West Lothian 50+ Network

We’re delighted that you’ve found your way to our website! If you’re aged over 50 and live in the West Lothian area in Central Scotland, you’ve taken the first step in making the rest of your life the best of your life.

That’s our motto at the West Lothian 50+ Network, and if you’ve already joined our Network, or are thinking of doing so, you can look forward to becoming involved with a friendly and supportive group of over fifties – currently around 400 members – who enjoy making things happen for themselves.

Our organisation is run by volunteer members for members which creates a wonderful sense of community spirit within the Network. Together we run and take part in a wide range of activities – over 35 different interest groups – to help you stay fit and healthy in both mind and body, whilst socialising with others.

There really is something for everybody’s taste and level of ability, but perhaps more important is the chance to meet up and join in with old friends or make new friends along the way.

What Our Members Are Saying

“Since losing my husband 10 years ago I have found the 50+ Network a life saver. I have made many new friends, socialised in many ways. Enjoyed lovely days out, theatre etc and wonderful holidays. As soon as you enter a hall or coach you recognise and can chat to most people.”

“I would be at a loss if not for the 50+ Network”

“Before I moved to West Lothian, apart from my neighbours, I hardly knew anyone. Now I can be anywhere and I usually bump into someone I know through the 50+ Network. It’s given me a sense of belonging.”

“You can talk over problems with other members and not feel it’s only you with a problem”

“The Network has helped me to transition from work into retirement. Letting my offspring fly the nest and give them and partners space to live their lives and I do the same”

Diary Dates 2019

Members Monthly Meetings:

Saturday 15th June

Saturday 17th August

Saturday 21st September

Saturday 16th November

Coach Trips:

Sunday 26th May – Loch Katrine & Callander

Sunday 30th June – Alnwick Castle & Gardens

Sunday 28th July – Berwick-on-Tweed

Sunday 25th August – Floors Castle/ Kelso

Wednesday 23rd October – Pitlochry & the Enchanted Forest

Social Evening & Beetle Drive: Thurs 30th May

25 Cycles in the Bathgate Procession: Saturday 1st June

Dementia Awareness Workshop: Wednesday 5th June

Car Treasure Hunt: Sunday 14th July

Hat Decorating Workshop (for the Garden Party): Tuesday 13th August

Garden Party: Sunday 18th August

Tree Planting & Sausage Sizzle at Beecraigs: Sunday 22  September

Thrift Shop : 25th Sept – 2 October

Network Choir Concert: 7th & 8th October

Coffee Morning & Craft Fair: Saturday 19th October

St Andrew’s Dinner: Sat 30th November

Kristmas Krackers Concert: 12th December

Christmas Party: Sat 21st December

Holidays:

Walking in Mallorca – 9th to 15th May

Seville – 7th to 14th October

Theatre Trips: 

TBC

Get in Touch

Tel: 01506-635510
Email: wlothian50plus@btconnect.com
Facebook: @westlothian50plusnetwork

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