community, volunteering

Filmmaking group

North Ayrshire Foodbanks and the Church of the Nazarene have recently benefited from a substantial investment from the Scottish Government’s Digital Inclusion Programme. The funding has allowed the organisation to purchase the equipment they need to produce a series of short videos on healthy eating and cooking. They also plan to produce a short, half-hour […]

community, volunteering

Profile of a volunteer

Last week was World Autism Awareness Week. Autism is a lifelong, developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them. According to the National Autistic Society, at least 1 in 100 people are on the autism spectrum. The Society describes autism like […]

donating, volunteering

Cutting It for groceries

On Sunday, February 28, Cutting It hair salon in Irvine provided a wash and blow dry to customers in return for a bag of groceries. The event was part of a UK-wide initiative conceived by the DeFacto hairstylist directory website and has been picked up by both local and national newspapers. Already, the event has enjoyed radio […]