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  • Lonely at Christmas… but Loneliness Isn’t Just at Christmas….

    By Rachel Annand on December 20, 2017
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    It’s that time again when everyone seems to spend most of the month in a spin getting organised for the one day. For many people it’s a time of bright lights, presents, food, shopping and above all spending some time with the people who are special to us. Christmas can also be a difficult time for many people particularly those […]
  • View from a Trustee – Graeme Powrie

    By Rachel Annand on November 3, 2015
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    Tell us a bit about you and your life outside of Dunfermline Advocacy. Recently retired after a long career in banking and last 7 years working for a national capacity building charity. Love football (Aberdeen fan), play golf, love listening to music and going to see live music concerts. Father of 3 grown up daughters, husband of Dorothy and dog […]
  • Challenges (and Benefits) of being the Sole Fundraiser!

    By Rachel Annand on June 23, 2015
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          It is a big responsibility knowing that you are the person colleagues rely on to re-fund their project and post.   Without the support of an HR Department, a PR & Communications Department, a Legal Department or an IT Department much of my time is spent on “other stuff”.     Being a Sole Fundraiser can sometimes […]
  • Chief Executive Challenge!

    By Rachel Annand on June 10, 2015
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    The Team have been planning to start a DA Blog for a few months now- we had some technical issues along with training for new staff to sort before we could start…. alongside discussions about what we would actually write sorry blog about. Crucially we had to decide who would write the first real blog post! Well this ‘honour’ fell […]