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

Kindness in Lockdown Video Campaign

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, we've launched a wee competition to encourage people to be kind during the lockdown. Share with us a two-minute video of your community activity which demonstrates inclusion and kindness.  In return, we will send you a little gift! Send your clips to us via:  Email: info@centreforequalities.org.uk  Facebook: Facebook.com/fifecentreforequalities Twitter: Twitter.com/FCE_Team … Continue reading Kindness in Lockdown Video Campaign

Equality News Update: LGiU: Briefing: Local government and Covid-19: issues for disadvantaged group

“We are all in this together”. Of course in one way that is perfectly true, but in other ways it is perfectly not true. We look here at some of those groups who are facing the most severe consequences from Covid-19 – who seem to be suffering a disproportionate impact, both in the UK and globally. There are also bound to be serious longer term effects – though they will vary according to what governments do, how the virus took hold and the state of economies