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Food Train Connects

The Food Train has just launched its newest service, which is available to older people Scotland-wide. The Food Train Connects shopping service connects customers with a volunteer living nearby willing to support them with the weekly task of shopping. Volunteers collect shopping lists weekly on an agreed suitable day, do the shopping and deliver to …

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Food for Life Get Togethers in Scotland – bringing communities closer. Resources available.

The Soil Association’s Food for Life Get Togethers are fun activities and events involving good food that bring people of different ages and backgrounds together. They can be big or small and might involve growing, cooking, eating or all three!  If you think you could run a Food for Life Get Together for your community, …

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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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Eat Well Age Well Evaluation – invitation to tender

The Eat Well Age Well project, which focuses on preventing, detecting and treating malnutrition and dehydration in older adults living at home in Scotland, is  currently seeking expressions of interest in the evaluation of this Eat Well Age Well initiative. More information about the brief and how to submit an expression of interest can be …

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SCDC supporting communities programme: People, Planning and Place

SCDC is offering help to community organisations involved in community-led action planning and strengthening community engagement. The support provided as part of its Supporting Communities programme will help you to: Strengthen your community engagement, in particular with those whose voices are least heard; design, deliver or update community-led action planning in your area; ensure your …

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Community meals procurement opportunity

Community Meals are the subject of a major procurement opportunity. Details available on the public sector contracts website. Partnership for Procurement (P4P) and Senscot are good sources of help if you are interested but unfamiliar with the process.  

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Community Wellbeing Action Research

The Community Wellbeing Action Research (programme) from the Robertson Trust will see up to 8 community organisations developing and delivering support and services alongside their community, which take a trauma informed approach to improving wellbeing, targeted on the needs of families and children aged 0-12. An initial 6-12-month period of learning and support will give …

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Dignity in Practice- Nourish is recruiting participants!

The Dignity in Practice programme, delivered by Nourish Scotland and the Poverty Truth Commission, begins again this autumn. More details and application forms for this practice development programme for community groups interested in promoting and enhancing dignity in responses to food insecurity are available from the Nourish website.    

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Good Food Nation engagement – Kitchen Table Talks

The Scottish Food Coalition is inviting people from across Scotland to get together for Kitchen Table Talks to discuss the future of food in Scotland. The Scottish Government will soon introduce a ‘Good Food Nation Bill’ and this legislation is a chance for everyone to shape Scotland’s food system. The purpose of the Kitchen Table Talks is …

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Supporting communities programme 2017/18

Supporting Communities is a programme of support for community organisations delivered by Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC). The purpose of the programme is to help community organisations to be in a stronger position to achieve their aims and work with others in the community. This year support is offered to ‘community anchor organisations’, which are …

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