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The Glasgow Community Activist Panel (CAP) Newsletter, which is co-ordinated by GHN, is looking for new contributors, anyone with experience of living on a low income in the Glasgow area can get involved. The CAP is made up of a diverse group of people from across the city who use their lived experience of poverty … Continued

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Get ready, steady… to GO with Community Budgets is coming to your area in August and September. Since January, we have worked with over 30 community members who have learned about community budgeting, and are now out and about in the local communities increasing awareness about how services may be funded in the near future. … Continued

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For the last few months, we at GHN/ All In have been delivering free training and workshops on Community Budgeting (CB) in areas all across the city of Glasgow. Don’t let the name Community Budgeting put you off – it’s not about teaching you how to spend your own money exactly! In a nutshell, CB … Continued

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David Ramsay, Development Worker, Glasgow Homelessness Network: How to get communities in Glasgow ready for this new piece of work I am involved in? At the start of the year I was involved in delivering 3 Participatory Budgeting events across the city. The areas involved were Priesthill/Househillwood, Parkhead and Govan. Money from the Scottish Government … Continued

Glasgow City Council Community Homeless Services If you are homeless or threatened with homelessness you can make a homelessness application at your nearest Community Homeless Service office Monday to Thursday from 8.45am-4.45pm and Friday 8.45am-3.55pm. Please see below details for the 3 offices and the areas they cover, followed by the Out of Hours Service, … Continued

If you move into an area of the city you don’t know very well, it can be difficult to feel like you are part of the community. Joining a local group or taking part in local activities can help. Your local library will have details. Many areas have Community Centres or Halls where groups meet … Continued

Sign up to the CAP Newsletter. We will only contact you about CAP and you can unsubscribe at any time. Read previous Newsletters here. The Community Activist Panel are a group of people who are currently experiencing poverty. They are members of the Poverty Leadership Panel but are the group of volunteers who have personal … Continued

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If your organisation is working to address homelessness and related issues in any part of Scotland funding is available from The National Lottery Community Fund (formerly The Big Lottery Fund). Exclusive funding is available for projects in Edinburgh and Glasgow following stakeholder sessions and lived experience workshops to gain insight into where the Lottery can … Continued

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The Community Activist Panel is made up of people from across the city and is hosted by our staff. It supports the work of Glasgow City Council’s Poverty Leadership Panel, which includes agencies such as The Federation of Small Business, The Poverty Alliance and Glasgow City Council.  The members of CAP have each experienced poverty, … Continued

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The next event of the Participation Network, designed to give people the skills to get more involved in their own local and sector networks, is on Saturday 30th of March. For people who want to get more involved in their communities or take part in debate and action on single issues, it aims to: develop … Continued