Community Gardening in Peebles & Innerleithen

We have been working closely with 3 community gardens, Peebles CAN, St Ronan’s Well & The Secret Garden in the Peebles and Innerleithen area of the Borders to make small areas of the gardens more dementia friendly with safer walkways, more stable furniture, high raised beds and clear signage. It is well researched and documented…

Living Well with Dementia

As part of the Rural Wisdom project, Outside the Box is holding a ‘Living Well with Dementia’ event on Tuesday 12 March 2019. The event will take place from 10.30am to 2.30pm in the Birnam Arts Centre and will include information sessions and Q&A’s with Agnes Houston and Support Choices. Agnes campaigns for better understanding…

Sharing ‘Intergen’: a film project bringing generations together in Edzell

On Sunday the 9th of December we got together with members of the community in Edzell to share our film ‘Intergen’: a film made with people from different generations in Edzell. It was great to have the opportunity to share the film with friends and family, and to reflect on the importance and benefits of making…

Rachel’s Blog – Rural Wisdom, Milford Haven, October / November 2018

by Rachel Evans This has been another varied and busy couple of months for Rural Wisdom in Milford. As you may have read in a previous blog, October saw the start of Soup & Sarnies at a Community Centre on one of the town’s estates, a collaborative effort with some enthusiastic local residents supported by…

Eco Heroes & an Intergenerational Community Soup in Flintshire

Written by Shereen Devine You might remember earlier this year, Kath from the allotment group joined me to plant pumpkins with the Eco-Hero group from Ysgol Dwerenfa. We chose to plant pumpkins as we thought it would be a good idea to have a Community Pumpkin Soup event at the end of autumn. We began…