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Health walk

The Livingston Health Walk takes place every Wednesday from 7pm, with setting-off locations changing on a monthly basis.

Everyone is welcome.

If you're thinking about coming along, the group will be happy to see you. All fitness levels are welcome.

Fuller information is available from the group's Facebook page at the following link: Livingston Health Walk

Prostate Cancer Support Group

The next meeting of West Lothian Prostate Cancer Support Group will be held at 7pm on Thursday 7 February in West Lothian Ability Centre, Carmondean Centre Road, Livingston.

The speaker will be Anne Innes -Support Group Manager, Prostate UK - Glasgow 

Anne will talk about: 'What's that badge about' Prostate Cancer UK and Taming Prostate Cancer.

The meeting will also provide an opportunity for recently-diagnosed men concerned about treatment choice to have an informal chat with other men who have already experienced the various treatments and side effects etc.

All those men and their partners interested in getting advice or helpful information are very welcome to come along.

For fuller information and advice, contact David Coutts on 01506 846510.

Free computer classes and workshops

A free programme of computer classes and workshops will be run from the end of January, providing support for beginner to certificated level.

The courses are ideal for: employability, multimedia, smartphones and tablets.

If you wish to book a course, get in touch with Isobel on 01506 283930.

Rehoming day at Cats Protection

Cats Protection West Lothian is holding a rehoming day at Newyearfield Farm Community Centre, Ladywell West, from 1pm - 3pm on Saturday 19 January.

As well as cats looking for new families, there will also be stalls, tombola and a cafe.

Full details are available from the Facebook page: Cats Protection

New daytime choir at Carmondean

A daytime choir is starting at Nether Dechmont Community Centre, Carmondean, from 10am - 12noon on on Tuesday 15 January.

There are no auditions, and experience is not necessary. Just come along if you love to sing.

Singing for Health

Singing for health sessions for the over 50s are held at the Ability Centre, Carmondean, from 2.30pm - 4pm on Wednesdays 16 and 30 January.

The cost per session is £1.50.

Cancer Support Scotland counselling

Cancer Support Scotland provide counselling services: at Carmondean Connected Library each Monday morning.

One to One counselling for anyone affected by cancer, patients and carers, covering all aspects of the cancer journey from early diagnosis, treatment, end of treatment and bereavement.

Livingston North Dementia café

The Memory Café at Newyearfield Farm Community Centre, is a meeting place where people who have any form of dementia, and their carers, can come to meet others in a similar situation for support and social contact, a cup of tea or coffee and cakes.

Carers on their own are also welcome, as are people with dementia who are able to make their own way there.

Come along for the whole session, or you are welcome to just drop in for as long as you like.

The café runs on the third Thursday of every month from 2pm - 4pm.