September 2011 Blog Posts (13)

Sustainability & Public Health Case Studies include sustainable communities theme

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  …


Added by Chris Pilley on September 30, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments

Young people's films receive national recognition

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.…


Added by Rural Media Company on September 29, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments

Rural Diversity Film Exhibition Takes to the Road

Same But Different (SBD) is a two-year project developed and delivered by The Rural Media Company ( ), 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

SERVICE TRANSFER – New Carnegie Associate

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…


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

Delighted to be a Carnegie Associate

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 

I am delighted to be appointed as a Carnegie Associate and have seen the creative potential of involving younger people in…


Added by Alan Caldwell on September 20, 2011 at 17:36 — No Comments

New website launched to celebrate young people’s filmmaking

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 -…


Added by Rural Media Company on September 20, 2011 at 10:40 — 1 Comment

Community Land Scotland News


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…


Added by Kirsty Tait on September 19, 2011 at 10:25 — No Comments

Carnegie Challenge - Autumn Events

Hi All,


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…


Added by Martine Miller on September 14, 2011 at 9:40 — No Comments

Inviting all Co-producers!!!!!!! The next meeting of the West Midlands Co-production Network

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:

  • learn about the best practice case study of Time 2 Trade Sandwell Timebank, and how the…

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…


Added by Kirsty Tait on September 8, 2011 at 10:13 — No Comments

Rebel Landscapes An Evening of Film and Folklore

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.!__rebel-landscapes


Screen Bandita have pulled together some short films from the Scottish Screen Archive to document local traditions, dances, crafts, fishing,…


Added by Martine Miller on September 3, 2011 at 22:44 — No Comments

Supporting Community Energy




Added by Jin Park on September 2, 2011 at 13:14 — No Comments

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