Human Rights Day 2020

Covid-19-Closing the Digital Divide Gap for People with Disabilities. This year’s Human Rights Day theme relates to the COVID-19 pandemic and focuses on the need to ‘build back better’ by ensuring Human Rights are central to recovery efforts.  It is therefore essential that we put human rights are at the centre of our practical responses … Read more

Our COVID Response

Like everyone, our world changed back in March when Scotland was put into lockdown, however we are delighted to say that our services continued. During this time it is more important than ever to support our members to look after their mental health and to reduce isolation and loneliness.  We were lucky we had been … Read more

The role of our Community Living Workers – William

The role of our Community Living Workers – William Our Community Living Workers are the front line of our organisation. They are the guys working in our communities supporting our members in a whole variety of ways to be connected and live their lives in a full and happy way as independently as possible.  The … Read more

The role of our Community Living Workers – Danielle

The role of our Community Living Workers – Danielle Our Community Living Workers are the front line of our organisation. They are the guys working in our communities supporting our members in a whole variety of ways to be connected and live their lives in a full and happy way as independently as possible.  The … Read more

Trustee Week 2020: Buddying up on the Neighbourhood Networks Board

The Future of Governance? Neil Park and Ross Watson Vice Chair and Chair of Neighbourhood Networks Board of Trustees share their experiences of developing relationships between Board Members using the Buddy System. Neil Park With the “Future of Governance” being the theme of this year’s Trustees Week and a focus on the implementation and impact … Read more

International Youth Day Blog:  Stepping Up in a Time of Need

Today is International Youth Day-An opportunity to celebrate and raise awareness about the challenges and attitudes of young people worldwide. It is important to recognise the different ways in which young people engage-not only on an international and national level, but also on a local level, appreciating how they can enrich the lives of others … Read more

World Environment Day – Are you ready for nature?

Are you ready for nature? We are are surrounded by the Environment and since lockdown started it is something personally that I have paid more attention to. We are all so busy that we never actually stop to take a moment and look round about us. When lockdown began it felt like time stood still. … Read more

Celebrating Volunteer Week

Giving Back to Your Community by Josh Sprott, Govan Network Member These are difficult days at the moment, with most of us trying our best to relieve the stress of the responders to the Covid-19 epidemic, such as the NHS, whilst at the same time, having great compassion for the challenges that they are experiencing … Read more