Community Health

The Chapelton Bike Ride, Sunday, September 3rd 2017

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The launch of new 5K charity walk aims to encourage non-cyclists to get involved with local bike ride – The Chapelton Bike Ride, Sunday, September 3rd 2017


The Chapelton Bike Ride will return for a second year on Sunday, September 3, with the addition of the new Chapelton 5K Walk sponsored by Liberty Retirement Living, which will coincide with the event’s 42-mile and 12-mile bike rides. Held in aid of North East Sensory Services (NESS), the event was formerly the Great Stonehaven Bike Ride, before it moved to the village of Chapelton, near Newtonhill. Last year, over 250 cyclists took part in the first ever Chapelton Bike Ride, raising over £6,500 for NESS. Registration costs £15 per person for the 42-mile route, £5 per person for the 12-mile route, or £15 for a team of four for the 12-mile cycle. The 5K walk is free to enter, but all participants must register via the website. Register for the Chapelton Bike Ride at www.chapeltonbikeride.co.uk.

Stonehaven Young Peoples Health and Wellbeing Event

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4.30 – 7pm Tuesday, 5th September 2017, Mackie Academy
This free community event is to promote and inform adults about key aspects of our young people’s health and wellbeing. With partners across education and health sessions are being offered on:

  • Social Media
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Fast and easy cooking for the family
  • Young People and Sleep
  • Mindfulness

Conversation Cafe – If you can only spare a short time come in and visit our information stalls, chat with the teams and friends over a cup of tea and healthy nibbles.
You can book onto these sessions by phoning 01569 762071 or online at:
http://bit.ly/HWBStonehaven from Monday, 21st August to Sunday, 3rd September 2017

OUR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE: SUPPORTING HEALTH, WELLBEING AND SAFETY

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This free community event is to promote and inform adults about key aspects of our young people’s health and wellbeing. With partners across education and health sessions are being offered on:
Social Media
Drugs and Alcohol
Fast and easy cooking for the family
Young People and Sleep
Mindfulness

You can book onto these sessions by phoning 01569 762071 or online at:
http://bit.ly/HWBStonehaven
from Monday, 21st August to
Sunday, 3rd September 2017.

CONVERSATION CAFE
If you can only spare a short time come in and visit our information stalls, chat with the teams and friends over a cup of tea and healthy nibbles.
Get a general access ticket at http://bit.ly/HWBStonehaven
MACKIE ACADEMY
TUESDAY, 5TH SEPTEMBER 2017
16.30 – 19.00

Your Voice Your Choice Kincardine & Mearns Now Open.

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Aberdeenshire Council’s Participatory Budgeting initiative is now open and inviting applications from community groups and organisations in the Coastal Strip villages from Inverbervie to St Cyrus.

Please visit the website https://aberdeenshire.participare.io/#/ or Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Your-Voice-Your-Choice-Kincardine-Mearns-1682423285392707/?ref=page_internal for more details.

Want to know more, contact Lesley Robertson on 01569 768327, or email lesley.robertson@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

 

Strong Communities

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To build a truly effective community it needs to be stronger, wiser and more resilient, sustainable and engaged. The Community Empowerment Act seeks to enable this to happen in Scotland’s communities. Where communities are empowered we would expect to see a range of benefits: local democratic participation is boosted; increased confidence and skills among local people; increased community capacity; and more satisfaction with quality of life in a local neighbourhood. Better community engagement and participation leads to delivery of better, more responsive services and better outcomes for communities. Further, our communities’ strengths and weaknesses, such as quality of life, amenities, infrastructure, and workforce skills, determine the potential of our local economy to support economic growth, enterprise and opportunities for all.

‘Early Days and Changing Ways’

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Developing Capacity in Scottish Communities through our workshops

Join us at a venue near you

Learn about social investment in the morning : Take part in a practical workshop in the afternoon

Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire

14th March 2017

Register your free place here.

  • Understanding Social Investment, 

    10.00am to 12.30pm, (followed by lunch)

    During the morning we take a detailed look at social investment: what it is and how it can be used as an enabler for growth, sustainability and the delivery of greater social impact.

    We examine the opportunities it offers in helping to finance the purchase of assets, easing cash flow and starting a new enterprise,.

    And we do this in context of the new Scottish Government Social Enterprise Strategy whilst remaining realistic about the realities of taking on debt (having the Will, the Skill and someone to send a Bill to!)

    Looking at Investment from a different perspective, 

    1.15pm to 3.30pm

    And then in the afternoon we take a very practical and fun approach to accessing social investment. You become the lender and are given a real application to consider. Would you lend the money?

    This starts with an interview of the SIS staff (who play the role of the applicant) and an assessment as more information emerges.

    It all comes down to the point where attendees discuss the strengths and merits of the application (which generally splits opinion)….all great fun and no better way to really understand if social investment is for your organisation!

Volunteer Vacancies

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KDPKincardineshire Development Partnership are introducing  ‘Volunteer Vacancies’.  Please get in touch with them if you are looking for volunteers, or know of people interested in volunteering opportunities.

 

 

KDP Office: officesupport@kincardineshiredp.org
Tel:  01569 763246