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The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service in South Lanarkshire is seeking your views on how they have performed in South Lanarkshire over the past three years.
This is a critical milestone in their sustained development of local service delivery. Through their plans they have ensured that, together with their partners, continue to address the unique needs of South Lanarkshire's communities, improving safety both now and in the future.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service carried out a review of their local service delivery against the 2014-17 Area Fire Plan.
Six artists have been tasked with creating new community art installations in and around walking and cycling routes in the Clyde and Avon Valley, in February and March.
Job Description: Visitor Attraction Assistants (VAAs)
To assist with the operation of the New Lanark Visitor Attraction and to enable a successful and enjoyable visit for every member of the public.
This is a flexible role which covers a range of public facing duties including:
Addaction in South Lanarkshire has been awarded funding for an exciting and interesting new post. Closing date for applications: Thursday 19 January 2017.
Please note that all applications need to be made via the Addaction website; CVs will not be accepted. web site
For further information about the post please contact Hazel Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org / 0141 221 8390
Pull on your wellies and grab a pencil - it's time to get involved in the Clyde and Avon Valley Wildlife Challenge and 500 Words Competition 2017.
Yellowbook Planning and Nick Wright Planning have been commissioned by the Scottish Government to deliver research on barriers to community engagement in community planning. They are looking for as much input as possible. An online survey has been set up and can be accessed from the link below:
Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire (VASLan) have heard from a number of third sector organisations in South Lanarkshire who are worried about proposed public sector funding cuts, and the impact it will have for vulnerable individuals and communities. It is vital that we as a sector and VASLan as the Interface, we come together and strongly promote South Lanarkshire’s Third Sector which is necessary to a future that sees empowered communities and local solutions thriving. You can show your support by using Twitter and Facebook and the hashtag - #SLWhoCares??
See your favourite family recipes in print by contributing them to ‘The Clyde and Avon Valley Tasting Through Time Cookbook’, due to be published in 2017.
This cookbook will trace the history of apples, plums and pears in recipes from the Roman period through to the modern day. It is hoped that the book will be complemented by recipes and stories contributed from members of the local community.
VASLan received this from a concerned carer:
Recently Lanarkshire Carers Centre has become increasingly concerned about a very worrying trend of reducing financial support provided to various voluntary organisations dedicated to the well being and support of carers and other vulnerable groups in Lanarkshire.
With regard to Lanarkshire Carers Centre, our main funding partners, NHS Lanarkshire, North Lanarkshire Council and South Lanarkshire Council, have all implemented wide ranging cuts to their budgets or indicated that there will be severe cuts ahead.