Com­mu­nity event proves pop­u­lar

Groups raise aware­ness about work

Ayrshire Post - - Maybole News - David Kiltie

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

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