Members may be interested in a collection of case studies recently put together for the UK Public Health Association in Scotland on the links between sustainability and health. The case studies focus on the themes of physical activity, food, procurement and sustainable communities. The publication can be found at …Continue
Added by Chris Pilley on September 30, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments
We're celebrating in the office at the moment as yet another one of our films is to be screened outside of Herefordshire, this time at the Kids For Kids Film Festival in Consett, County Durham.…Continue
Added by Rural Media Company on September 29, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments
Same But Different (SBD) is a two-year project developed and delivered by The Rural Media Company ( www.ruralmedia.co.uk ), in partnership with Herefordshire Council Diversity Team, and funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
Added by Rural Media Company on September 26, 2011 at 11:54 — No Comments
Hello to all Fiery Spirits.
Are you interested in running a local service? Perhaps you’re already involved in running a community enterprise and want to do more? Or perhaps you work in the public sector and want to improve collaboration with local voluntary and community organisations? If so, please read on.
My name is Tom Archer and Carnegie recently appointed me as their Associate on the issue of Service Transfer. For the next four months I’ll be trying to…Continue
Added by Tom Archer on September 25, 2011 at 14:53 — No Comments
The magic behind the light switch and the shift to community owned energy resource.
Added by Rachel Francis on September 22, 2011 at 15:32 — No Comments
I am a volunteer board member of Comrie Development Trust, which four years ago, purchased 96 acres of land at Cultybraggan Army Camp to promote the sustainable development of our community. I also have 26 years experience in rural regeneration running my own practice (see www.alancaldwellassociates.co.uk).
I am delighted to be appointed as a Carnegie Associate and have seen the creative potential of involving younger people in…Continue
Added by Alan Caldwell on September 20, 2011 at 17:36 — No Comments
Budding young filmmakers in Herefordshire can now see their work online with the launch of a new website which celebrates and showcases their achievements.
Shoot Out, a Rural Media Company project, offers young people aged between 13 -…Continue
Here is the latest from Community Land Scotland ...
The pace of Community Land Scotland’s work has been increased and improved by the appointment of Peter Peacock, a former MSP and Scottish Minister, to the role of Policy Director.
This has tangible results in that during the last two weeks Community Land Scotland, the membership organisation representing community land owners in Scotland, has produced two policy papers, one on the role of the Crown…Continue
Added by Kirsty Tait on September 19, 2011 at 10:25 — No Comments
Thought I'd let you know that Carnegie UK Trust will be supporting two exciting and stimulating debates this autumn through the Carnegie Challenge Award.
The first Challenge has been awarded to Voluntary Arts in collaboration with Create who will host a debate exploring the role of the arts in building stronger communities. The debate will see panelists from across the PIIG nations (Portugal, Ireland, Iceland and Greece), and will investigate role…Continue
Added by Martine Miller on September 14, 2011 at 9:40 — No Comments
The West Midlands Co-production Practitioners Network is holding its next meeting on the 12th October. The meeting will take place at the Bridging the Gap Community Centre in West Bromwich. Click here for a map.
The network would like to welcome anyone who wasn't able to make the last event.
At the meeting you will be able to:
Added by Frankie Hine-Hughes on September 14, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments
In the week the Scottish Parliament return to business, Scotland's Community Landowners are calling for the establishment of new Scottish Land Fund with £10 million available over the remaining four year life of this parliament.
Recalling the Scottish Government pre-election commitment to publish their proposals for a new Scottish Land Fund before the end of the year, Community Land Scotland Chairman, David Cameron said,
"The commitment to the principle of a…Continue
Added by Kirsty Tait on September 8, 2011 at 10:13 — No Comments
If you are in Edinburgh next Sat (10th Sept) you should head along to St Paul's Chirch, Pilrig, Edinburgh for an evening of Scottish folklore and tradition.
Screen Bandita have pulled together some short films from the Scottish Screen Archive to document local traditions, dances, crafts, fishing,…Continue
Added by Martine Miller on September 3, 2011 at 22:44 — No Comments
Added by Jin Park on September 2, 2011 at 13:14 — No Comments