Archive for the Business Plans Category

Pollokshields Portacabin Presents Problems

Pollokshields Portacabin Presents Problems

We have recently started work with Southside Housing Association and the Nan McKay Community Hall Management Group, preparing a business plan and assisting with the development of a stage 1 Growing Community Assets fund bid. 

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Forgewood’s Future

Forgewood's Future

Community Links Scotland staff and volunteers have been hitting the streets of Forgewood recently to find out the local community’s views on Forgewood Community Centre and how it can be improved.

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Pier Pressure

Pier Pressure

We recently completed an options study for Taynuilt Community Council (TCC). This has been an interesting commission which arose from Taynuilt residents’ concern about the increasing misuse of the former ferry pier and adjacent ground. The pier and ground are currently in private ownership having been until recently used for a mussel farming business, now […]

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Play Area for Leven Street

Play Area for Leven Street

The Leven Group, a charity since April 2012, formed with the aim to promote and maintain the environmental regeneration of Alexandria. They have been successful in securing funding from the Big Lottery’s Investing in Ideas to establish the viability of developing a new community play area, based in Leven Street.

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Kerrera’s Old School Gets a New Lease of Life

Oban based social enterprise Stramash use outdoor education as a vehicle for personal, social and local economic development. Following discussions with Argyll and Bute Council and the island community, Stramash recently secured a long term lease on the old school building on the rugged wee island of Kerrera just off Oban.

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Success for Taynuilt

Success for Taynuilt

Taynuilt Sports Pavilion We were really pleased to hear that Taynuilt Sports Council were successful in their LEADER bid for funding to support the build of a new sports pavilion for the village.

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New City-based Clients for CLS

New City-based Clients for CLS

Throughout our ten years of existence, the majority of our work has been focused on areas of rural Scotland where development of new facilities and activities was required due mainly to the relative isolation of these places. Recently we’ve been expanding our client base to more urban areas as well and in addition to several […]

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Kayaks and Kerrera

Kayaks and Kerrera

The island of Kerrera is only a 10 minute ferry crossing from Oban and yet offers peace and tranquillity that successful social enterprise STRAMASH feels could be of benefit to their clients.

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Mull Movements

Mull Movements

Community Links Scotland have been working in Argyll and Bute for the last seven years. Much of this work has been generated through our strong working relationship with West Highland Housing Association, but our reputation is growing in the area and we have secured several pieces of independent consultancy over the last 3 years. An […]

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