Month: July 2015
Footprints connect are encouraging over 55’s to get online and make the most of their computer, tablet and other digital technologies. They provide advice and support- and lots of great reasons to enter the digital world.
Call 01224 679 020 or email email@example.com for more information.
Our Song: Mental Health In Young People
Check out this fantastic film from young people in the Mearns area.
Community Food and Health (Scotland) Development Funding Programme
The Community Food and Health (Scotland) development funding programme is open to groups who would like to develop new or existing activities that will improve access to, or take up of, a healthy balanced diet in low-income communities in Scotland.
Three funding schemes were launched on 12 June 2015:
1. The Capacity Building Fund offers grants up to £500 for groups and agencies running food and health activities in low-income areas working to strengthen their organisations.
2. The one-year Development Fund offers grants from £500 to £2,000 that can develop, recruit for, and complete food and health activities by the end of September 2016.
3. The two-year Development Fund offers grants from £500 to £5,000 for groups and agencies planning food activities requiring more time to become established or to reach those most in need.
Applications can be submitted for more than one of these funding schemes as long as the criteria for that fund is met. Applications for the Capacity Building Fund can be made at any time until all the funding for this year has been allocated. The deadline for applications for the one-year and two year Development Funds is 7 August 2015.
Mearns Youth Football Club
2005 & 2006 COME AND TRY SESSION!
Mearns Youth FC has just started and is looking for girls and boys. Come along to our “come and try” session supported by Aberdeen FC coaches this summer.
Where: Mearns Community Campus
When: Thursday 23 July – 18:30 – 20:00
Who: Born 2005 & 2006
Aberdeenshire Council Ranger Service Programme of Events for April to September.
Why not try something different this summer – take
a walk through time, discover more about your local
wildlife or enjoy a puppet promenade. Whatever
your age, interest or ability, there’s something for
Booking – many events need to be booked in
advance. To reserve your place simply contact the
event organiser. Some events may have a waiting list,
so if you find that after you’ve booked you are unable
to attend, please call and let us know.
Cost – the majority of events are free to attend.
Where there is a charge it can be paid on the day
(unless stated otherwise).
For more information about the work of the
Ranger Service and other summer events visit
New Opening Hours Mearns Library
I am delighted to let you know that from Monday 3rd August Mearns library opening hours will be increasing to 40hrs per week.
The new opening times are as follows:
Monday 10am to 8pm
Tuesday 10am to 4pm
Wednesday 10am to 8pm
Thursday 10am to 4pm
Friday 10am to 4pm
Saturday 10am to 12pm
EU Funds Masterclass: Aberdeen
Looking for funding? Pop along to;
Friday, 31 July 2015 from 10:30 to 13:00
Union Square, Aberdeen
EU Funds Masterclass: Aberdeen Tickets, Union Square | Eventbrite
This masterclass is a detailed introduction to the current EU Funds Programmes for Scotland. Targeted towards Senscot, Development Trusts Association Scotland, Social Firms Scotland and Scottish Community Alliance members.For more info click here;
35 hours per week
Salary range – £25,404 – £28,644 depending on experience
Home-Start Kincardine is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under 5.
We are looking for a Senior Co-ordinator to take responsibility for the day to day management of the scheme along with maintaining a family support case load. The successful applicant will have experience in family support work, project management and have parenting experience.
The remit is broad and varied and requires an understanding of the needs of young families, the management of volunteers and staff and the ability to maintain a creative and flexible approach to the development of Home-Start Kincardine.
You will have the ability to negotiate funding and deliver training for volunteers. You will support the Board of Trustees in assuring the quality and effectiveness of service is delivered.
The post is full time and applicants must have use of their own car, for which expenses will be paid. You will be based at the office in Stonehaven. The successful candidate will be subject to PVG Check.
For an application pack please call 01569 767773 or visit www.homestartkincardine.org/news
Closing date is midday on13th July 2015 and interviews will take place on 23rd July.
Scottish Charity No. SCO22795