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Showcases

clovenfords community council videoClovenfords Community Council

Clovenfords Community Council in Scottish Borders has great relationships with other groups in the village, such as the Clovenfords Magazine which they help distribute.

 

 

 

 

 

 

diversity of five community councils work videoThe diversity of community councils work

This video showcases the work of five community councils and the diverse projects community councils undertake including planning matters, health and wellbeing partnerships, and setting up group purchase schemes for buying oil.

 

 

 

 

 

Leith Links Community Council

In 2016, Leith Links Community Council was the only Edinburgh community council to have a contested election. Here they share how they designed a local engagement process to encourage people to join the community council.

 

 

 

 

 

Pollokshields Community Council

Learn how Pollokshields Community Council engaged local communities in planning and direction of their place and created Pollokshields Playhouse, a year-long experiment where the community built, curated, and ran an art and culture outdoor space in Pollokshields.

 

 

 

 

 

How we celebrated community councils

In April 2018, the Scottish Community Councils Website encouraged community councils, through an online campaign, to share their achievements and what makes them proud to be part of their community council.

 

 

 

 

 

Money for Moray

Money for Moray, formed of volunteers from the Joint Community Councils of Moray, area forums, and village halls and associations in Moray, invited community and voluntary groups to put forward projects that tackled social isolation. Watch the showcase to find out more about their participatory budgeting events and the importance of working with other local groups.

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