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Supporting Communities Safely – updated

Read the latest Covid-19 guidance for communities. Supporting Communities Safely features the latest information and guidance for community organisations adapting to life with Covid-19. This advice has been produced by Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC) and Public Health Scotland. It’s based on the most up to date Scottish Government guidance and best available knowledge about …

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The Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration

Just launched, the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration is a ‘commitment by subnational governments to tackle the climate emergency through integrated food policies and a call on national governments to act’. The Declaration brings together all types and sizes of local authorities to speak with a unified voice in renewing their commitments to develop sustainable food …

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Ready Scotland

The Scottish Government’s recently refreshed Ready Scotland website provides a range of information for anyone looking for support during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as advice on preparing for winter weather. It also provides guidance for those who wish to help out those around them, whether on an individual basis or through volunteering with local …

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Reducing health inequalities web content survey

NHS Health Scotland has updated the information and guidance in the Reducing health inequalities section of its website, and is keen to get your feedback. You can help to improve these pages by answering a short survey (5-10 minutes). All responses will be entered into a £250 prize draw, where the winner can choose a charity addressing public health priorities …

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Parent Club Scotland

Scottish Government yesterday launched its Parent Club campaign at Lorne Primary School in Govan. The kids and parents made a healthy meal together with Moogety Foods and Maree Todd MSP. Cooking together is a ‘small win’ to get the kids involved and keep them busy, happy and healthy. For more tips and ideas from parents to make your …

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Glasgow Community Food Network website launched

Glasgow Community Food Network (GCFN) aims to connect and support the people and organisations of Glasgow who grow, produce and eat food.  The new website provides access to a range of resources and opportunities for sharing and learning, as well as a dedicated members area and the opportunity to be listed on their members map. Find …

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New healthy eating and food safety online resource launched by Food Standards Scotland

The Cookin Castle online game supports the Scottish Government’s Curriculum for Excellence and uses a friendly wizard to guide pupils through the website and games which aim to teach pupils the importance of a healthy balanced diet. The game also highlights the importance of good food hygiene, such as correct food storage and effective hand …

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Communities Channel Scotland – one year on

Communities Channel Scotland, a website providing support to local groups and organisations to grow and connect with each other, has been up and running for a year since its launch in June 2014.  In its first year, the Communities Channel  has: profiled 71 community groups (and counting) from all around Scotland as ‘Spotlights’ and in …

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New films show power of human rights to improve people’s health and care

The Scottish Human Rights Commission, the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland and NHS Health Scotland have joined forces to launch a series of short films highlighting the power of human rights to improve people’s health and the care and support they access. The films are part of a new website that brings together materials …

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Food poverty Declaration

The Sustainable Food Cities Network is asking cities, organisations and individuals to sign up to their Food Poverty Declaration as part of the Network’s focus on getting Beyond the Food Bank.  

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