New Fundraising Pack!

Posted on Monday, June 27th, 2016

Hi it’s Amy here, one of the Fundraising Interns! Over the past week or so I have been creating (and redrafting and redrafting…) a Fundraising Pack to make it easier for people to raise money for Lead Scotland. The pack details some ideas as to how to raise money for Lead, as well as providing […]

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Lead’s 5th National Conference

Posted on Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Dame Anne Begg chaired Lead Scotland’s 5th national conference held on 9th June 2016, Perth UHI, which was attended by 100 cross sector delegates from as far as the Western Isles and the Midlands. We were delighted to have our conference opened with an encouraging speech by Shirley Anne Sommerville, MSP, the new minister for […]

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Tommy Receives the Adult Achievement Award

Posted on Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Tommy found his way to Lead via his GP and psychologist after a period of depression because he was determined to learn reading, writing and computer skills. After a few initial meetings in the library they moved to home learning. The library internet connection wasn’t very good and Tommy actually preferred one to one support […]

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Shirley is Determined not to be Held Back

Posted on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Shirley got in touch with Lead via the Peer Team who bumped into Donna, our Learning Coordinator in the library. The Peer worker had found out by chance that Shirley had difficulty reading and writing. In her early 50’s now, she had hidden this from people since school, making excuses not to read. Only her […]

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