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Tackling Poverty Locally Online Directory

This new resource, created by the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit (SPIRU) at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) provides a public searchable database of peer-reviewed local anti-poverty initiatives designed to help policymakers, service users and practitioners learn from the experiences of communities across Scotland and beyond. The Directory can be found on the GCU website.

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Running Costs Crisis campaign

This resource hub from SCVO offers information, advice, news and policy updates to voluntary organisations that are facing higher costs, falling incomes and an uncertain future during the cost of living crisis. You can find the hub on the SCVO website.

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Weight stigma – why it matters and what you can do about it

Our Diet, Physical Activity and Health Weight team colleagues at Public Health Scotland have recently launched a Challenging Weight Stigma Hub. The Learning Hub aims to raise awareness of the impact of weight stigma and provide insights that can empower you in your role to reduce weight stigma. It has been informed by people with …

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New resources from Food Standards Scotland

Food Standards Scotland has produced a new online resource, Eat Well Your Way, to help us eat better by providing tips for when we are out shopping for food, eating out, or preparing food at home. Also new from Food Standards Scotland is Cookin’ Castle, an online interactive website intended to teach and promote …

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Our Place

Our Place is a new website devoted to promoting the benefits of place and place-based working, developed by the partners behind the Place Standard tool. It has information, tools and resources to help support the development of places and services that improve our health, our prosperity, our quality of life and protect our environment. Visit for …

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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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