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Digital device scheme reduces social isolation among vulnerable people in Tayside

Vulnerable people experiencing social isolation in Tayside are getting connected to loved ones, community groups and vital services thanks to a nationwide digital initiative. Connecting Scotland is a Scottish Government scheme, managed by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, which aims to get every citizen in the country online. Set up in response to the pandemic, the programme has enabled local charity Hillcrest Futures to hand out iPads and MiFi…
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  • Scotland’s first needle exchange vending machines aim to lower drug deaths

    Posted: 27th July 2021

    Five apprentices of stricken building contractor McGill have been given a second chance, with Hillcrest offering not just employment but also the opportunity to continue their apprenticeships. Painter and decorator Lee Alan, plumbers Andrew Fenwick and Ian Crighton, and electricians Lee Brannen and Lewis MacKenzie not only lost their jobs…

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  • Our Covid-19 survey: the results

    Posted: 22nd July 2021

    Five apprentices of stricken building contractor McGill have been given a second chance, with Hillcrest offering not just employment but also the opportunity to continue their apprenticeships. Painter and decorator Lee Alan, plumbers Andrew Fenwick and Ian Crighton, and electricians Lee Brannen and Lewis MacKenzie not only lost their jobs…

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  • Are you struggling with isolation or poor mental health?

    Posted: 21st July 2021

    Five apprentices of stricken building contractor McGill have been given a second chance, with Hillcrest offering not just employment but also the opportunity to continue their apprenticeships. Painter and decorator Lee Alan, plumbers Andrew Fenwick and Ian Crighton, and electricians Lee Brannen and Lewis MacKenzie not only lost their jobs…

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