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14 Aug 2017

SQA Digital Learning Guides

SQA has developed a suite of Digital Learning Guides – available here https://www.sqaacademy.org.uk//course/view.php?id=651 READ MORE

11 Aug 2017

New dates announced for meetings of the Third Sector Forum

We are pleased to announce the dates and venues for the next meetings of the Third Sector Forum in each of South Lanarkshire's localities: READ MORE

14 Feb 2017

Take a Look at the Seniors Together Men's Booklet

This publication has been produced by Seniors Together to encourage retired men to get out, get active and get involved in community life.

Seniors Together have identified from their members that retirement can be a time when health can deteriorate or perhaps feel more lonely and isolated.  Men often find it harder to join in groups or clubs therefore they have put together a guide to help them find out what's available throughout the South Lanarkshire area. READ MORE

28 Nov 2016

New film showcases veterans in the vanguard of new specialist service

A new film has been made to showcase a specialist service providing accessible, credible and coordinated support for veterans and their families with life after the armed forces.

Veterans First Point (V1P) Lanarkshire seeks to support veterans in all aspects of their lives, including welfare, housing, mental and physical well being. READ MORE

31 Oct 2016

Job opportunity at VASLan: Communications and Marketing Officer

We have an opportunity for a Communications & Marketing Officer to join our office in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. 

As the Communications & Marketing Officer you will possess excellent communication skills, be creative, enthusiastic and determined to produce high quality work, with a great eye for detail and good design skills. READ MORE

12 Oct 2016

Volunteering opportunity: Befriender at Auchlochan Garden Village

Auchlochan Garden Village is a retirement village home to 400 older people within 50 acres of beautifully landscaped woodlands, mature gardens and lakes in the hills of South Lanarkshire. They are looking for volunteers to be befrienders to the residents: READ MORE

7 Oct 2016

A round-up of the latest funding news

A round-up of this week's funding news. If you would like to discuss your organisation's funding requirements, please contact VASLan's Peter McGhee on 01698 300 390, or email peter.mcghee@vaslan.org.uk.


True Colours Trust READ MORE

6 Oct 2016

Volunteering opportunity: RVS Shop, Hairmyres Hospital

Older people's charity Royal Voluntary Service are looking for volunteers for their shop unit in East Kilbride's Hairmyres Hospital: READ MORE

6 Oct 2016

VASLan Newsletter #213

The latest edition of the VASLan Newsletter is out, featuring community news, volunteering opportunities, funding updates, third sector jobs and more. Read it here.


3 Oct 2016

Apply now to £50,000 fund for community-led projects

£50,000 is to be allocated to community-led projects in Burnhill, Fairhill, High Blantyre, Hillhouse, Springhall, Strutherhill, Westburn and Whitlawburn, with the deadline for applications being in a week. READ MORE