By Angela Clark Bowling villagers are sharing ideas – and cakes – on how to tap into the positive community spirit when lockdown finally ends. So far over 100 people – a third of the village – has responded positively to a local survey on how they would like to see their … [Read more...] about Bake Back Better
One woman's dream to help people using words is becoming a reality as she shares her poetry with friends and strangers across her community. Michaela Burns, who is a member of Women Moving Forward writing group in Dalmuir Golden Friendship Club. She has always used words as … [Read more...] about Writing With Purpose
Local Women's Aid organisations are urging women experiencing violence or abuse at home to get in touch – support is still available. Elizabeth Gillespie of Dumbarton District Women’s Aid said: “Don’t think because we are in lockdown that there is nobody out there who can … [Read more...] about Womens Aid
The Big Disability Group is playing an essential role ensuring people have access to vital services during lockdown. Coordinator Kevin Crawford said: “We are seeing an increase in support needed for mental health "and we can direct people to suitable support agencies that … [Read more...] about Big Disability Group
Do you find yourself drinking more than normal? If so you’re not alone as lockdown has coincided with a spike in alcohol sales. If you are worrying that your drinking – or that of a loved one – is starting to get out of control, the team at local alcohol support charity is … [Read more...] about Is Booze Your Lockdown Buddy?