CLES and Preston City Council: ‘How we built community wealth in Prestion: Achievements and Lessons

Following on from the EDAS Community of Practice meeting in December 2018 with Derek Whyte, Assistant Chief Executive of Prestion City Council, CLES and PCC have published their report on building Community Wealth in the city. The report can be found here. "This publication tells the story of community wealth building in Preston. It reflects …

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Case study: Findhorn Bay Festival

Shared by Kresanna Aigner, Creative Director, Findhorn Bay Arts Name of Project 3rd Findhorn Bay Festival Funding/Partners Involved In working with a wide range of individuals and organisations, the Findhorn Bay Festival brought together the cultural and creative community and worked alongside the tourism sector, local businesses, accommodation providers and the third sector to achieve …

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Case Study: EmployabiliTAY

Shared by Alison Smith, Angus Council Name of Organisation/Project Project name: EmployabiliTAY Run in Angus by Angus Council Skills Team – a busy front line service that supports unemployed and under-employed clients back into meaningful work via a variety of tailored approaches. This client group have faced various barriers which are preventing them from progressing …

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Case Study: Urban Union – Laurieston Living

Shared by Nick Hanlon, Weber Shandwick  Name of Organisation/Project Urban Union – Laurieston Living Funding/Partners Involved Laurieston Living forms part of the Transforming Communities Glasgow initiative and is one of eight Transformational Regeneration Areas (TRA) in the City. Urban Union was appointed the long-term private sector development partner for the TRA in 2012. This allows …

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Case Study: Papay Coop

Shared by Tim Dodman, Secretary, Papay Coop Name of Organisation/Project Papay Community Coop (Papay Coop) Papay Westray, Orkney KW17 2BU Funding/Partners Involved Climate Challenge Fund, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Orkney Islands Council Background Information Papay Coop was established in 1979 as a social enterprise on a remote island with the aim of providing a community-owned …

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Case Study: The Broomhill Project

Shared by Karen Orr, RIG Arts Name of Organisation/Project The Broomhill Project Funding/Partners Involved River Clyde Homes British Gas Creative Scotland Riverside Inverclyde Climate Challenge Fund D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust Tesco Bags of Help People’s Post Code Trust Background Information River Clyde Homes (RCH) a 'not for profit' affordable housing provider and registered charity hired …

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Case Study: Mums into Business

Shared by Kirsty Frankland, CREATE Name of Organisation/Project ORGANISATION: WHALE Arts PROJECT: Tasting Change / Mums into Business. Funding/Partners Involved Mums into Business is based at and supported by WHALE Arts. It has been established through Tasting Change, a multi-agency partnership project set up to tackle issues of food insecurity in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh. WHALE …

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