The funding of local action hubs is to be extended after the success of the ones covering the North East (Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire) and the Highlands, Orkney and Shetland.
Scottish Social Isolation & Loneliness Fund Launched
Community groups are being encouraged to apply for the Scottish Government’s Social Isolation and Loneliness Fund
My Place Photography Competition for 4 – 18 year olds
White Wood Window and Reflections by Ruby Ionides North Walls Community School. Primary School Winner 2022
Community Wealth Building: Have Your Say
“Money spent locally is more likely to stay in the local economy and support local jobs.” Tom Arthur, Scottish Government Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth
Inspiring Community Action
Registration for two long-standing environmental improvement initiatives, Beautiful Scotland and It’s Your Neighbourhood are now open until 30 April 2023 and there is no cost to take part.
Exploring Island Connections
“I believe that it’s important to pay attention to the strong connections people have with Scottish islands even when they are living elsewhere.” Kirsten Gow
Re-creating An Islamic Glass Vessel Discovered At Caerlaverock Castle
Tiny sherds of glass unearthed at Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfriesshire, way back in the 1990s have inspired people to imagine what the amazing Islamic vessel that they came from would have looked like.
Online Climate Change Training For Community Leaders
The 90-minute training session from The Royal Meteorological Society is to support understanding of climate change and provide the knowledge and confidence to talk about climate change within local communities.
Interested in Screening New Cinema Releases in Your Community?
There are two models of touring cinema in Scotland which are able to programme new release
“The SURF Awards represent a way in which communities across Scotland can examine their journey and achievements”
In 2018 two community projects in Orkney were winners: Papay Community Cooperative and Westray