Police Scotland have updated their guidance document on how to deal with doorstep crime, including what action to take when faced with such issues. Doorstep crime includes bogus callers and rogue traders, who often try to gain information or entry to homes under false pretences.
Re-Union Canal Boats have released a 15 minute video depicting their activities in Falkirk from the words of their volunteers.
Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland is holding funding surgeries in Glasgow over the coming months to provide information and advice to charities that wish to make a funding application to their Henry Duncan Awards. Individual 45 minute appointments are available from 11am – 5:45pm over the summer.
NHS Forth Valley’s Fracture Liaison Service are holding a “Managing Osteoporosis: looking after your bones” information event on Monday 26th June. The event will take place 4:30pm – 6pm at the Lecture Theatre in the Learning Centre at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Stirling Road, Larbert, FKS4WR.
In order to acknowledge the demand for their Cool Heads and “R U…” publications, NHS Health Scotland are looking to review which of their partners are requesting the resources and how they are used. To do this, they have created online surveys for both publications. The deadline for responses is Friday 2nd June.
Falkirk Council has published the draft Historic Environment Strategy for Falkirk 2017, “Our Future in the Past”. They are now seeking comments, which can be submitted by the online survey or in writing. The deadline for responses is Wednesday 31st May.
NHS Education for Scotland has organised a free workshop called “Readiness for Collaboration”, taking place on Wednesday 24th May, 9:30am – 12:30pm at the Best Western Park Hotel, Camelon Road, Falkirk, FK1 5RY. There are only 40 places available for the workshop, so booking is essential.
PLUS, a charity supporting children and young people with disabilities, has announced that it has secured funding to expand its current services in the Falkirk area. They will be hosting a Family Fun Day at the Forth Valley Sensory Centre on Sunday 21st May, 10:30am – 1:30pm, and are also looking to recruit a sessional Play/Youth Worker as part of this work.
Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) are currently accepting applications from Scottish charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises interested in creating new funded job opportunities. Organisations who have not been involved in CJS before should register online by Friday 19th May to create and submit each of the opportunities they wish to be considered for. Existing employers should login to the CJS salesforce portal to enter each of the opportunities they wish to have considered.
Quiet Waters are looking to recruit volunteer counsellors. Volunteers should be qualified counsellors, or in training.