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Sep 20

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East Kilbride Community Trust, Lanarkshire Carers Centre & Hand Sanitiser

During the COVID 19 Pandemic, Lanarkshire’s third sector has been working hard to ensure that those most in need are looked after and their needs accommodated. East Kilbride Community Trust (EKCT) supports vulnerable individuals across East Kilbride in a variety of ways, including undertaking an organic fresh fruit and vegetable ...

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Aug 20

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K-Woodlands Activities During Lockdown

At the beginning of Government Enforced Lockdown things seemed to be fairly uncertain for a project that concentrates its efforts on engaging with communities through the delivery of public events in the woods. As offices shut and the majority of Local Authority and Nationally owned outdoor spaces closed their doors, gates, and ...

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Jul 20

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QTS Group help K Woodlands get back on track

Big hearted rail infrastructure organisation, the QTS Group, has stepped up to help restore the damage carried out by vandals at East Kilbride’s K-Woodlands earlier this month. Volunteers and locals were left heartbroken to see the destruction caused in the much-loved area, with fences broken and trees pulled out the ground and ...

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Jul 20

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EKCT Community Food Growing Programme

East Kilbride Community Trust (EKCT) were over the moon this week when staff and volunteers involved with the Community Food Growing Programme pulled our first tatties, picked the first peapods and harvested our first vegetable haul after nearly 4 months of graft, planting and growing vegetables from seed during the COVID Pandemic. ...

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Jun 19

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East Kilbride to fly the flag at town’s first Pride celebration this weekend

By Nicola Findlay East Kilbride News The family and autism friendly event will be held at K-Woodlands on Saturday and coincides with the 50th anniversary of the landmark Stonewall Uprising. East Kilbride will host its very first Pride celebration this weekend. The organisers of K-Pride hope the colourful event will bring people ...

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15

Jan 19

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a letter from Coles mum……

I have a mixture of emotions to be finally told Cole will have a prescription for Epidiolex from Glasgow.  I’m proud, happy, relieved, angry and guilty. I’m so happy for Cole to finally be able to access medical cannabis in the UK and especially in Scotland. I’m so grateful for everyone involved in our campaign […]

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Nov 18

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We smashed 10,000 signatures

It’s week one of our #SaveColeThomson Campaign.   Cole Thomson is only 6 years old and has uncontrolled focal epilepsy of which he has now become drug resistant.  Unfortunately there has been a steady decline in his health since May this year. Coles speech, vision, movement and memory are all continuing to deplete and he ...

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Nov 18

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Save Coles Petition – please sign

Cole Thomson is only 6 years old and has uncontrolled focal epilepsy of which he has now become drug resistant. There has been a steady decline in his health since May this year and to date nothing has been able to stop his seizures. Coles speech, vision, movement and memory are all continuing to deplete […]

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Nov 18

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EKCT launch first campaign to Scottish Government – Save Cole Thomson

Local Charity, the East Kilbride Community Trust (SC040731) are asking the Scottish Government to allow local lad Cole Thomson who is just 6 years old, access to prescription cannibas based medicine to save his life. Cole Thomson is only 6 years old and has uncontrolled focal epilepsy of which he has now become drug resistant. […]

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Aug 18

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May 2018@K-Woodlands

Our May kicked off with a fantastic event for all the local Rainbows, Brownies and Guides, giving them the chance to practice their survival skills including first aid, trail making and following and fire-lighting with some toasting marshmallows thrown in for good measure. We had 24 events with almost 500 attendees visiting us even ...

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