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Brechin City Football Club receives life saving training to tackle drug overdoses

Hillcrest Futures has delivered training to staff and stewards at Brechin City Football Club in the use of Naloxone, a medication used to temporarily reverse the effects of an accidental opioid overdose. The life saving training was given at the club’s Glebe Park stadium and aims to reduce the stigma surrounding overdose and help reduce drug deaths. Jill Scott from Hillcrest Futures’ Harm Reduction Service facilitated the training. She explained:…
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  • New smoke alarm legislation – have you had yours fitted?

    Posted: 6th January 2022

    Scottish legislation has changed and by February 2022 all homes must have an interlinked fire and smoke alarm system as well as carbon monoxide protection. Any tenants yet to have these systems installed will be contacted soon. This new legislation was introduced in February 2019 to make homes safer. By…

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  • Hillcrest Futures wins £10,000 from internet provider to combat digital isolation

    Posted: 5th January 2022

    Pictured from left: Toni-Marie Porter, Harm Reduction Project Worker and Alison Morris, Adult Drug & Alcohol Service Coordinator Scottish charity Hillcrest Futures has won a donation of £10,000 from internet provider Hyperoptic as part of the company’s tenth anniversary celebrations marking a decade of gigabit broadband delivery. Hyperoptic received hundreds…

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  • Energy saving tips and handy info for the festive period

    Posted: 22nd December 2021

    With the festive holidays almost upon us, we’ve got some handy tips to save you money on your winter bill, as well as some other handy info and contact details.   Energy saving tips • Set the central heating to switch off 30 minutes before you leave the house. •…

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