Take a look at participatory budgeting in South Lanarkshire
In January 2016, South Lanarkshire Council and partners organised PB events in four locations in South Lanarkshire which took place across two days. The events allowed local people to decide how best to spend money on facilities and activities for young people. PB Scotlandreports from one of the events, held in Springhall PB event South LanarkshireCommunity Centre.
Participants and partners behind the initiative, which included Regen:fx Youth Trust, Universal Connections, Healthy & Happy Community Development Trust and Community Links South Lanarkshire, all agreed that PB was a meaningful process that would promote participatory democracy.
Strengthening Communities funding for local organisations
The Scottish Government has detailed 40 organisations which will continue to receive Strengthening Communities Programme funding over the next year.
More Communities at the Centre - case studies of community-led health
CHEX's latest case study publication presents in-depth information of five organisations from the CHEX network. As well as the narrative of what these organisations do and the impact they have, CHEX has mapped the activity of each organisation onto the Community-led Health Logic Model.
Communities United - what role for community workers and representatives?
Edinburgh Tenants Federation is hosting two seminars presented by Alan C Twelvetrees featuring interactive sessions between community workers and representatives to discuss the challenges that communities are currently faced with, and work together to find a way forward.
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