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Have your say on the future of empowered communities
What do you think is needed for communities to become more vibrant and empowered in the future?
South Lanarkshire workshop on Community Empowerment Act
This free workshop for community organisations takes place in Hamilton on Mon 24 April 2017 and is a chance to find out what the Act contains and how to make use of it in order to further your group's activities.
Reforming the planning system - consultation
The Scottish Government's consultation on the future of planning in Scotland closes on the 4th April 2017.
Falkirk workshops on Community Empowerment Act
This free workshop for community organisations on the 23rd March in Falkirk is a chance to find out what the Act contains and how to make use of it in order to do the sorts of things you want to do as a community.
Empowerment Act: Participation Request regulations laid before parliament, to be implemented 1st April 2017
The regulations for the Participation Request part of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act has been laid before parliament, giving the legislation the green light for implementation on 1st April.
Open call for Participatory Budgeting Champions: Express your interest
Are you passionate about high quality citizen empowerment? Want to be at the forefront of democratic innovation? Inspired enough to commit your energies to make the voices of all citizens of Scotland heard?
SCDC update on Community Empowerment Act
The Community Empowerment Act is coming into effect and this quick summary should help you to get started on finding out how you can use it, whether you are a practitioner or a community member.
Community Development qualifications - mapping
If you are currently offering any accredited Community Development qualifications, Education Scotland would like you to complete their survey.
European Community Development Network: Members Update 10
The latest EUCDN Members Update with pieces about future plans, sustainable development in Nordic countries, and news from the networks.
Empowerment Act: Draft Guidance for Participation Requests published
The Scottish Government has published the draft guidance for the Participation Request part of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act.