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Building and Celebrating Communities Events

News Date: 
Thursday, 25 May, 2017 to Saturday, 24 June, 2017

South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership’s vision is “Working together to improve health and wellbeing in the community – with the community.”
It is about improving people’s experience of health and social care. It is also about helping people living in their communities to live well, to know how to enhance their health and wellbeing and for communities to recognise their strengths, their dependencies and interdependencies.

South Lanarkshire Fire and Rescue need your help

News Date: 
Thursday, 16 February, 2017

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.

Barriers to Community Engagement in Community Planning

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Tuesday, 20 December, 2016 to Thursday, 19 January, 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:


Supporting the Third Sector In South Lanarkshire

News Date: 
Friday, 16 December, 2016 to Sunday, 15 January, 2017

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??

Family Recipes Wanted for Historical Cook Book

News Date: 
Wednesday, 14 December, 2016 to Friday, 13 January, 2017

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.


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