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Resources Round-Up

Our Resource Round-Up features useful resources for those working in communities in Glasgow.  Please circulate to your colleagues and organisations in your networks.

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Dec 2018

CLD Resources

Third Force News - Guide to Running a Charity or Social Enterprise

Once a year, Third Force News creates a special magazine guide full of practical information to help Scotland's third sector run their organisations well. This year's TFN Guide to Running a Charity or Social Enterprise is now out. You can pick up your paper copy from Phil Broadley - GCVS Capacity Building Officer at the Albany Centre Glasgow. Contact Phil - for further details.

Learning / ALN / Digital

Digital Matters... for Everyone!

Learners nervous about using a computer or the internet? Glasgow Life offer a range of free courses and digital activities at libraries across the city. Learn more…

World Book Night 2019

World Book Night is a national celebration of reading and books that takes place on 23 April each year. Plan your event (s) by downloading the World Book Night 2019 Activity Toolkit here. 

The Impact of Community-based Youth Work in Scotland

YouthLink Scotland, University of Edinburgh and Plymouth MARJON University have published a research report exploring The Impact of Community-based Universal Youth Work in Scotland. Read more.

Get Creative Festival - May 2019

After our recent “Let’s Get Creative” learner event, thought the following might be of interest! Get Creative Festival from 11-19 May 2019 Check out the Get Creative Festival Toolkit for ideas and inspiration to help you get planning and get creative as part of this nation-wide celebration of creative participation! Read more…

New Guidance on Making Chances to Your Charity

OSCR has updated guidance on the law around charity names and what rules need to be followed when making changes to your charity. Find updated guidance on making changes here.

OSCR have lots of other useful information on their YouTube channel. Visit their YouTube channel here.


Asylum Support Appeals Project (ASAP)  - Introduction to Asylum Support

Access this free  e-learning resource on asylum support here.  

Criminal Justice

Support for Young People In Custody

An independent expert review of mental health and other support for young people entering HM Prison & Young Offenders Institution Polmont is being established. Read more. 

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Health & Equalities

How Reading can Help Britain's Loneliness Epidemic

Did you know that nine million people in the UK currently feel lonely "often" or "always"? A Society of Readers sets out a clear plan for tackling Britain's loneliness epidemic with reading at its centre. Reading books, the report points out, has been found to significantly reduce feelings of loneliness for people aged 18 to 64.
One of the interventions against loneliness has already begun. On 30 October Reading Friends was launched. Read more on the Reading Friends website and watch the Reading Friends film, Yarn Natter Blether, here.

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