Forth Valley College are hosting a drop-in Community Empowerment Festival on Tuesday 24th April, 11am – 3pm at their Falkirk campus, Grangemouth Road, Falkirk, FK2 9AD. The free event aims to raise awareness in the Forth Valley community of services and organisations available to them.
Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) is co-ordinating the “Believe and Achieve: Ability Roadshow” on Monday 23rd April, 12:30pm – 5pm at Grangemouth Town Hall, 27 Bo’ness Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8AN. This drop-in session provides an opportunity for anyone to find out more about activities and support available in the Falkirk.
The final 5 projects for the 2018 STV People’s Project have been announced, including Grangemouth Triathlon Club, who aim to encourage people with a disability to participate in triathlons, providing an inclusive, welcoming environment for all interested in taking part. Next week, each of the finalists’ project videos will be shown on Live at Five on STV2, and voting opens on the projects on Monday 16th April.
Big Lottery Fund Scotland have produced a short video with the top 8 tips for applying to National Lottery’s Awards for All. The video is 2 minutes long, and covers common issues seen in many applications, which can affect an applicant’s chance at funding.
The Third Sector Safer Communities Forum will hold its next meeting on Wednesday 18th April, 10am – 12pm at the CVS Falkirk office, Callendar Business Park, Callendar Road, Falkirk, FK1 1XR. The theme of this meeting will be Community Engagement, with colleagues from Police Scotland and Scottish Fire and Rescue coming to share information about the new Community Safety Hub at Falkirk Fire Station.
The Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC), in partnership with Community Health Exchange (CHEX), will be delivering a free workshop for community organisations on Tuesday 27th March, 10am – 1pm at the CVS Falkirk office, Callendar Business Park, Callendar Road, Falkirk, FK1 1XR.
CVS Falkirk, in partnership with Quality Scotland, will be hosting an information session on the internationally recognised European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) excellence model. The session will take place on Tuesday 20th March 2pm – 4pm at the CVS Falkirk office, Callendar Business Park, Callendar Road, Falkirk, FK1 1XR.
We are delighted to announce that John McNally, MP for Falkirk, will be opening the Forth Valley Third Sector Conference with his keynote speech! The conference, taking place on Tuesday 13th February at Forth Valley College in Falkirk, is the first collaboration event between CVS Falkirk, Clackmannanshire TSI (CTSI) and Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise (SVE). This event is FREE to all third sector organisations.
The Board of CVS Falkirk announce that our CEO Karen Herbert is to retire at the end of July 2018. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Karen for the extraordinary work and dedication she has shown to CVS Falkirk over the last 5 years, and to wish her a happy and healthy future.
CVS Falkirk and Falkirk Council are delighted to announce the return of the Falkirk Funders Fayre on Tuesday 6th March, 10am – 3pm at the Bowhouse Community Centre in Grangemouth. The Funders Fayre offers the local third sector the chance to meet with a diverse range of national and local funders.