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

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