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A visit to local community services – Link up Whitfield

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Kirsty Scott Operations Manager kirsty@dundeesen.org My role is to support the DSEN team, engage with current and new members to promote their business. Kirsty Scott, DSEN’s Operations Manager, visited Link up Whitfield Community Service Complex, 101 Whitfield Drive, Dundee, (Inspiring Scotland project hosted by DSEN member, Volunteer Dundee) to meet Sandra Stewart, Community Development Worker for Volunteer Dundee as part of the TSI Outreach programme.  Sandra is on hand to provide information and support activities and groups

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The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 5 The Finale

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Angus Greenshields – Development Officer The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 5 Thursday 29th Sep   It was an early trip on the Thursday morning to visit a rural social enterprise situated on the Ayeyawaddy River Delta.  This was an area that was particularly devastated by Cyclone Nargis in 2008, which killed some 140,000 people and left almost 2.5 million homeless.  This disaster was compounded by the fact that Myanmar’s isolation meant

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The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 4

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Angus Greenshields – Development Officer The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 4 Tues 27th Sep 2016 Flight to Myanmar was thankfully uneventful after the excitement at Hong Kong Airport, other than witnessing the most spectacular lightning storm further north over Cambodia – which we fortunately kept well away from. Although the drive from the airport to the hotel in Yangon (formerly called Rangoon) was at night  we could see that it was

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Arriving through the early morning mist on the Star Ferry at the Hong Kong Conference & Exhibition Centre

The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 3

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Angus Greenshields – Development Officer The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 3   We then took the Star Ferry from Kowloon over to Central and had a candlelight dinner in a trendy roof top restaurant – not sure how that went down with the better halves back home. Angus, 26th September Sun 25th Sep 2016 So after lunch a short walk to the venue for the SE World Forum, the Hong Kong

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The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 2 Sunday 25th September Didn’t sleep too much, but cheered up by the stunning view from my room looking across the bay – sun shining – hooray. After breakfast I left the air conditioned hotel lobby – once again taken by surprise by the outside heat – whew.  Great sight as masses of cyclists whizzed by taking part in a closed road event – I wondered if

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