Groups Networking Together event in Brechin City Hall

A range of community groups and organisers attended the recent Groups Networking Together event in Brechin City Hall.  Ulrik Westen-Jensen from the National Lottery Community Fund presented a helpful overview of the different streams of funding programmes available for community groups, and the application process for each.  Victoria Gibbons, from Angus Council provided a useful…

We’re Recruiting…

Outside the Box was established in 2004.  We provide community development support, shared learning and capacity building for people who want to make changes in their communities. We are recruiting two part-time Community Workers for the new Community Connections projects in two areas: Waterfoot and Eaglesham area of East Renfrewshire The areas around Brechin and…

Rural social work in Scotland

The idea that social work in rural areas in Scotland might best be based on different approaches to those used in urban areas (where the vast majority of the population live) has received scant attention in recent years. There is a dearth of research on which to plan services that fit with such a notion. However, given the Scottish Government’s emphasis on community engagement, this is of interest.