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Voluntary Health Scotland survey on vaccine hesitancy

VHS is carrying out important research across the third sector to help ensure that the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine doesn’t widen the health inequalities gap by missing vulnerable groups. VHS are keen to ensure that the opportunity to get vaccinated is made as easy as possible for everyone in Scotland, including those who are …

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The Community and Third Sector Recovery Fund is still open

The Community and Third Sector Recovery Fund is continuing to provide grants, including to organisations providing support with food. For more information and to apply visit: https://scvo.scot/support/coronavirus/funding/scottish-government

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#CommunityFoodNearMe: reflections on community food work in my area

#CommunityFoodNearMe is our social media campaign to recognise local community food activity, which we launched in September 2020. It came from a conversation with colleague, Jacqui. We were having a phone walking meeting, discussing our social media presence. We started to chat about the importance of community support around food during lockdown, and as I stopped at …

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CFHS guest blog: How have community organisations adapted to Covid-19? EATS Rosyth

EATS Rosyth tells us how they have adapted to the lock-down and what they have learnt about joined up working in the process In this blog post, Karen Dorrat tells us how EATS Rosyth has had to adapt its work to the current lock-down. Karen discusses joined up working and how the pandemic has made …

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CFHS blog:Have our eating and cooking habits changed since the Covid 19 lock-down? And how has the Fife Cook Well, Live Well cooking project adapted?

Prior to the lock-down, a wide range of cooking groups were run across Scotland. Unfortunately, these had to stop, and some organisations have been busy posting recipes, tips and ideas on their social media sites instead. In Fife, the Fife Council Community Food Team and Fife Health Promotion Food and Health Team are working together …

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