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Events and conferences

CFHS – May e-bulletin

Our latest e-bulletin highlights four community food regional events that we are supporting and run by Edinburgh Community Food (30th May), Glasgow Community Food Network (21st June) Community Food Initiatives North East – CFINE (28th August) and Lanarkshire Community Food Partnership (date TBC). Also news of what’s going on in the community food sector – …

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Edinburgh Community Food Regional event- Thursday 30th May

Regional Community Food – Let’s cook up a storm! 📅 Thursday 30th May ⌚ 9.30am – 3pm 📍  Central Hall, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9BP 🎫 Book a ticket: Edinburgh Community Food 🍓 is delighted to invite you to their Regional Community Food Conference. Join to celebrate, connect and collaborate with regional community food partners. We’re hungry …

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Best Start Foods stakeholder events

The regulations for Social Security Scotland’s Best Start Foods were laid in parliament on 07 December 2023. Subject to Parliamentary approval, the changes from these amendments will come into effect from 26 February 2024. While the main aim is to remove any income thresholds for qualifying benefits, this further aligns Best Start Foods with the …

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CFHS webinar: cash-first approaches to food insecurity

Update 30 November 2022 – webinar recording available What can community food initiatives do to prevent food insecurity and promote cash-first responses? In the last few years, many community food initiatives and food aid organisations have tried to get beyond providing food aid by redirecting people to services that provide income maximisation support such as …

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Climate Action Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund is now accepting applications to its Climate Action Fund from community projects that focus on the link between nature and climate. Up to £1.5 million over 2-5 years is available. More information is available on the National Lottery Community Fund website, including details of virtual events being held over the …

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Affording to Eat Well in Scotland – event

Nourish Scotland and Poverty Truth Community are running an online event: Affording to eat well in Scotland.  Thursday 10 March 2022, 11:00 – 13:00 The right to food is about more than meeting our daily nutritional requirements. What does it cost to keep us healthy and well? You can find out more, and sign up …

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Never the Same Again? Addressing Poverty After the Pandemic

The Poverty Alliance conference this year will be a series of online sessions to explore different aspects of the impact of the pandemic on poverty. They are designed to open up and contribute to discussions about what we have learned during the pandemic and, most crucially, how we move forward, in the months and years …

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PHINS webinar series

GCPH and Public Health Scotland are hosting three separate, but linked, online webinars, which focus on the impact of, the context to, and the emergence from, the COVID-19 pandemic. 10am 3rd Sept, 17th Sept and 1st Oct.

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Getting in on the act online

Our colleagues at CHEX are running a participative online workshop on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act for community-led health organisations and the wider community sector across Scotland. The workshop will take place using Zoom on Wednesday 9th September 2020 at 10am-12am with some time at the end for questions and discussion for anyone who wants …

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