Pro­mot­ing men­tal health through per­form­ing arts

Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser - - New Arrivals -

A new work­shop help­ing“pro­mote pos­i­tive men­tal health through the per­form­ing arts”will launch in Air­drie this evening.

Char­ity group Fool On is run­ning the weekly ses­sions, which will take place at Gartlea com­mu­nity cen­tre from 7pm to 9pm.

It aims to help build par­tic­i­pants’ con­fi­dence and self-es­teem, as well as help­ing com­bat lone­li­ness and iso­la­tion.

The launch of the new Air­drie group fol­lows“a num­ber of re­quests”in light of the suc­cess of Fool On’s ex­ist­ing work­shops which take place at Shaw­head com­mu­nity cen­tre in Coat­bridge on Thurs­days from 1pm to 3pm.

Or­gan­is­ers say all are wel­come to at­tend to­mor­row’s ses­sion“for a small do­na­tion of what­ever they can af­ford”.

Mary Law is a pic­ture of pride and pure hap­pi­ness as she cosies up to her new grand­son Zack.Zack’s mum Robyn Hamill, of Coat­bridge, gave birth to the lit­tle stun­ner last Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 31, at 9.05am.Baby Zack weighed in at 7lbs 6oz fol­low­ing his ar­rival at Univer­sity Hos­pi­tal Wishaw’s ma­ter­nity unit.And ear­lier that week, on Oc­to­ber 25, proud Coat­bridge dad Asim Hus­sain, who runs the Nisa Lo­cal store on Wood­side Street, wel­comed his baby boy, who weighed in at 8lbs 2oz.

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