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Local Business Workshops Organised by Stonehaven Business Association

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Could you benefit from local business networking and improving your online trading?


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Did you know Forest View Centre was a crafty little place?

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Did you know the Forest View Centre was a crafty little place?

Now with an accredited lifeskills course in Creativity as well as Business Enterprise Group making and selling soap, Forest View Centre in Stonehaven is getting craftier and craftier!

They are always keen for collaborations within the local community so read on to find out more!

Image from Foodie Quine's Day out at Forestview's 2013 Mosaic Boat Launch
Image from Foodie Quine’s Day out at Forestview’s 2013 Mosaic Boat Launch

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What are the corners that we need to turn?

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Kincardine and Mearns Transport Futures Forum looks at local transport issues affecting our communities in Kincardine and Mearns and explores ideas which could potentially address them. The Forum aims to give a greater voice to transport users from local communities and bring together a range of partners to work together to find solutions.

A group of local people interested in Transport recently gathered at the Forest View Centre in Stonehaven for the inaugural session of the new forum which is intended meet four times a year.

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

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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)

You will be part of a growing, dynamic social enterprise Read the rest of this entry »

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 »