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National Adult Volunteer Recognition

Volunteer Glasgow and VAS recently announced their intention to look into the development of a national volunteer recognition scheme for adult volunteers in Scotland. This follows feedback from TSIs demonstrating interest and demand from volunteers and volunteer involving organisations that they work with.


02 February 2017


CHEX conference 2017 - save the date

The Community Health Exchange (CHEX) 2017 conference is on Wednesday 1st March 2017. This will be another vibrant event to bring people working for community led health in Scotland together to talk, learn and share.  They are working on the theme now but are thinking of issues around power and opportunities for empowerment brought about by the Community Empowerment Act and beyond.


02 February 2017


Alzheimer Scotland Annual Conference 2 June 2017

Alzheimer Scotland’s annual conference – the most important conference date in the diary for Scotland’s dementia community takes place on 2 June 2017. The conference will bring together 550 delegates at the world-class Edinburgh International Conference Centre, for an innovative programme with key international, national and Scottish speakers.


02 February 2017


New videos from OSCR

To make OSCR's content more accessible, they have started producing videos. Their latest video highlights how to raise a concern and the Scottish Charity Register.


02 February 2017


Aspiring Communities Fund

The Scottish Government’s new two year £18.9 million Aspiring Communities Fund is currently inviting applications for the first funding round.  This funding round closes on the 7th April 2017.  There are two stages that organisations should consider applying for, and we intend to run several funding rounds for both stages.  This challenge Fund is being delivered by Social Justice and Regeneration Division, with the Scottish Government as Lead Partner for the 2014-2020 European Social Fund (ESF) Programme.


02 February 2017


Generations Working Together National Conference

The GWT 2017 National Conference is on Wednesday 8th March 2017, 10:00am - 4:00pm at Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA. With speakers and facilitators from across Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Spain it promises to be one of the most exciting yet.


02 February 2017


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