Let’s Keep Chatting S1E4 – Saje Scotland

In Let's Keep Chatting Episode 4, we are with Saje Scotland, a community voice organisation based in Fife. Saje Scotland was established in 2011 and helps women dealing with domestic abuse in every corner of the country. Her-story Rewritten - 1 Year Anniversary today Listen in as we chat with Janet Henderson,  one of the … Continue reading Let’s Keep Chatting S1E4 – Saje Scotland

Let’s Keep Chatting S1E3 – Pink Saltire

In Let's Keep Chatting Episode 3, we are with Pink Saltire, a community organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) people of all age groups, in every corner of the country, established in 2014 and with roots in Fife. Listen in as we chat with Stuart Duffy the founder about how their work has changed during Covid19 and the research conducted to understand the experiences of the LGBT community in Fife and across Scotland as part of their Rainbow Responders programme. The report ‘Community Matters’ will be published shortly. Pink Saltire can be contacted via email at info@pinksaltire.com, on the website at https://pinksaltire.com/ and don’t forget to check out their Youtube Channel

Let’s Keep Chatting S1E2 – Collydean Community Centre

For Let's Keep Chatting Episode 2, Collydean Community Centre, a community anchor organisation which is also now a Covid Crisis Centre adapting to the changing situation by continuing to “leave a light on” for the people of Collydean and North Glenrothes. They offer practical help and deliver on digital platforms and can be contacted via email at karen@collydeancommunitycentre.co.uk. Listen to this podcast and find out about how Community Champions are helping to connect their local communities.

Let’s Keep Chatting S1E1 – EATS Rosyth

For our first Let's Keep Chatting episode we are with EATS Rosyth, a community hub that has been around for the last 3-4 years helping their local community through reducing food waste and providing locally grown food. They are not only known for providing food but also run a community garden where they have a variety of produce growing … Continue reading Let’s Keep Chatting S1E1 – EATS Rosyth

Fife Council – Spaces for People: Equality Impact Assessment Survey

Spaces for People - Equality Impact Assessment Survey Fife council is proposing to put in temporary measures that help people socially distance when travelling throughout Fife.  The measures are designed to be temporary; they need to be easy to put in place and can be moved or used in different locations in Fife. The measures … Continue reading Fife Council – Spaces for People: Equality Impact Assessment Survey

S.H.I.E.L.D – a community group that has grown during lockdown in Fife

This year the world has been affected by a virus, COVID-19, and each country has tackled it in their own way. In Fife, volunteer groups have emerged to help local communities deal with the impact of the pandemic where they felt that there was a need for more support in their area. People have stepped … Continue reading S.H.I.E.L.D – a community group that has grown during lockdown in Fife

Equality News Update – Fife Today:  Lottery funding will help to reach ‘easy to ignore’ elderly Fife group

Reported by FifeToday – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.   Minority ethnic people over the age of 60 in Fife can now benefit from the support of multilingual workers when accessing public services thanks to National Lottery funding. The Minority Ethnic Older People Project is a new … Continue reading Equality News Update – Fife Today:  Lottery funding will help to reach ‘easy to ignore’ elderly Fife group

Equality News Update – The Courier: Kirkcaldy residents helped to eat well with new community pantry 

Equality News Update - The Courier: Kirkcaldy residents helped to eat well with new community pantry  Reported by The Courier – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.   A new community pantry the Langtoun Larder will be run from East Fergus Place. Co-ordinator Geraldine O’Riordan said members of the … Continue reading Equality News Update – The Courier: Kirkcaldy residents helped to eat well with new community pantry 

Equality Pathfinders: Hill of Beath Hawthorn Football Club gains Bronze Award and full SFA membership

FCE would like to congratulate Hill of Beath Hawthorn Football Club for gaining the Equality Pathfinders Bronze Award by taking steps to make their club more accessible to disabled people as well as in their commitment to equality of opportunity to all people of Fife. Double celebrations on their gaining their full SFA membership and … Continue reading Equality Pathfinders: Hill of Beath Hawthorn Football Club gains Bronze Award and full SFA membership

Fife Centre for Equalities and ScotGEM

Fife Centre for Equalities is hosting a ScotGEM student from the University of St Andrews who is carrying a short survey to learn from the experiences of patients in accessing local general practices (GPs). If you live in Fife and have experience of attending a GP locally, please take part in the survey by clicking … Continue reading Fife Centre for Equalities and ScotGEM

Media Volunteering Opportunity at FCE (Different Paths)

About this opportunity: Fife Centre for Equalities is carrying a study of people aged 55+ with experience of living, working or studying in Fife. We are hoping to improve the understanding of the different experiences of moving through life for people with protected characteristics. We are looking for volunteers to help us prepare an online … Continue reading Media Volunteering Opportunity at FCE (Different Paths)

Hard Up Communities in Fife – Welfare Reform and Equality

This invitation to tender is to undertake investigative research to better understand the barriers experienced by communities of protected characteristics that are affected by poverty in Fife.

The research aims to deepen practitioners’ understanding of multiple barriers experienced by people in their day to day living and also help to ensure that the most vulnerable to poverty are not further disadvantaged because of their protected characteristics.