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We are in the process of redesigning our website, hopefully we will have a nice new shiny design for you soon….....

Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for some help to clear a couple of gardens for Clients. If you can spare a couple of hours it would be a HUGE help. If you are interested, please contact us...

News – quick catchup

WOW….apologies for the recent lack of website posts, we have had lots happening. We have spoken with several contacts from the NHS, they are all very interested in our Befriending, Transportation and Shopping Services. We met Tracey Fullerton from Forth Valley...

Cycle Path

We enjoyed our lunchtime trip on Thursday with Jim. We took a walk along a section of the Dunfermline Cycle Path. Jim is extremely knowledgeable about our local history and walking soon becomes a lesson in the history of Clackmannanshire! I knew the Cycle Path was...

Featured Stories

Castle Campbell

Castle Campbell is located at the head of Dollar Glen, immediately to the north of Dollar. The castle was originally known as Castle Gloom, meaning a chasm, possibly referring to the narrow gorges to either side of the site. In 1465 the property was acquired by Colin...

Gartmorn Dam Country Park

THE oldest reservoir in Scotland looks like a pleasant lowland loch, nestled in the shadow of hills. The origins of Clackmannanshire’s Gartmorn Dam, however, lie in Scotland’s industrial past. The 170 acre reservoir was engineered by Sir John Erskine, the...

Japanese Garden in Dollar

I came across this project earlier tonight and thought it might be of interest. The Japanese Garden was originally developed at Cowden, near Dollar in Clackmannanshire, in 1908 by Ella Christie of Cowden Castle, before being handed over to her great nephew Robert...

Health

Reading Magnifier

Eschenbach Minas Lux LED Magnifying Lamp   This is an ideal device for helping anyone who is having difficulty reading books, packaging, labels, etc. It was pointed out to us by one of our clients who had recently received it as a gift to help her read. Its made...

Drug compound halts Alzheimer’s-related damage in mice

from sciencedaily.com In some people, the normal brain protein tau collects into toxic tangles that damage brain cells and contributes to diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Now, researchers report that they have found a drug can lower tau levels and prevent some of...

Excitement at new cancer treatment

From the BBC Website: A therapy that retrains the body’s immune system to fight cancer has provoked excitement after more than 90% of terminally ill patients reportedly went into remission. White blood cells were taken from patients with leukaemia, modified in...

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Look Aboot Ye

Our New Volunteer Driver!

Here is a photo of our newest volunteer driver..!! Kai is the youngest member of the Linking People team and is clearly desperate to get out and help our clients get from A to...

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