Every morning one lady bike rider passes me when my bus gets stuck in the jam on the way to my office. She goes ahead to her destination by driving her Scooty easily and naturally on the wide and narrow spaces on the road as like as a man. Every day when I see her I give her a salute and admire her courage because it is Bangladesh, a moderate Islamic country by the constitution, where a big part of the people do not support from their mind to let the women go out from home for working…Continue
Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on September 3, 2014 at 5:38 — No Comments
Hello Fiery Spirits,
in late 2010 I blogged on FS that I was trying to attract funding for a project which would examine the common cultural traditions of Gaelic speaking fishing communities in Scotland and Ireland. I'm pleased to be able to say that, working along with Ruth Brennan of SAMS (The Scottish Association for Marine Science) and the Glasgow based visual artist Stephen Hurrel and with the support of the Colmcill partnership, we have researched and written up our…Continue
Added by Iain MacKinnon on August 24, 2012 at 16:34 — No Comments
Crowdfunding is a relatively new concept to the UK that is increasingly being adopted by a variety of sectors to raise money for particular ideas.
As a newby to Fiery Spirits, I thought I would introduce SoLoCo, an IPS three of us are setting up to help develop thriving, independent and sustainable communities throughout the UK using crowdfunding as a method to fund, market and develop long term support for projects and ideas.
How does it…Continue
Added by Kirsty Burnham on July 7, 2011 at 14:08 — No Comments
For the past two years, Fiery Spirits…
A new report, just issued, should be of interest to all those working in the community development area.
Investing for Community Benefit details 10 case studies of community groups which have successfully pioneered and driven local development. It shows that with clear vision, strong partnerships and a real sense of community need, community groups can achieve radical improvements in their community’s prospects. For…Continue
Added by David Wake on February 3, 2011 at 12:07 — No Comments
Do you have an inspiring friend who is passionate about all things green? Do you know someone who works to make their green ideas a reality? We are making the first ever Young Scottish Green List. If you know a young person aged 11 - 25 years old that deserves to be recognised make a nomination today at the website.…Continue
Added by Ruth Bush on January 10, 2011 at 16:38 — No Comments
We are delighted to announce that Hilary Clarke's portrait of North Uist character Flora has taken the title of Rural Gateway Photo of the Year 2008. In our end of year online poll, we asked Rural Gateway members to vote for their favourite from our seven fantastic finalists. Hilary's photo took a staggering 44 per cent of the votes! Flora sounds like a really interesting person. Not only is she skilled in crafts, she is a local… Continue