Community event proves popular
Groups raise awareness about work
Maybole and North Carrick Locality Planning Group ( LPG) hosted an event in Kirkoswald Church Hall, aimed at raising awareness of the communitybased services delivered across the area.
In total, nine groups took part in the event including Voluntary Action South Ayrshire ( VASA), Community First Responders, Circles Network Advocacy Service, Social Work Team, Maybole Over Fifties ( MOFs) Group, Champions for Change South Ayrshire, South Ayrshire Community Transport, Community Links Practitioners and North Carrick Community Benefit Company.
The evening started off with representatives from each group giving a short overview of the work that their organisation is involved in locally.
Members of the public were then encouraged to visit each stall to find out more information about the service that they th provide id in i North N thC Carrick. i k
The event gave people the opportunity to develop connections to support networks and to create space for powerful conversations about how they could work together to make North Carrick accessible for all.
People spoke positively about the event and enjoyed sharing their stories with the public and networking with other groups/ organisations.
The Maybole and North Carrick LPG is keen to continue to grow and develop their th i work k locally l ll and d h has committed itt d to hosting another two North Carrick Cares event in the coming months.
The next event will take place in Straiton on May 22 at 6.30pm.
For more information about the Maybole and North Carrick LPG, contact Chic Martindale ( Community Engagement Officer for North and South Carrick) on Chic. Martindale@ south- ayrshire. gov. uk or 01292 559447.
First responders Dawn Campbell, Richard Denton and Mark Bradley
Community champions Senga and Peter Mason, Maybole over 50s