Archive for March, 2012

Banking on Neilston

Banking on Neilston

The newly refurbished Bank building in Neilston has become a lively cultural centre of the village that offers a range of activities and workshops to local residents and serves as the base for the Neilston Development Trust.

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Tackling Fuel Poverty in Inverclyde

Tackling Fuel Poverty in Inverclyde

Fuel Fix Inverclyde is a project that has been developed in partnership with Solas Scotland and IHAF (River Clyde Homes, Cloch Housing Association, Oak Tree Housing Association and Larkfield Housing Association). The project is being run for an initial 6 month pilot and will ensure that RSL tenants within selected areas have access to appropriate […]

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Trees, Trellis and Training

Trees, Trellis and Training

Neglected areas within Port Glasgow are getting a new lease of life thanks to the Inverclyde Green Team. The project was developed in partnership with River Clyde Homes, Inverclyde Community Development Trust (ICDT) and In-Works and is now in its second year. Since the establishment of the project in 2010, 50 unemployed residents of Greenock […]

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Students Soon to Qualify

Students Soon to Qualify

One of the most innovative projects we were asked to manage this year is a new college course designed to help give students the skills, knowledge and capabilities needed for employment in community development. This project has been Dunbritton Housing Association’s biggest Wider Role project for 2011 – 2012 and they are delighted with the […]

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Centre 81 Garelochhead – One Year On

Centre 81 Garelochhead - One Year On

On 2nd March, Centre 81 in Garelochhead, a community and outdoor education facility, celebrated its first birthday. Community Links Scotland have been working with the Route 81 Youth Project since 2006 to secure funding for the redevelopment of the old Garelochhead Youth and Community Centre into a facility capable of meeting the needs of the […]

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Breaking Barriers to Employment

Breaking Barriers to Employment

Community Links Scotland has been working with Arklet Housing Association to develop and manage a programme that aims to break down the barriers women from black, minority and ethnic backgrounds can face when seeking further education courses and employment.

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Big Lottery’s Community Spaces Programme Funding

Big Lottery's Community Spaces Programme Funding

We’ve had confirmation that all three of the applications that we submitted to the Big Lottery’s new Community Spaces Programme have been approved for funding.

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