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Meet our new Chair

Meet our new Chair

Posted in ScotsCare news on 24/05/18
ScotsCare is delighted to announce the appointment of James Chestnut as our new Chairman. James has served on the Board of Trustees in varying roles over the last seven years. Read more.

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Fancy going to the theatre?

Fancy going to the theatre?

Posted in ScotsCare news on 24/05/18
From the end of July to the end of August, families can enjoy a great London theatre production for only £6, through our partnership with Family First Nights, Mousetrap Theatre Projects. Read more.

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Striving for a better tomorrow

Striving for a better tomorrow

Posted in ScotsCare news on 24/05/18
The House of St Barnabas is a social enterprise members’ club and Employment Academy aiming to break the cycle of homelessness. Read more.

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Helping others to help themselves

Helping others to help themselves

Posted in ScotsCare news on 16/04/18
Nursing student Linda Sinclair had a dilemma – her study commitments threatened the pursuit of her chosen career in mental health. Juggling up to 40 hours of unpaid work placements each week meant the single mother from Luton had no time for herself, let alone a part time job. Read more.

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Jim's Story - From a shoebox to paradise

Jim's Story - From a shoebox to paradise

Posted in ScotsCare news on 22/02/18
Jim Andrew was living in a damp, rat infested "shoebox" until his befriender, a ScotsCare 'Blether Buddy', suggested he ask ScotsCare about accommodation. The charity supports Scottish people throughout Greater London and soon found him a warm flat with friendly neighbors – not furry ones. Read more.

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From hell to a happy place - Cancer patient finds lifeline in a phone call

From hell to a happy place - Cancer patient finds lifeline in a phone call

Posted in ScotsCare news on 24/01/18
Scotsman Brian Whitton of Poplar has survived cancer 13 times, been temporarily paralysed and cheated death twice, but nothing will keep him away from his grandchildren. Read more.