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Network IT Recycling Project Update

****UPDATE 29th July 2021***** We have taken the decision to PAUSE the IT Recycling Project  for a short while to take some time to reflect on the future direction of the project. Thank you to all who donated IT equipment, our wonderful referrer organisations and of course to all who are in receipt of our …

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Third Sector Funding 2021

***The Sir George Earle Benevolent Fund Grant Programme is Scotland wide and is seeking applications from projects supporting older people facing loneliness and isolation. Projects must meet one of the following themes: Improve older people’s access to social activity Reduce feelings of loneliness or isolation in older people Increase the availability of local projects or …

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GCC Social Recovery Taskforce

The Social Recovery Taskforce was established as a vital component of Glasgow City Council’s Renewal Programme Strategy and Governance Framework post Covid19. The role of the Taskforce is to provide leadership and direction and to set out a shared vision that will drive the city’s response to the impact of the Coronavirus in relation to …

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Whit’s Happening Issue 14

COPE Scotland have shared their latest issue of Whit’s Happening? It’s issue 14 and there is loads of great information, articles and contact information. Including looking how to Use Outdoor Spaces more with Greenspace Scotland, Marie Curie in your Community and COPE 30 years on….. and MUCH more! Whits happening issue 14

**Member Survey Special**

Those members that have attended recent network Cuppa and Catchup meetings, will be aware that as a result of discussions in these meetings, we have formed three Working Groups to explore common issues and interests Mental Health Community Volunteering People Make Glasgow Communities The common theme coming out of all these Working Groups is a …

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Adult Achievement Awards – Free Training For Your Volunteers

The Network is offering the Adult Achievement Awards Training Course again this year. This is a FREE training course for your adult volunteers, who give their time to member organisations. Due to Covid -19 restrictions, the course will be delivered online by tutors from Glasgow Clyde College. The Adult achievement awards training course gives your volunteers the opportunity …

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Free Training for Member Organisations’ Volunteers

ADULT ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS TRAINING COURSE ONLINE The Network is delighted to announce that we will be offering the Adult Achievement Awards Training Course again this year. This is a FREE training course for your adult volunteers, who give their time to member organisations. This year, due to Covid -19 restrictions, the course will be delivered online …

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Whit’s Happening Issue 13 Out Now

Cope Scotland have shared their latest issue of Whit’s Happening, their publication full of useful stories and contacts. Whits happening issue 13  

Corona Virus COVID-19 Information & Signposting

Corona Virus COVID-19 Updates, Resources & Community Information Updated 23/2/21 *** Scottish Government  has outlined Scotland’s phased and careful approach to easing lockdown restrictions while continuing to suppress Coronavirus. https://www.gov.scot/news/gradually-easing-lockdown-restrictions/ Uodated Strategic Framework:  https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-strategic-framework-update-february-2021/   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Updated 16/7/20 There as so many sources of information about Coronavirus and the local and national responses to the …

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Free Training for Network Members

Last month the network surveyed members on what types of training they would like for themselves and their staff. This year, our programme of FREE training will be provided online on Zoom. ***POSTPONED***Managing Remotely: Tweaking your management style for remote working – Monday 18th January 2021 1pm-4.45pm 15 places available A fast-paced interactive course for managers who want …

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