Bookbug is taking a break over the Festive period and will return to libraries week beginning 10th January. You can find details of Festive Storytimes & crafts plus two special Festive Bookbug sessions on our Bookbug page

Move More

Update to services – support for any person in east renfrewshire with a cancer diagnosis, or suspicion of cancer.

Our friendly Cancer Exercise Specialist is able to support you remotely during the pandemic; offering safe, effective home exercise programmes, advice on nutrition and a listening ear.

Complete the online referral form and you will be put in contact with a cancer exercise specialist who will help you during the coronavirus crisis and beyond.

We currently have 2 LIVE ZOOM sessions;

  • Wednesday 6-7pm – Circuit Style Class
  • Thursday 11-12Noon – Gentle Movement Class.

We are hoping our cancer friendly group walks will start up again once restrictions are eased.

For further information please contact;

Helen Harrison – Macmillan Move More Coordinator

Move More

For people living with and beyond cancer, the advice used to be ‘rest is best’.

Our Move More team however, know that even a small amount of gentle exercise can help reduce your fatigue and leave you feeling better.

Macmillan East Ren currently have a wide variety of sessions including Macmillan Friendly Walking groups, Gentle Movement classes and Circuit classes. Please see the information below and get in touch with our Move More Coordinator if you are interested in finding out more.

Macmillan friendly walk

Macmillan cancer-friendly walks are short, sociable walks that provide a supportive, friendly environment encouraging anyone affected by cancer to become more active.

If you are interested in getting involved in a Macmillan Friendly Walk, contact our Move More Coordinator.

Gentle movement

Gentle Movement is based on Chi Gung, an ancient Chinese practice aligning breathing, physical activity, mental and spiritual awareness. This class will build your strength, balance, coordination and confidence and will leave you feeling relaxed, with a clear mind.

If you are interested in getting involved with a Gentle Movement session, contact our Move More Coordinator.

Circuit classes

Circuit classes are led by specially trained cancer rehabilitation and exercise instructors. They use a variety of simple cardiovascular and strength exercises which are adaptable to provide an individualised physical activity programme.

If you are interested in getting involved please contact our Move More Coordinator.

Macmillan friendly gardening – coming soon

Macmillan Community Gardening groups are a fun way of becoming more active. They provide a supportive, friendly environment with various gardening tasks available for novice or experienced gardeners.

If you are interested in getting involved with Macmillan Friendly Gardening, contact our Move More Coordinator.

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