Untapped assets – Museums and Galleries in our local communities

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Modern museum and gallery activities are far reaching, caring for our country’s treasures and collections and engaging, educating and bringing communities together. However, their undoubted impact on the communities they serve is often not recognised. They can be valuable contributors to the delivery of the health and wellbeing outcomes of the newly forming Integration Authorities […]

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Older People, Mental Health and Exercise – the Fit for Life Programme

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The Fit for Life programme was designed to help bridge the gap between NHS mental health services and main-stream community exercise groups with the aim of: increasing physical activity levels, reducing risk of falls and maintaining/improving mental health and well-being for older people with mental health conditions. The programme has evolved in the last four […]

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Annual report on the impact of Scotland’s 32 Third Sector Interfaces

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Voluntary Action Scotland has launched the second annual report on the impact of Scotland’s 32 Third Sector Interfaces (TSI’s). Entitled ‘Supporting A Stronger Third Sector’ it demonstrates the increasingly important role TSIs are playing in connecting, supporting and advocating for the third sector, community and voluntary groups, locally. Throughout the report case studies are used from across […]

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WebEx – Community Capacity building and the Meal Makers project

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We recently hosted a WebEx session on community capacity building; outlining JIT’s work, the national context and showcasing the exciting ‘Meal Makers’ project, which aims to link cooks with local people who are less able to cook meals for themselves. We recorded the session and it can be accessed below: Topic: Community Capacity Building – […]

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JIT WebEx – Community Capacity Building – Meal Makers

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This WebEx will give an update on JIT’s activities on community capacity building. It will also showcase ‘Meal Makers’, a new community initiative which helps people share extra portions of home cooked food with others in their area who are not always able to cook for themselves   For joining information, contact  James.R.Thomson@scotland.gsi.gov.uk  

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