Suicide Prevention Week – Read Between the Lines

Up to 1 in 20 of the Scottish Population will think about suicide at any given time Around 3 in 4 completed suicides are in males Almost half of all completed suicides are by people aged 35-54 Every year in September a wide community of people across the world take time to raise awareness and consider the impact of suicide in our communities. In North Ayrshire...
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Knit your usual donation

Lesley Gerrish, Branch Manager and Susan Steinlet from Nationwide Kilmarnock handing over the knitted donations to Caroline Blake, Clinical Midwife Manager Neonatal Services.
The staff and customers of the Kilmarnock branch of Nationwide Building Society have been knitting up a storm to donate knitted hats, cardigans and baby clothes to the Neonatal Unit (NNU) at University Hospital Crosshouse. Lesley Gerrish, Branch Manager, Nationwide Kilmarnock said: “We are quite humbled by the work the staff do in the neonatal unit and by all of the little t...
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GOLFING STARS TEED UP TO MAKE MATHS COUNT 

  Provost Ian Clarkson and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon were at Dundonald Links today to launch a new initiative to get primary and secondary school pupils more enthusiastic about mathematics. The Scottish Government initiative is aiming to transform the public attitude to maths as well as improving confidence and fluency in youngsters, parents and carers. Each...
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