Lee Chapman from Pitmedden who lost his leg after a motorbike accident is determined to give other amputees much needed encouragement. Lee who has an electric leg will be climbing up to Everest Base Camp at a height of 5, 360 meters above sea level. The 14 day trek is not only to raise awareness of what can be done but is also to raise funds for an Air Ambulance – HELEMED 79  The medics from air ambulance helped to save Lee’s life.

Pupils from Forehill Nursery have been spending time interviewing residents at Jesmond Care Home and in doing so making firm friendships.  The residents have been telling the children about what they did in their lives. The children are working to bring these stories to life through a range of activities forming part of Intergenerational Week.

Aberdeen Inspired want to build a parklet and pocket park at 2 locations in Aberdeen to encourage people to take time out and relax. It is hoped that these will be the first of many such installations which are numerous in Europe and the US.

Councillors at Aberdeen City Council have highlighted their approval of development of a scheme for local authority employees to become mental health first aiders.


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