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Ally Bally Bee Project

Mission To ease distress for children and families affected by dementia through the production of a personalised children’s book about dementia.   Main Activities The Ally Bally Bee Project revolves around the production of a personalised book explaining the impact of dementia to young children. Family members are able to enter names and characteristics online, […]

Briefing - Dementia

The Birks Cinema

Mission Engaging the local community with film culture and offering a venue for a variety of community events. Birks aims to show a wide variety of film screenings, as well as broadcasting live events from around the world.   Main Activities Based in Aberfeldy, Birks Cinema provides a varied and dynamic range of screenings, from […]

Culture SEN

North East Arts Touring

Mission To develop and support a thriving network of voluntary promoters, enabling them to promote high-quality professional theatre and dance performances and community cinema screenings in rural  venues across the North East of Scotland.   Main Activities NEAT promotes professional theatre via a subsidy scheme to provide ensure that rural communities have access to professional […]

Briefing - Cinema & Regeneration

Driftwood Cinema

Mission Driftwood Cinema brings local people together for shared cultural experience by taking the cinema to isolated communities to encourage social engagement, adding variety and vitality to community life.   Main Activities Driftwood offer a range of services to communities to develop, support and sustain cinema provision across Dumfries and Galloway. Advice is given to […]

Briefing - Cinema & Regeneration
Culture SEN

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 […]

Briefing - Diet Activity and Healthy Weight
Community Food SEN
Sport SEN

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 […]

Briefing - 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 […]

Briefing - 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 […]

Briefing - 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 […]

Briefing - 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 […]

Briefing - Sport for Change
Culture SEN

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. […]

Briefing - 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 […]

Briefing - Loneliness and Social Isolation