enlightening and very positive day with RSABI and‪ ‎Farming Community Network‬ at the ‪‎Rural‬ Centre in ‪Ingleston, ‎Edinburgh‬ recently.Nina Clancy of RSABI - The Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevo...
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'Acute problem' for retail

Business rates in Scotland are set to increase from Friday (April 1), as the main poundage rate rises once again and the extra rates supplement paid by firms occupying medium and larger sized commercial premises is doubled. It comes as shop vaca...
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Suicide awareness seminar

  WPCS Chief Executive Iain McFadzean delivered the first of our three Spring 2016 lunchtime talks at Edinburgh Park today, on the issue of suicide awareness. A number of people from surrounding businesses attended and were involved in the di...
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Listening post

Thanks to everyone involved in yesterday's 'Listening Post' in Dundee's Wellgate Shopping Centre. A number of people shared concerns and anxieties with our chaplains during the day.On heading off to the shops, one person said: 'It's funny how wh...
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TV stint for Tony

WPCS' Edinburgh team leader Rev Tony Bryer (pictured), appeared on the BBC Alba wedding programme this week, part of a series about Scottish couples tying the knot. Tony, who is chaplain to Edinburgh City Centre, Lothian Buses&nbs...
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He just kept going...

In overalls and wellies, the unknown 61-year-old farmer stood at the start line of the 544-mile Sydney to Melbourne ultramarathon. No one believed he was running, especially when he took his false teeth out as they rattled when he ran! writes Ea...
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Capital team

Great to catch up with our Edinburgh and Lothian chaplains (pictured) at their team meeting in Palmerston Place Church today. Sharing time together and hearing something of their different backgrounds and reasons why they have been drawn to explore w...
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Training modules

  East of Scotland and Central Scotland Regional Organisers, Chic Lidstone and Paul Wilson, were delighted with the turnout for the all-day chaplaincy training they facilitated in Stirling's Family Life Centre yesterday. In all, 17 people took...
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Good day in Glasgow

Our Regional Organiser for the West of Scotland, Rev Jack Quinn tells us the recent Introduction Day, held in St George's Tron Parish Church in Glasgow, was attended by 20 people - both volunteers from the West Region and enquirers from most parts of...
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