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Mindwaves and GAMH come together for the Autumn Festival – a perfect way to mark the end of summer

On Monday 8th October our Community Correspondents did something a bit different for our monthly meeting, joining forces with GAMH (Glasgow Association for Mental Health) for the Autumn Festival. The gathering took place in Bellahouston Park’s Demonstration Gardens, home to a number of allotments used by a range of community groups from across Glasgow. It’s […]

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“When I was very ill, #knitting gave me a sense of accomplishment”

Our Correspondent @carriejwebb caught up with knitters at the Edinburgh Yarn Festival to ask them how knitting and mental wellbeing are connected. Here’s what they told her.    Karie Westermann @KarieBookish – Knitter, Designer and Writer I cannot remember not being able to knit. I was taught by my great-grandmother when I was around four. I […]

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