Upcoming Events

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  • General Interest:
    Saturday, 29 January 2022 07:00 pm
    West Linton/Carlops Burns Night In

    at ZOOM
    Everyone of all ages is warmly invited to join in a lovely, local, online evening of Burns Night traditions, speeches, poems, songs and dance to be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home. For more information contact Ian Reid iancreid@hotmail.com
  • General Interest:
    Friday, 28 January 2022 12:00 am
    Two Moronnies - YouTube Videos


    If you were unfortunate enough the Two Moronnies (Tim Wilcock and Les Morss) broadcating on Zoom last week, you can still catch up by following this link to YouTube:  Two Moronnies Channel   Contact lesmorss@carlops.net for more details
  • General Interest:
    Tuesday, 30 November 2021 12:00 am
    Messages from Scottish Borders Council


    Messages from Scottish Borders Council up to 25th November can be viewed by clicking on this link: http://carlops.net/messages-from-scottish-borders-council/.  Recent messages include access to Welfare Funds, various funding updates, and the Scottish Mental Illness Stigma Survey

Messages from Scottish Borders Council

Click on the links to view. They should either appear in a new browser tab, or download as a PDF file into your Downloads folder

New Messages from SBC   up to 16th January 2022

Young Person’s Travelpass. Applications and information about TravelPasses for young people up to the age of 22  can be found at the Transport Scotland Website

Home Heating Support Fund has funds to help people who have difficulty paying heating bills. Click this link for a pdf document with more information

The Aberlour Urgent Assistance Fund has received fresh funds to help families across Scotland who are trapped in poverty and need urgent help. Small cash grants are available so that families can meet their basic needs such as food, heating, clothing and bedding. Full details of how to apply can be found on our website at https://www.aberlour.org.uk/service_category/urgent-assistance-fund/

Useful Help Numbers across Tweeddale  – Click this link to download a pdf flyer with lots of social services contact information for Tweeddale residents: Foodbanks, NHS, CAB, Financial Support etc

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Community Grants and Funding:  https://www.scotborders.gov.uk/info/20076/community_grants_and_funding/1152/queens_platinum_jubilee_fund_2022

 

Messages from SBC   up to 31st December 2021

Togetherall

What is Togetherall?
Togetherall is an award-winning digital mental health service available at
togetherall.com. It offers 24/7 support, with trained clinicians online at all times, as
well as a range of helpful tools and resources.


Togetherall is widely commissioned in the NHS, as well as by local authorities,
employers, universities, and the Armed Forces. The service also offers anonymous
peer and community support, moderated and facilitated by trained clinicians.

For more information see:  https://togetherall.com/en-gb/

http://carlops.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Togetherall-Courses-Overview-Guide-2021-1.pdf

http://carlops.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Togetherall-Scottish-Borders-Council-Overview-Session-9th-December-2021-1.pdf

Community Information about the Omicron Variant of Covid-19

https://www.scdc.org.uk/news/article/2021/12/15/community-covid-response-omicron-variant

Outside the Box: The South East Scotland  Winter Newsletter

http://carlops.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/SE_-Winter-2021-newsletter.pdf

 

Link to Scottish Borders Welfare Trust: 

Welfare Trust | Scottish Borders Council (scotborders.gov.uk)

Funding Updates

 

Social Enterprise Net Zero Transition Fund

Social Enterprise Scotland, in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland, has launched the Social Enterprise Net Zero Transition Fund, designed to support social enterprises and the wider third sector to make the transition to carbon net zero. The purpose of the fund is to support the social sector organisations (SSO) in their journey to become carbon neutral, and to develop …Continue reading“Social Enterprise Net Zero Transition Fund”

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Winter Support Small Grants Fund

Corra Foundation have launched the Winter Support Small Grants Fund which will provide small grants to charities and community groups across Scotland who can pass the funding on to families and individuals on low incomes. It aims to reach groups who: Have strong local relationships with people in the community. Are already supporting people in …Continue reading“Winter Support Small Grants Fund”

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New and recently opened funds

SIS – Social Enterprise Net Zero Transition Fund

Organisation: Social Investment Scotland

Status: Open

News: SIS are hosting information webinars on the 7th and 13th December 2021. Visit the funder website for more info and to register.

Summary: The Social Enterprise Net Zero Transition Fund is designed to support social enterprises and the wider third sector to make the transition to carbon net zero. The purpose of this loan fund is to support social sector organisations in their journey to become carbon neutral, and to develop the circular economy. Through the fund, they are interested in supporting activities that will reduce carbon footprint. The fund provides loans. Organisations who have a particular circular economy focus or are proposing specific projects with a focus on re-use, repair and leasing/sharing models, may also be eligible for a small grant award. Some examples of eligible activities are below. Please note this is not an exhaustive list: – Reducing energy consumption – Improving energy efficiency – Developing or moving to renewable energy sources – Transitioning to sustainable transport options – Scaling local food production and supply – Minimising or re-purposing food waste – Developing circular economy products, services, processes and practices.

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Corra Foundation – Winter Support Small Grants Fund

Organisation: Corra Foundation

Status: Open

Summary: The purpose of the Winter Support Small Grants Fund is to provide small grants to charities and community groups across Scotland who can pass the funding on to families and individuals on low incomes. They expect that successful applicants to this fund will be organisations who are already supporting families and individuals on low incomes through other activities. This might include projects such as: children’s groups, lunch clubs, churches/faith groups, youth groups, food pantries/banks. Examples of what cash payments or vouchers could cover: – food/essential items – fuel costs – phone/internet costs – warm clothing – extra costs over the holiday season (for example gifts for children) – other essentials that you can show are needed by the people you support

Date re-opened: 26th November 2021

Next deadline: 27th January 2022

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Next deadline: 31st January 2022

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