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Huge thanks to all 46 of you who joined the Sport SEN session about 'Getting Your Facilities Ready for Sport' and thanks to Graham @sportscotland for providing advice and guidance. For those who missed it, or want to watch again (🤭) here's the recording: bit.ly/3gZy24n pic.twitter.com/iiY8…

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Health SEN News
27th May 2020

COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESPONSE SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR REFERRALS 

Like every social enterprise we know, we have all been impacted by the current Covid-19 situation and although we had to close our doors to the public we very much wanted to help our local and shared …
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Health SEN News
27th May 2020

Aberdeen social enterprise delivers eco-friendly fruit&veg b

Award-winning social enterprise and charity, Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE) launched the ‘Vegaroonitoon’ – or ‘Veg around the town’ fruit and vegetable box delivery scheme o…
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Health SEN News
27th May 2020

Latest news from Outfit Moray and Bike Revolution

Bike Revolution in Lossiemouth are offering free bike hire, servicing and repairs for key workers.  More information is available here.   Bike Revolution are outdoor learning and adventure charity…
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Health SEN News
23rd March 2020

Befriending Covid – 19 Update

 The No1 Befriending Team are working hard to support service users and volunteers whilst trying to implement ways for support through the changing time.We have made personal contact with each of ou…
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Health SEN News
23rd March 2020

All Ability Cycling

MACPool successfully applied for funding through the A&B HSCP Self Management Fund to run the All Ability Cycling Project in partnership with Cycling UK & The Ardrishaig Bothy. As part of this…
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Health SEN News
14th February 2020

Update from Ideas for Ears

Awards recognise best & worst examples of hearing access Ideas for Ears has joined forces with the community group Forth Valley Hearing Access Forum to run the UK’s first-ever Hearing Acc…
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Health SEN News
14th February 2020

Free Community Meal for all Women, by Women

"Kaleyard Cook School would like to invite all women-lead and women-focused CiC’s to a free community cook and dine event on Sunday 8th March - (address on poster) Please come alon…
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Community Food SEN News
22nd January 2020

Foundations Café

Recovery Enterprises introduced Foundations Café in September 2019, starting with a 6-week volunteer induction programme including input from a range of partners. They have engaged and supported the …
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Community Food SEN News
22nd January 2020

Fizz Free February

Edinburgh Community Food are delighted to have received funding from the Scottish Government’s Oral Health Community Challenge Fund to support families in the local community with oral health advice…
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Health SEN News
18th December 2019

Latest from Scotland All-Strong

18th December 2019 Scotland All-Strong are pleased to announce that we have been awarded a grant from Perth and Kinross Council's Community Investment Fund towards our project of delivering pro…
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Health SEN News
18th December 2019

Glasgow Community Food Network Update

18th December 2019 The latest opportunities to connect with GCFN: 1. Glasgow City Food Plan. Work is underway with partners across Glasgow to co-develop the Glasgow City Food Plan. This ambitiou…
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Health SEN News
18th December 2019

Social Enterprise Ecosystem Event – 9th January 2020

SE ecosystem and trustworthy networks within Health care sector You are cordially invited to SE ecosystem event on the 9th of January 2020 at Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow B…