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Herbspace – Can you vote for us?

Many of you will already know about Herbspace, the social enterprise that myself and Jane McCormack have been setting up this last year.  I wonder if you could give us a hand with our fundraising by voting for Herbspace in the Aviva Community Fund.

For those of you who haven’t heard of Herbspace, we work with young people from North Berwick catchment area with poor mental wellbeing. Through activities centred around  growing herbs we provide early intervention support – running gardening sessions that incorporate emotional support mechanisms such as one to one counselling, peer support and meditation.  Every week   there are reports about the lack of support for young people’s mental health  and then today it is reported that over 300,000 adults are losing their jobs per year due to poor mental health.  For young people early intervention support when they need it can really help them struggling now – but it may also significantly reduce the chance of them suffering from more serious mental  illness as they progress through life  Feedback from the school has been excellent as they recognise Herbpace is offering a much needed service that they don’t have the resources to provide. Continue reading Herbspace – Can you vote for us?

New and More Prizes in the NBHS PTA Monthly Prize Draw!

The Prize Draw is getting better. This year, instead of one prize every month, there’s going to be two – £50 and £25 – doubling your chance of winning and (almost) doubling the prize money! Over the last two years the Prize Draw has raised £6,500 to refurbish and re-stock the School Library. This year we’re focusing on new visual equipment (projector and associated kit) for the School Hall and Mental Health Initiatives to benefit all pupils. So, if you’re not already signed up to the Prize Draw, there’s no time like the present. To join, click on this link and follow the instructions on the form: You can find the Rules for the Prize Draw at:

Academy of Music & Sound

Are you looking to get more involved with music software, meet like-minded individuals, fine crafting your technical abilities or are you just seeking something new and interesting to involve yourselves with. We can help.

Our Sound Production courses are back and applications are now open to everyone aged sixteen plus. Our Sound Production Course is free and is fully funded by our partnership with Fife College.

To find out more information please click on the following link:

Academy of Music & Sound