Equality News Update: Third Force News: Safe spaces needed for those in rural areas

Research has highlighted the importance of providing mental health support for those who may feel isolated

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Equality News Update: Social event in Fife to provide support for FND sufferers

A Kirkcaldy woman who suffers from a disabling neurological disorder is organising an event in Dysart to provide support and reduce isolation for people with similar conditions.

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Equality News Update: Communities key to tackling loneliness and isolation, social security minister says

Communities are best placed to tackle the problem of loneliness, said Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman, as she unveiled Scottish Government plans to deal with isolation.

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Case Study – The Jam Shed

FCE were approached by West Fife Enterprise to help them develop an accessible Jam shed. The aim of the shed is to provide an accessible space where people from all walks of life can come together in a relaxed informal setting to play, learn or teach a variety of musical instruments.  The Jam shed is open every Friday 1pm – 3pm at the organisations premises. Continue reading “Case Study – The Jam Shed”

Case Study – Valleyfield Residents

Although we didn’t catch these resident’s names, they have lived in Valleyfield their whole lives, using the community cafe as a platform to help reduce social isolation within the village. Continue reading “Case Study – Valleyfield Residents”

Case Study – Emma

Emma has lived in High Valleyfield all her life, she is a foster carer and became a volunteer at the Canteen as she had some free time. She thinks the Canteen is great as it revitalises the community and attracts new people from a wide range of backgrounds. Continue reading “Case Study – Emma”