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Local Job Advert – Produce Coordinator for Community Food Inititative North East

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JOB ADVERT

Want to Make a Difference? Join a Growing, Dynamic Social Enterprise?

Interested in Business for Community Benefit & Improving Health and Well-Being?

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Position: Produce Coordinator (fruit and vegetables)

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Big Push Needed for Stonehaven Dialysis Unit

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In 2010 the NHS Grampian Renal Unit were left a legacy of £250,000 for dialysis machines. After discussion, it was felt that this was best identified as a capital fund towards a satellite renal unit in South Aberdeenshire as this is the one area within Aberdeenshire that as yet is not served by a Renal Dialysis satellite unit.  The new unit would cover a large area – from as far south as St Cyrus, across to Luthermuir and up to Fettercairn, Banchory and across to Portlethen.

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Meet Ed and find out more about the Effective Community Group Pack

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I’m Ed Garrett and I work for the Council for Voluntary Service Aberdeenshire. My role is to support local community and voluntary groups with things like constitutions, funding and business planning.

As  part of this we developed in partnership with Community Learning and the Business Club in Laurencekirk the Effective Community Group pack. This pack contains a whole host of useful material for new and developing groups, from how to write a constitution to roles of office bearers. I’ve just finished some additional inserts to go in the pack with information on campaigning, publicity, child and vulnerable adult protection, monitoring and evaluation, fundraising and event management, recruiting new members, data protection and risk assessment.

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Alcohol & Parenting Don’t Mix Campaign

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Alcohol & Parenting Don’t Mix campaign: Parents of primary and S1 & S2 children in Aberdeenshire and those in S1&2 are being directed to the Meet the Hendersons website. Read the rest of this entry »

Grasshopper – New Integrated Bus Tickets!

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First Aberdeen, Stagecoach and six local bus companies have joined forces to launch a new ticket designed to make bus travel in the City and Shire more convenient.  Read the rest of this entry »

Stonehaven – It’s a Happening Little Place

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From May onwards the year is full of events in Stonehaven.  It doesn’t happen by itself.  Local activists and entrepreneurs work together to bring the town to life. . . Read the rest of this entry »