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Wishing you a great 2018

There’s a well-known story of a chicken farmer who found an eagle’s egg.  He put it in with his chickens and soon the egg hatched. The young eagle grew up with all the other chickens and whatever they did, the eagle did too, thinking it was...
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WPCS at Revival FM Concert

A WPCS stand was ably manned by our chaplains Alex Blues (Fife) and Gordon Steven (Edinburgh) at one of the Revival FM Concerts on Saturday evening, 9th December, at the Assembly Rooms in George Street, Edinburgh. As well as listening to s...
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OASIS Inter-Office Quiz Night

A team from WPCS entered the OASIS Inter Office Quiz on 11th October.  It was a great evening – although round 1 did have us worried!  Safe to say, the band Oasis is not our specialist subject!!  The quiz was held in St Cuthbert's Chur...
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Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Medal Ceremony

Ron Flett (Aberdeen City Centre Workplace Chaplain) had the honour of being invited to attend a recent medal ceremony at SFRS, North East Heritage Trust, based at North Anderson Drive station.  Ron was invited in his role as chaplain to SFRS. Th...
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Autumn Perspectives Lectures - Wellbeing in the Workplace

In association with WPCS, Business Matters, Oasis, St Mary's Cathedral and Palmerston Place Church - There are a series of three Perspectives Lectures on 'Wellbeing in the Workplace' taking place, in Palmerston Place Church, Palmerston Place, Edinbur...
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New Chairman for Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland

Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland has announced David Lonsdale, Director of the Scottish Retail Consortium, as successor to chairman Andrew Milligan OBE. WPCS provides pastoral and welfare support across Scotland to employees in around 2000 workplaces s...
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A Bit Of A Let Down

As he was driving along a deserted country lane his car got a puncture. Easily sorted he thought; until he couldn’t find the jack. The evening sun was just setting and it was getting dark as he started to look for a farm where hopefully he could borr...
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Alloa Firefighter recognised for his services to the community

Congratulations go to Alloa Firefighter, Alan Faulds BCA, who has been awarded the British Citizen Award for his services to the community.  He and his local volunteer team have spearheaded a roadshow campaign for safer roads in Forth Valle...
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Thermostat or Thermometer?

A thermostat sets the temperature while a thermometer records the temperature. “Oh, it’s hot in here”, says the thermometer, while the thermostat says it’s too hot in here and does something about it. Which are you? It’s an old question posed by a mu...
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Supporting Workplace Chaplaincy Mission across the UK

Last month, Chic Lidstone (East Coast Area Organiser) took a trip to Derby to attend the Workplace Chaplaincy Missions UK (WCM UK) team leaders day. WCM UK has 500 members, with 22 teams, spread across the UK. There was a good representation of chapl...
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