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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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Third Sector Funding 2021

***Life Changes Trust small grants are available for the Creating Better Lives Dementia programme in NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde region. Grants of £2000-£15,000 available for your project, which can last up to 18 months. The funding awarded must be used wholly for the benefit of people living with dementia and their unpaid carers/families. It …

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Network IT Recycling Project Update

We continue to take referrals for recycled IT equipment. We’ve now handed out over 250 PC and IT packages to organisations for people in your community.  Our Packages come with a ‘How to’ guide and 6 months free data. Thanks to those who continue to donate equipment, to those making referrals and those who publicise …

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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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