International Day of Happiness

March 20th is the International Day of Happiness. At this time of uncertainty, it seems like it has never been more important to find positive ways to look after ourselves and each other. This international day of celebration is organised by Action for Happiness and they share wise words and advice regularly.  Their 3 positive … Read more

Digital Networking

Neighbourhood Network’s were successful in gaining funding from SCVO (Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations) to train members and staff to be Digital Champions with the aim of developing essential digital skills through our networks. In Scotland 1 in 5 adults in Scotland lack essential digital skills and are digitally excluded.  The training equips everyone to … Read more

“Lets Talk” – Helping to End Mental Health Discrimination

Many of us know that talking about mental health can feel somewhat uncomfortable or difficult to do.    Here at Neighbourhood Networks, we feel that its important to do our bit to help break the stigma and get people talking.  ‘Time to Talk’ is an awareness day set aside in the annual calendar to talk about … Read more

Three Board Members

We now have three more members who have completed the governance course and passed interviews with existing board members. We had three places to fill on the board of Neighbourhood Networks this year which means there is no need for an election of the membership. Good luck to Paul, William and Scott. Paul I have … Read more

Neighbourhood Networks Sponsored Walk

Join us for a fantastic day of fun while helping to raise funds for Neighbourhood Networks. Neighbourhood Networks works with people in their own neighbourhoods to support each other, to live independently in their own homes and to follow their dreams. Together anything is possible! Our sponsored walk will take place from 1pm on Saturday … Read more

Neighbourhood Networks Welcomes Care Inspectorate Report

Neighbourhood Networks transforms the lives of vulnerable people in local neighbourhoods by supporting each other to live independently in their own homes, to find their potential and follow their dreams. Neighbourhood Networks received their latest Care Inspectorate Housing Support Service report after an inspection during January 2019 and are delighted to keep their top mark … Read more

Gadding about at Gartmore – The Central Team Building Story

The Central team had two action packed days away at Gartmore House by Aberfoyle. The whole team chipped in to contribute their ideas, energy, skills and creativity with each other and was very much a homemade affair.. We paid homage to the Great British Bake Off and Sewing Bee as well some activities that would … Read more

Sink or Swim – The Lothian Team

Team Building – The Lothians After a hectic couple of weeks the team in the Lothians decided to have a spa day with afternoon tea as part of their team building day.  This nearly ended in disaster before it even begun for Danielle who left her bag with her swimming costume on the bus. Luckily … Read more

Living it large in Luss – North Lanarkshire 2

North Lanarkshire 2 Team building Loch Lomond and Glengoyne Distillery tour/Meal The North Lanarkshire 2 team organised a half day bus tour to Loch Lomond and Glengoyne distillery for their team building day. The tour stopped off at Luss for an hour and then onto the Glengoyne Distillery. The day was finished off with a … Read more

Team Building – West Dumbarton Style!!

The West Dumbarton team came together with Lisa from Falkirk for our Team Development day on 26th February.       We spent the day in Glasgow and the sun was even shining for us. We started the day off with an Escape Room where we had to find the cure for the virus and … Read more