Community cooking skills – evidence and networking event

Thursday 15 March, 10:30 am – 3.15 pm, The Studio, Glasgow  Our event will give participants the chance to hear about the evidence of the impact of cooking skills courses, with inputs from: – Professor Martin Caraher, City, University of London. What evidence do we have of theimpact of community cooking skills courses? – The results …

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Interested in a community cafe network for Glasgow?

CFHS is holding a meeting on 30 November to explore interest in setting up a community cafe network in Glasgow. Anyone involved in or with a community cafe operating in the city is welcome to come along. Community cafe networks bring together community café staff and volunteers, so that they can share their knowledge, skills and experiences, …

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Hungry for change – food insecurity report

Pilton Community Health Project has just launched a new report – Hungry for Change is the result of conversations between people experiencing food insecurity and those working alongside them North Edinburgh  

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Community cafe learning visit to Fly Cup Catering – places available

A couple of places are now available for our community cafe learning visit to Fly Cup Catering in Inverurie on Wednesday 19 October. The visit’s open to anyone working in or with a community cafe, or in a group that’s supporting people with learning disabilities and interested in setting up a food and health activity. …

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What did groups awarded Capacity Building Funding in 2015 do with their funding?

This short report outlines the activities undertaken by applicants to the CFHS capacity building fund in 2015.

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Capacity building fund

Our capacity building fund for 2015 is aimed at groups and organisations running food and health activities in low-income areas that want to develop and strengthen their organisation. Groups can apply for up to £500. The type of activity we will consider funding includes making sure that staff and volunteers working in communities understand current …

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Vacancy at Trellis

Trellis is currently recruiting for a Fundraising and Development Officer (21 hr/week). More information is available at www.trellisscotland.org.uk/jobs    

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CFHS community cafe network funding

CFHS is inviting applications from groups of community cafes that want to set up a community café network or run joint promotional activities. Groups of cafes can apply for up to £1000. More details can be found here, or contact anne.gibson5@nhs.net  

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Introduction to social enterprise

Heard about social enterprise but not sure if it’s ‘right’ for your organisation? This half-day course, delivered by the Social Enterprise Academy will look at: what is social enterprise?; different models of social enterprise; and the benefits and drawbacks  of this business model. Where and when?   7 November, 10 am – 1 pm, Re-union canal …

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Nutritional Guidance for the Early Years

The deadline for comments on the revised ‘Nutritional Guidance for the Early Years’, produced by NHS Health Scotland, has been extended to 5pm on 28 June .   You can still get  a copy of the draft guidance and feedback form from  debbiemclaren@nhs.net  

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