The Welsh Government has launched a new regeneration framework, Vibrant and Viable Places, focusing on heritage, town centres and coastal communities.
On 6th December, the Scottish Co-production Network met with a group of visiting Welsh delegates, who represented a range of organisations and the Welsh Assembly. They were keen to hear from the Scottish network about co-production activity in Scotland. Equally, … Continue reading
The Welsh Government launched ‘Getting on Together’, the community cohesion strategy for Wales in 2009. It now says that local authorities in Wales have made real progress in promoting cohesion, and has produced guidance for them on ‘Mainstreaming Community Cohesion’. … Continue reading
SURF’s Scotregen Bulletin has news of changes to the Welsh ‘Communities First’ programme. The programme was launched in 2001 and there are presently over 150 Communities First partnerships across Wales. Each of these partnerships brings together members of the local … Continue reading
A reported threat that all the existing community development qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland would cease to exist after December 2010 appears to have been avoided. We understand that the Learning and Skills Improvement Service has confirmed the … Continue reading
Last year the Community Development Foundation commissioned the Scottish Community Development Centre to lead a scoping study to: explore the potential for a mechanism to share good practice and policy in community development across Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England … Continue reading