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Community Food and Health (Scotland) Priceless Conference

The last few places remain for Community Food and Health (Scotland) (CFHS) Priceless Conference on Monday 4 November at COSLA Conference Centre, Edinburgh. The Keynote speaker will be a former advisor to CFHS, Professor Wendy Wills from the University of Hertfordshire. The afternoon workshops will give everyone the chance to hear what was discussed at the …

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Vacancy – Greener Kirkcaldy

Greener Kirkcaldy are recruiting for a Community Chef/Trainer.  If you are interested please find details on their website.

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Community Food Health Scotland (CFHS) annual networking conference, Priceless

We are delighted to announce that registration is open for the Community Food Health Scotland (CFHS) annual conference, Priceless: the networking event for everyone who values the contribution of low- income communities in addressing food insecurity, health inequalities and social exclusion, which will take place at COSLA Conference Centre in Edinburgh on Monday 4 November …

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Scottish Borders School Holiday Programme update

Health & Wellbeing Nutrition, Physical Activity & Family Learning Children & Families have enjoyed a range of fun filled activities during the summer holidays across Burnfoot, Langlee, Selkirk & Eyemouth, making the most of quality time off and tapping into the very best of what is available in their communities.  Programmes have been developed in …

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Communities as leaders for public health

  Communities as leaders for public health is the theme of an engagement event hosted by the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh on October 21st. Places can be booked on Eventbrite.

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How does community development practice tackle inequalities in our communities?

This is the theme of the Community Development Alliance Scotland conference on Tuesday 10th September in Edinburgh. You can find out more about the conference and register here  (The event is free if your organisation has an income of under £50,000).    

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Eating out of home

Reports on all the latest data, consultation analysis and options are available on the Food Standards Scotland website.  

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Principles for Community Empowerment

This new publication from Audit Scotland aims to raise awareness of community empowerment and promote a shared understanding across scrutiny bodies to support high-quality scrutiny of community empowerment. Available to download from

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Developing a Strategic Direction for Community Development in Public Health

On 21 March 2019 NHS Health Scotland held the above event, which brought together approximately 30 participants from different sectors to highlight the opportunities, challenges and shared vision of community development in public health in Scotland. We asked the participants to identify what is currently working well and what we need to do differently to …

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Opportunity to get involved with the new Grow Banff @ the Vinery project

Aberdeenshire Council are looking for a social enterprise, charity, business or partnership who will work with them and the community to fulfil the potential of a derelict, listed Vinery building in Banff to make a real difference to people’s lives. A community consultation was carried out to identify possible uses for this Grade B listed …

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