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Male Domestic Abuse Support Service – up and running

MDASS held its official launch event on Thursday 25th September at the Eric Liddell Centre. The event was a great success and was attended by various organisations that were all eager to learn more about our new service. The event saw two of the MDASS staff, the helpline support worker and the one-to-one support worker […]


A new recruitment route

Ann Logan, Service Manager at Thorntree Street, describes here how the residents were involved in the recruitment process. We did it, we successfully involved our service users in the recruitment of staff at Thorntree Street! What did we do!!? Having had posters around the project for many months, when the time came to advertise we […]

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We have a winner!

David Martin, one of the residents at Thorntree Street, has won one of the No Place Like Home Photography Awards 2014. Read his submission below. The Awards are organised by the Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland and will be presented at the Scottish Housing and Support Conference on 9th October in Edinburgh. […]


Easy fundraising

All you need to do is go shopping! If, every time you shop online, you do it via, Rowan Alba will automatically get a donation from them. What could be simpler? Here’s how to do it… Go to and support Rowan Alba Limited. Now shop with over 2,700 retailers, including Amazon, Argos, Expedia, […]


Quiz – thanks to all!

14 teams battled it out at this year’s Quiz Night on 26 September. After much furrowing of brows (bafflement) and lively discussion (arguments) one team was declared the winner and carried off a bottle of wine each. Team Three Quarters took the booby prize and proudly claimed their box of tea bags! £730 was raised on the […]