Falkirk and Clackmannanshire Carers Centre have released new dates for their Power of Attorney information sessions for carers, with the next session being held on Monday 19th June, 10:30am at 1A Bank Street, Falkirk, FK1 1NB.
Police Scotland have issued information on a new bogus phone scam, and have asked people to be vigilant. Callers pose as officials from government departments and “advise” people they have either underpaid or overpaid their various contributions over the years, in an effort to extort money from them.
Volunteer Scotland will be holding a number of PVG Scheme drop-in sessions in Falkirk throughout the summer, on Thursday 31st August 2pm – 4pm, and Wednesday 20th September 2pm – 4pm. All sessions will be held at the CVS Falkirk office, Unit 6, Callendar Business Park, Falkirk, FK1 1XR.
Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution volunteers make each day throughout our communities. This year, we visited organisations throughout the Falkirk area who involve volunteers and spoke with them about the impact volunteers have their services. Home-Start Falkirk West is based in Denny and supports families with young children, helping them deal with challenges they face. Their volunteers support parents through a variety of issues, in many different ways.
During Volunteers’ Week, Voluntary Action Scotland announced that a landmark 100,000 Saltire Awards certificates have been awarded to young people across Scotland!
The Voluntary Sector Children’s Services Forum (VSCSF) will meet again on Thursday 22nd June, 10am – 12pm at the CVS Falkirk office, Unit 6, Callendar Business Park, Falkirk, FK1 1XR.
Epilepsy Connections provide practical and emotional support to improve the quality of life for people living with epilepsy throughout Forth Valley.
The Scottish Parliament’s Health & Sport Committee is calling for views on innovation and technology in the NHS, along with barriers to innovation. The Committee wants to hear from individuals who have experience of technology and innovation in the NHS and about the impact this had on their health care. The deadline for responses is Monday 12th July.
Forth Valley College are delivering a Skills for Life Course pilot project, aimed at those who are unemployed which has been designed to offer a combination of personal development, digital skills and practical employment-based sessions. The 3 courses will all take place at the college’s Falkirk campus and will each last 6 weeks, with the next beginning on Thursday 22nd June until Friday 28th July. Each course has space for 10 people.
Falkirk Council’s procurement team are running a series of procurement clinics to provide tips and advice to those who need information on how to supply to the Council. The clinics will run on Wednesday 21st June, Wednesday 23rd August, and Wednesday 20th September, all taking place at The Forum, Callendar Business Park, Callendar Road, Falkirk, FK1 1XR.