Following on the success from our “memories matter” project we used the legacy from materials gathered heritage map from older members of the community to establish a “family friendly” map which identifies “free” supervised play opportunities around the town of Oban.
Money received from the Kintyre Health & Wellbeing Network to attend training on Birthlight Baby Yoga with plan to carry out sessions to mum and their infants who are between the age of 3-12 months. Group sessions have been carried out as part of the training and are near completion.
We started in August 2013 with the aim of providing a safe, secure and confidential environment for people with cancer.
We try and alternate meetings, one with a theme e.g. speaker, and one an open meeting enabling members to talk and share.
Women try their best to make their children feel settled in what can be such a worrying time, for them all, and unfortunately with children and young people there is always something or someone who comes and needs money for school trips, after school activities, summer activities etc, so therefore we are able to provide some help to those families, because of this funding.
We set out to raise awareness of the help available from Kintyre Food Bank across rural Kintyre. We also wanted to produce a recipe booklet using ingredients provided in food parcels.
26 people on the first trip to Lomond Shores and 30 on the second to Stirling.
We aimed to provide an opportunity to bring people together outside of their normal setting, to meet new people and form new friendships.The majority were over 65 and some volunteers were from a local mental health group.