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Congratulations to Connect Community Trust

A sports hall in Easterhouse, a disused mill in John O’Groats, an area of amenity land in Strathpeffer and a stretch of foreshore on the Isle of Skye will soon be in the hands of local people as four community groups receive financial support from the Scottish Land Fund.

Merry-go-round gallops in to the future

Merry-go-round opened its doors in April 2012, with the aim of supporting local families. They wanted to create a welcoming space where families could source high quality pre-used baby and children's goods that wouldn't cost the earth. They wanted to create a community hub where families could come together. And they wanted to provide free packs of essential items to families who needed a little extra help.

Invitation to apply to join Unity Board

Unity are seeking Board Members who share their core values, have a passion for social enterprise and will uphold our commitment to equality, inclusion and opportunity for all.

Pre-consultation draft Clyde Regional Marine Plan

Clyde Marine Planning PArtnership would like to inform you that the pre-consultation draft Clyde Regional Marine Plan is now open for consultation.

Halving the Disability Gap: The role of Social Firms

The latest Briefing Paper from Social Firms Scotland showcases how Social Firms can support Government's ambition to at least halve the disability employment gap by 2038.

Can you help with an analysis of digital technology skills survey?

Skills Development Scotland on behalf of the Digital Technologies Skills Group, are undertaking an analysis of the Digital Technologies sector in Scotland.

Five ways civil society organisations can prepare for EU exit

Use the government’s public information campaign and the 5 areas below to understand how leaving the EU could affect your organisation and what you can do to prepare.

Community Environmental Issues Survey from Glasgow Eco Trust

Are you concerned about environmental issues in your community?

Registration now open for Meet the Buyer

The Supplier Development Programme is proud to announce the date for the 11th annual Meet the Buyer event, to be held at Hampden Park, Glasgow.

Vote for Limelight Music for the People's Project Award

Limelight Music are delighted to announce that Limelight Music have been shortlisted for the People’s Project award with The National Lottery, in association with ITV and STV!

The Social Enterprise Census 2019

The SE Census 2019 survey is out now! It'll take around 10-15 minutes to complete and we would encourage all social enterprises to take some time to participate in this.

New video from LiveEco CIC

LiveEco CIC is dedicated to making local communities more sustainable through renewable energy and innovation. Check out their new video to find out more

Big Issue - Schools Special

We were delighted to see so many Glasgow Schools take part recently in a special edition of The Big Issue, distributed by young people. The edition was released in March, and was widely covered in the media. You can see some of the coverage below.

Total Homes Co-operative Launch

Total Homes Co-operative are proud to invite you to their launch event on Friday 12th April

Opportunity for asset development for local or city-wide services

Knightswood Community SCIO and others are looking into potential uses for the former Knightswood Pool Building. Some initial options have been identified and we are gathering opinion on these and related issues via a survey of organisations that may have an interest in the future provision of local or city-wide services from a redeveloped pool building or its site.

New Chief Executive announced for CEIS Group

Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS), the leading provider of business support to social enterprises in Scotland has announced its new Chief Executive. Ian Mitchell, currently Deputy Director External Affairs for the Scottish Government is set to take the company forward.

Taylor Nisbet: Workshops for ethical business

Taylor Nisbet are running a series of workshops to designed to support you to deliver on your social goals. Taking place between 6th March - 15th May at South Block in Glasgow, the team will cover:

Village Storytelling Training Programme

The Village Storytelling Centre has a number of upcoming training courses in storytelling, covering the art and performance of storytelling and its application as a tool for engagement, learning and support. Perhaps you want to build confidence in presentation and performance, to better engage and support the people you work with, or to make learning more fun? Whatever you want to achieve through storytelling, they can provide the skills you need.

Find out more about the upcoming training programme here.