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Broxburn United Sports Club

Mission Broxburn United Sports Club (BUSC) aims to provide sporting, educational and social opportunities within the community to change lives for the better. Main Activities BUSC delivers a range of community-based activities to bring local people together and promote health and education. The range of activities on offer ensures there are classes to suit all […]

Diet Activity and Healthy Weight

Lanarkshire Community Food & Health Partnership

Mission Lanarkshire Community Food & Health Partnership (LCFHP) works with local communities to increase their health and well-being through an improved diet, reducing the health inequalities associated with deprived communities. Main Activities LCFHP runs and supplies over 40 community food co-ops where people can both access high-quality food and receive healthy cooking advice on their […]

Diet Activity and Healthy Weight

Enterprise Childcare

Mission Enterprise Childcare aims to improve the lives of children and their families by putting their needs at the centre of service delivery, using good practice models to deliver high-quality, flexible childcare and training. Main Activities Enterprise Childcare’s most established services include a mobile crèche, autism services and their Positive Future project, which works to […]

Diet Activity and Healthy Weight

Fairfield Community Sports Hub

Mission To be the catalyst for community regeneration through sport and other recreational activities, reinstalling a sense of pride, enthusiasm and connectivity among young adults through social inclusion. Fairfield believes sports facilities bring the local community together and by doing so give them a healthier, stronger community.   Main Activities Fairfield operates a large variety […]

Sport for Change

Garioch Sports Centre

Mission Garioch Sports Centre’s mission is make sport and physical activity accessible for all from an early age, using exercise to increase well-being and personal attainment.   Main Activities Garioch (pronounced ‘Geerie’) has an extremely diverse customer base for their Inverurie facility, stemming from their efforts to build a pathway from new-borns right through to […]

Sport for Change

Showcase the Street

Mission Showcase the Street’s mission is to use the arts and sports to support areas of deprivation and rural isolation, especially among young people and communities.   Main Activities Showcase run a series of dance classes over five local authority areas, catering from ages 3-18. Their football academy runs community classes in both Dundee and […]

Sport for Change

ROAR: Connections for Life

Mission ROAR: Connections for Life’s mission is to connect lives and promote health and well-being in later life.   Main Activities There are currently nine health and well-being clubs run by ROAR across Renfrewshire. Acting as a social gathering point for the local community, they run on a weekly basis and generally serve hot food. […]

Loneliness and Social Isolation

Badenoch & Strathspey Community Transport Company

  Mission To provide safe, high-quality, affordable, accessible transport and social inclusion services to those who have a community transport need in Badenoch and Strathspey.   Main Activities Services cover an operating area of 909 square miles, primarily helping people gain access to critical aspects and functions of life, easing the challenges of advanced years […]

Loneliness and Social Isolation

The No.1 Befriending Agency

Mission To reduce loneliness and isolation by creating connections and building confidence. The No1 Befriending Agency are dedicated to improving the quality of life of all the people they support by providing compassionate social support and by promoting inclusion and reorientation.   Main Activities Based in Glasgow, The No1 Befriending Agency provide a one-to-one ‘befriending’ […]

Loneliness and Social Isolation

Lingo Flamingo

  Mission To become the most successful and accessible provider of interactive language learning experiences across the UK.   Main Activities While working in a care home, director Robbie Norval witnessed the acute effects of loneliness and isolation. Drawing upon this experience and his language expertise, he fashioned a fresh approach to tackling dementia and […]

Loneliness and Social Isolation

Community Food Initiatives North East

Mission To positively impact on health and well-being, the environment and unemployment by creating work opportunities for and with disadvantaged, vulnerable, low-income individuals, families and communities in the North East of Scotland.   Main Activities CFINE runs a range of initiatives aimed at creating work opportunities through food provision and education programmes. They have established a large network of community food outlets across Aberdeenshire, […]

Loneliness and Social Isolation