Scotland News

News and updates from across every CLAPA region

  • Staff Blog |

    CLAPA from the Outside

    22 Aug 2016

    Hi! I'm CLAPA's new Communications Assistant, new in two sense, firstly Communications Assistant is a new position for CLAPA, as far as I know I'm the first in CLAPA's long history (we turned 37 this year) and secondly I've only been here for maybe 3 months!

  • Exclusive Interview with Kieran West – 2001

    12 Aug 2016

    An interview with Kieran West Below is an interview with Kieran West, an Olympian who competed in the Men's 8 rowing in several Olympics, winning a gold medal in 2000. The interview is from the 2001 edition of our old magazine 'Left Clip'.

  • Fundraising Stories | Fundraising: Challenges |

    #FundraisingFriday: The Thistle Run

    12 Aug 2016

    This ‪#‎FundraisingFriday‬ we want to say a huge thank you to The Mini Clan The Clan are a Mini appreciation society, and they organise an annual event called The Thistle Run. This year it took place in May and saw hundreds of minis take to the road from The Falkirk Wheel to Anstruther in Scotland to enjoy a lovely Sunday afternoon and raise money for their two chosen charities

  • New TV show seeking Participants

    8 Aug 2016

    Remarkable Television are producing a new programme for Channel 4, looking to empower people who feel nervous around make-up

  • Staff Blog |

    CLAPA Moving Forward

    5 Aug 2016

    Chris talks about his week, CLAPA's Adult services, and the new Northern Ireland Branch.

  • Staff Blog |

    CLAPA in Scotland

    22 Jul 2016

    Hi, I’m Gillian, the Senior Regional Coordinator for Scotland. I started in my post in September 2015 and boy, it’s been a busy few months since then running lots of different events and activities across Scotland for children who were born with a cleft and their families.

  • Vacancies |

    VACANCY: Trustee

    11 Jul 2016

    CLAPA is looking for a new Trustee to join its Board and help CLAPA through this exciting period as we implement our strategy: Involve, Support, Improve. We would like to recruit someone who has knowledge and experience of charity fundraising and has ideally worked within the voluntary sector. We are also keen to recruit someone currently living in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. Meetings are four times a year and travel expenses are paid.

  • Scotland Surgical Services Review |

    NHS Scotland Report and Q&A Sheet on Surgical Services Consultation

    17 Jun 2016

    NHS National Services Scotland have put together a full report on the public consultation for the proposal to merge cleft surgical services in Scotland into a single site in Glasgow.

  • Scotland Surgical Services Review |

    NSSC Recommends Move to Single Surgical Site in Glasgow

    9 Jun 2016

    The National Specialist Services Committee have put together a document outlining their position on the review of cleft surgical services in Scotland. This follows a consultation period which ended in May.

  • Adult Stories | Adult Voices Council | Volunteering Stories | Your Stories |

    Adult Voices and Volunteers

    8 Jun 2016

    On the 8th day of National Volunteers Week, we're hearing from some of our volunteers on the Adult Voices Council about what motivates them to be involved with CLAPA.