The faces Elderly patients and staff at The Geriatric Assessment Unit at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary lit up with joy as 2 Shetland ponies paid them a visit. The ponies were from Therapy Ponies Scotland.  They give as much affection as they get. 

 

A convoy of cars, bikes and ‘super heros’ provided a fitting tribute to Kieran McAllister who always had a great smile on his face.  Kieran passed away after battling with a range of complex conditions including cerebral palsy and epilepsy.  Family friend Gail Paterson arranged the convoy and the fund raising towards Kieran’s funeral and is now aiming to get fundraising to send Kieran’s family away for a much needed holiday. Gail runs The Eilidh Rose Puddles Project which helps families like Kieran’s.

 

St Rufus Church in Kieth, Moray celebrated 200 years as a church.  The series of events brought the church in to the centre of the community in Keith and involved young people. The focus is now on the future.

 

Charlie House is a local children’s charity which supports babies, children & young people with complex disabilities and life limiting conditions in NE Scotland. Charlie House @CharlieHouseHQ will be opening a cafe in The Bon Accord Centre in Aberdeen.  The ReCHarge CAfe allows customers to pay what they think is fit for food and drink.  Proceeds will go toward the £8 million project to construct a state of the art specialist support centre in the grounds of Woodend Hospital. Other monies generated will go towards supporting activities and support services.

The news today came from The Evening Express and The Banffshire Herald

 

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