Final Awardees of Fife Equality Community Grants Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) are delighted that the Fife Equality Community Grants have successfully come to an end with four community-led groups added to the list of awardees. Fife Equality Community Grants – a local funding initiative developed in partnership with The National Lottery Community Fund and … Continue reading Final Awardees of Fife Equality Community Grants
Frontline Fife launches towards equality in homelessness services and gains the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award, a local recognition scheme developed by Fife Centre for Equalities. Click here to download as a PDF: FCE Frontline Fife BRONZE Award PR 01-10-21 Frontline Fife is a charity which tackles the underlying causes and symptoms of homelessness and poverty … Continue reading Frontline Fife launches towards equality in homelessness services and gains the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award, a local recognition scheme developed by Fife Centre for Equalities.
Welcome back to Season 2 of Let’s Keep Chatting Episode 1 kicks off with ENABLE Scotland. The organisation was created by parents whose children had learning disabilities. The charity has been around for the last 67 years supporting people with learning disabilities and help them use the skills that they have to be able to … Continue reading Let’s Keep Chatting S2E1 – ENABLE Scotland
In Let’s Keep Chatting Episode 6 we are talking with Caryn Nicolson CEO of Frontline Fife, a charity that wants to end homelessness in Fife. Their philosophy is that “homelessness is everyone’s responsibility and that lives can be transformed for independent and sustainable living by challenging social stigma and by creating opportunities for homeless people … Continue reading Let’s Keep Chatting S1E6 – Fronline Fife
In Let's Keep Chatting Episode 5, we are with IncludeMe!, a community voice organisation that started in late 2008 being a voice for vulnerable adults. Listen in as we chat with Helen Glass, Senior Development Worker from the team and discuss how their work has changed during Covid19. Learn about Citizen Advocacy and the help … Continue reading Let’s Keep Chatting S1E5 – IncludeMe
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, on the website at https://pinksaltire.com/ and don’t forget to check out their Youtube Channel
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 email@example.com. Listen to this podcast and find out about how Community Champions are helping to connect their local communities.
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
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
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
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
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 invites you to put your questions about equality to candidates standing in the General Elections on 8 June 2017. We will focus on topics that are relevant to the UK level, in contrast to our previous Equality Hustings on held 26 April that concentrated on local issues.
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