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Braw Blether - reading between the lines

Date: 11th February 2020 - 10th March 2020

Every fortnight

Location: Penicuik Library, 39A Carlops Rd
Penicuik
EH26 9EP

Time: 13:30 - 15:00

Cost: Free

Braw Blether groups use words for wellbeing - poetry, short stories, song lyrics, local history and more - to spark conversation in a safe, relaxed environment.

You don't need to be a great reader to come along, and you don't need to bring anything with you.

It's free for all adults.

More information

Juliet Ridgeway-Tait, Healthy Reading Bibliotherapist:

Or speak to someone at your local library.

Braw Blether - reading between the lines

Date: 17th February 2020 - 2nd March 2020

Every fortnight

Location: Gorebridge Library, 98 Hunterfield Rd
Gorebridge
EH23 4TT

Time: 10:30 - 12:00

Cost: Free

Braw Blether groups use words for wellbeing - poetry, short stories, song lyrics, local history and more - to spark conversation in a safe, relaxed environment.

You don't need to be a great reader to come along, and you don't need to bring anything with you.

It's free for all adults.

The event on 2 March 2020 is for carers.

More information

Juliet Ridgeway-Tait, Healthy Reading Bibliotherapist:

Or speak to someone at your local library.

Braw Blether - reading between the lines

Date: 18th February 2020 - 3rd March 2020

Every fortnight

Location: Loanhead Library, George Avenue, Loanhead

Time: 13:30 - 15:00

Cost: Free

Braw Blether groups use words for wellbeing - poetry, short stories, song lyrics, local history and more - to spark conversation in a safe, relaxed environment.

You don't need to be a great reader to come along, and you don't need to bring anything with you.

It's free for all adults.

More information

Juliet Ridgeway-Tait, Healthy Reading Bibliotherapist:

Or speak to someone at your local library.

Resident Led Estate Walkabout Dalkeith

Date: 19th February 2020

Location: Junction of Elmfield Park and Newmills Road, Elmfield Park
Dalkeith

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Cost: Free

Resident Led Estate Walkabout Dalkeith on Wednesday 19 February 2020 at 11am. All local residents are invited to attend.

Residents and Council Officers are going to inspect the area for housing related problems including fly tipping, messy gardens.

If you want to report issues in advance of the estate walkabout, please phone Midlohian Council on 0131 271 3629 or text 07808903454.

Midlothian Partnership Against Rural Crime project launch

Date: 25th February 2020

Location: Preston Hall Farms, Rosemains Farm
Pathhead
EH37 5UQ

Time: 11:00 - 15:00

Cost: Free

Farmers and land managers in the area are invited to the launch of the new Midlothian Partnership Against Rural Crime project.

Lunch will be served at 12.15pm. 

This is a farm crime prevention event, and will give information and advice on simple solutions which may help deter thieves.

The event is an opportunity to speak to representatives from:

  • Police Scotland
  • Midlothian Council
  • The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
  • NFU Scotland
  • Scottish Land and Estates
  • Royal Bank of Scotland

for advice and demonstrations on a range of crime prevention and fire safety issues.

There will also be a chance to find out about ‘Rural Watch’ – a service you can sign up to for alerts when something happens in your area.

Booking

RSVP to Clare Sturla at Scottish Land and Estates by Tuesday 18 February 2020 at the latest.

email: [email protected]