A total of 6 reviews of Development Trusts have now been carried out by HMI / Education Scotland. Development Trusts Association Scotland reports that a meeting was recently convened to reflect on what has been learned from the process and … Continue reading
A further three Development Trust reviews have now been carried out by Education Scotland’s HMIs as part of a collaboration with DTAS. The organisations reviewed were Auchinleck Community Development Initiative, Healthy’n’Happy and Cranhill Development Trust. According to DTAS, all three … Continue reading
A list of almost 100 venues across Scotland with a social purpose.
Regulator Ofcom has started a consultation on ‘Community Radio: future licensing and technical policy’. After more than a decade issuing of Ofcom issuing licenses, there are now nearly 250 community radio stations in the UK. Ofcom is coming to the … Continue reading
The UK REconomy Project, supported by the Transition Network, have published a ‘How To Guide’, entitled ‘”The Do-Ocracy Handbook: organisational types and legal structures”. “Whether you are organising a short term project, setting up a voluntary or community group or … Continue reading
A new resource book (32 page pdf, 8.3MB). ‘Sustainable Livelihoods: An assets based organisational evaluation tool for small voluntary and community groups’ provides materials and exercises to help small community groups and voluntary organisations to reflect on their work and … Continue reading