Brian’s Good News started off with praise for staff at Cafe4@Credo Cafe,  paramedics @Scotambservice and NHS staff at ARI A&E for their care this week.

The owner of Bridge of Don Garage donated his services free giving the money to help cafe owners replace money stolen from the tips jar in a smash and raid at The Tartan Pig Cafe in Aberdeen’s Hollywell Place.

A missing teenager Liam Smith has been missing for 3 months.  His family have spoken out with a plea to all teenagers in Need to seek assistance.  Young Minds @YoungMindsUK– a charity helping young people and their parents to give and get the best help.  The second Community Element covers this Young Minds.

Customers at a butcher H&S Milne and Sons in Bucksburn have generously given funds to site a second defibrillator in the village.

Brian read out an inspiring story of a girl in South Sudan who had been mistreated because her feet had to be amputated but can now walk and has been given value into her life because an MAF Partner who heard this treatment intervened.  Imanya now has hope, can attend school and play and interact normally with others.

In the third Community Element – Rob was perusing the leaflets in the doctors waiting room today and came across this batch.  We cover these in a section called.  ‘For Your Attention’


OVACOME – Ovarian Cancer Charity –  Freephone 0800 008 7054

North East Sensory Services  achieving independence for blind and deaf people – 0345 27 12345 based in Aberdeen and with offices in  Elgin and Dundee.

Breast Screening can detect cancers the size of a dot. To find out which centre to get screened text ‘ SCREEN’ and your postcode to 61611.  For North East Scotland call 01224 425646

Momentum Skills @momentumuk1 for those with Acquired Brain Injury program- getting help Monday – Wednesday.  Call 01224 625580. Email

Heart Disease – Improving Services for Patients.  To get a leaflet call 0131 623 4300, Text Phone 0131 623 4383 or pick up a leaflet in your local surgery, library or community centre.

SAFE TO SPEAK – Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and forced marriage helpline. 0800 027 1234

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