Following on from another successful Funding Fayre in 2018, CVS Falkirk and Falkirk Council are pleased to announce that we are hosting another FREE Funders Fayre on Tuesday 5th March 2019. The event will take place at the Bowhouse Community Centre, 130 Bowhouse Road, Grangemouth, FK3 0EU.
The Getting to Know “Getting It Right for Every Child” (GIRFEC) team at the ALLIANCE are holding a free interactive workshop on Monday 18th February, aimed at practitioners who support children and young people with disabilities or long term conditions. The workshop will take place 10am – 3:30pm at the Volunteer Scotland office in Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear the latest policy updates and access a range of resources to support the wellbeing of children and young people.
The CVS Falkirk offices will be closed for the holidays from 5pm on Friday 21st December 2018, until 9am on Monday 7th January 2019. We at CVS Falkirk hope you enjoy the holidays, and have a wonderful festive period.
CVS Falkirk facilitates a range of forums for the third sector in the Falkirk area, aiming to provide the sector with the opportunity to discuss and debate issues, share knowledge, experience and practices, and to have a stronger voice in decision making processes. We want to ensure that these forums are relevant and useful to our sector, and have launched a short online survey to gather your feedback. We’re looking to hear from all members of the sector, particularly those who have attended forums before, on what you would like to achieve and learn from them.
Following our successful 2018 event in Falkirk, Clackmannanshire TSI (CTSI), CVS Falkirk and Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise (SVE) are delighted to announce that we will be holding our second Forth Valley Third Sector Conference on Wednesday 13th February 2019 at Alva Academy in Alva, Clackmannanshire. Places are £10 each, covering the cost of lunch and refreshments, with lunch provided by a local social enterprise. Booking is essential.
We at CVS Falkirk are pleased to announce we have released our 2017/18 Annual Review. The review, launched at our recent AGM, details our activities throughout the last year, and reiterates our commitment to supporting a strong, vibrant third sector in Falkirk, and improving the lives of the people who live and work here.
The Voluntary Sector Children’s Services Forum (VSCSF) will meet for the last time in 2018 on Thursday 29th November, 2pm – 4pm at the CVS Falkirk office, Callendar Business Park, Callendar Road, Falkirk, FK1 1XR.
To celebrate St Andrew’s Day, throughout November Scottish Government are encouraging people in Scotland to do something kind for someone, one small act of kindness, and to share the story and its impact with the hashtag #MakeSomeonesDay. On St Andrew’s Day, Friday 30th November, they will bring all content together on their website to create a “virtual wall of kindness”. The campaign is designed to highlight that not only is Scotland a nice place to live, but that people in Scotland are motivated by the message that kindness matters and makes a difference, and the values surrounding this message.
The Falkirk Fairer Money Forum is holding their FREE Fairer Money Conference on Tuesday 20th November from 9:30am at Falkirk Town Hall, Westbridge Street, Falkirk, FK1 5RS. The event is aimed at professionals who work to improve the lives of families living in or at risk of poverty across Falkirk, and will include presentations from Carnegie UK Trust and Money Advice Scotland.
Due to annual leave, the CVS Falkirk e-bulletin will not be published on Friday 2nd November, or Friday 9th November, and will resume publication on Friday 16th November.