Help out chil­dren’s panel

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Peo­ple in Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang are be­ing asked to vol­un­teer for the Chil­dren’s Panel in South La­nark­shire.

The Chil­dren’s Panel, which is unique to Scot­land, im­proves out­comes for trou­bled or at-risk chil­dren and young peo­ple in need of care or who have of­fended.

Chil­dren’s Hear­ings Scot­land is­sued the call for new vol­un­teers in South La­nark­shire as part of a six- week long re­cruit­ment cam­paign.

They’re hop­ing to help fill the 560 panel roles needed na­tion­ally in 2016.

An in­for­ma­tion evening will be held at 7pm on Septem­ber 9 in the Cor­po­rate Din­ing Room, Coun­cil Of­fices, Al­mada Street in Hamil­ton.

Ap­pli­cants need to be 18 or over. The dead­line for ap­pli­ca­tions is Septem­ber 30. See www. chil­drenspan­elscot­

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