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December meetings will be held on Monday 16th (Paisley) and Thursday 19th (Greenock). 

The Paisley meeting are planning a buffet-style lunch, and any members planning on attending, please contact Hazel as soon as possible. 

 
Category: Meetings

The November meetings will take place on

Monday 18th November - Paisley

Thursday 21st November - Greenock

Tuesday 26th November - Evening/Social Meeting Paisley

Paisley's speaker is Oliver Mawdsley from the DWP.  Oliver spoke to the group in May last year, to a very busy meeting - and we are looking forward to welcoming him back to Paisley once again.

 
Category: Meetings

The August meetings are Thursday 15th August 2013 at 11.00am-12.30pm, Your Voice, Greenock and Monday 19th August 2013 at 1.00-3.00pm in St Mirins Cathedral Parish Halls.  New members are always welcome to both meetings. 

 
Category: Meetings

Our September meetings take place on

Monday 16th - Paisley (CHANGE OF VENUE - due to a large event taking place in the Cathedral, this meeting will take place in the Conservatory Area, Canal Station Bar, Stow Brae Paisley) 1.00pm

Thursday 19th - Greenock 11.00am

Tuesday 24th - Paisley (Bi-monthly evening meeting), Canal Station Bar, Paisley 7.00pm

 
Category: Meetings

The June meeting at Paisley will be the group's 3rd Birthday, and we will also be holding our AGM at the start of this meeting.  As in past years, there will be no speaker at this meeting - but there will be birthday cake and a few other treats.  We hope that as many members as possible can come along to help us celebrate another year of Fibro PaIN.

 

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