Macmillan @ West Lothian News & Features

Catch up with what Macmillan @ West Lothian have been up to!

Annual Report 2

Information about Macmillan @ West Lothian due to Coronavirus 

Jim Watson, our Information and Support Volunteer explains more about Macmillan @ West Lothian and how we are still supporting anyone affected by cancer during the Coronavirus Outbreak​. Watch Jim's video What its like to volunteer with Macmillan @ West Lothian

Macmillan @ West Lothian are still providing support online and over the phone during the Coronavirus outbreak. For cancer information, support, or just someone to talk to contact us today on 01506 283053 or email MacmillanWestLothian@westlothian.gov.uk


Macmillan @ Fauldhouse Partnership Centre - change to opening time

To improve our service to your community from January 2020 we will be offering appointments to meet with Macmillan @ West Lothian here at Fauldhouse Partnership Centre.  These will be available between 10am and 12 noon every Thursday.  Please contact us on 01506 283053 or macmillanwestlothian@westlothian.gov.uk to arrange.

 

Macmillan @ Blackburn Partnership Centre - moving to appointments

To improve our service to your community from January 2020 we will be offering appointments to meet with Macmillan @ West Lothian here at Blackburn Partnership Centre.  These will be available between 11am and 1pm every Tuesday. Please contact us on 01506 283053 or macmillanwestlothian@westlothian.gov.uk to arrange.

Macmillan @ West Lothian Annual Report 2018/2019

Find out what we've been up to over the last year by taking a look at our Icon for pdf 2018 / 2019 Annual Report [500.89KB]

Macmillan @ West Lothian Annual Report 2017/18

Want to find out more about what we've been up to this year? Have a look at our Icon for pdf 2017/18 Annual Report [974.51KB] for more information.

Wood Craft - The Rudolf Project

Many thanks to Paddy and Lizette for coming along and making wooden snowmen with our group everyone had a lovely afternoon and were very impressed with their finished products which have now gone to their forever homes to help raise a festive smile

Macmillan Night In - June

Thanks to Lorraine and Tropic Skin care we enjoyed a wee night in testing lots of gorgeous products and treating our lovely participants to facials and foot spas - browse our photos.

Card Making - May

Following our successful craft events we decided to give Card Making a go, the participants produced some lovely cards and paper crafts - we are planning some more classes over the summer keep a look out on our events page for more details.

Craft Event January 2018 - May 2018

January seen the first of our Macmillan on the Road events designed to encourage anyone affected by cancer to participate in varied activities. This proved very successful and was followed by 2 x four week short courses, more to follow in the Autumn - these will appear on our Events page when the dates are confirmed  -  browse our photos. 

Cookery Demo & Tasting Session February 2018

Despite the snowy evening everyone had a great time and picked up some handy tips from a professional chef when we took a group to the Larder Cook School.  Chef Derreick demonstrated tasty, quick and easy recipes which were enjoyed by all.

Annual Report Launch

Macmillan @ West Lothian held their First Icon for pdf Annual Report [4.77MB] Launch on Tuesday 29th August.  This was well attended and a great success and a wonderful opportunity to spread the word about our service and celebrate our volunteers. 

PRIDE 2017

The third Pride West Lothian event took place at West Lothian College on July 29th @ 2pm. Macmillan @ West Lothian were there to join in the fun and spread the word about our Cancer Information and Support Services.

Boots Macmillan Evening

Macmillan @ West Lothian staff and volunteers recently joined the very successful Beauty evening at Boots Livingston.  It was very well attended with drinks and nibbles provided and amazing raffle prizes up for grabs. Lots of great advise on how to disguise and manage the visual side effects of cancer treatment were shared and everyone received a treat just for coming along.  

To find out more see our events page or contact us for more info.