Have your say on health improvement plans for Scotland

The Improving Health Commission wants to hear from you as it considers the health improvement aspects of the reform of public health in Scotland. You have until 23rd November to take part in their survey available on the Public Health Reform website.    

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Food on the Table campaign and survey

Citizens Advice Bureaux across Scotland recently launched the Food on the Table campaign which aims to give the Scottish public a voice on the affordability, choice and access to food. The first phase of the campaign will promote a national survey, both on and offline, which will ask the public’s opinion on food concerns: What …

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It’s the first ever UK Malnutrition week! 1- 7 October

One in ten people aged over 65 in the UK is malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. In Scotland, Eat Well Age Well are hoping to maximise the impact of the week and have recently launched their Small Ideas, Big Impact Fund which aims to encourage groups and individuals to test ideas that will prevent, detect and/ …

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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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