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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 think you might become homeless, contact: Your nearest Community Homeless Service The council also provides a homelessness out of hours service. The out of hours service was previously based at the Hamish Allan Centre, however in September 2018 all the services based there were re-located. If you are … 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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Homelessness projects are the focus of more than £3 million of National Lottery funding that aims to prevent homelessness. In Glasgow and Edinburgh eight new partnerships have come together, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, which will work with people who have lived experience of homelessness to develop new projects. The funding makes up … Continued

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On Friday 17 May Glasgow City Council published the invitation to tender for a brand new alliance –the much anticipated Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness. A development two-years in the making, it has been described as, ‘an ambitious systems-change programme,’ and has the aim of eradicating homelessness in the city. In an innovative move, people … Continued

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Dundee City Council is planning to develop a model similar to the Poverty Leadership Panel in Glasgow, with Dundee Fighting for Fairness as the community representatives. Five members of the group attended a meeting in Glasgow this month when they had the opportunity to ask questions about how Glasgow works with local people to make … Continued