Member of the Month: The Fittie Community Development Trust

Member of the Month is a new regular feature through which we shine a spotlight on a SCCAN member and the amazing community climate action they undertake. Our first Member of the Month is the…Continue readingMember of the Month: The Fittie Community Development Trust

Fittie – Past, Present & Future. A Story.

Footdee, or Fittie as it’s known locally, is an historic planned village located on a spit of land at the mouth of Aberdeen Harbour, between the North Sea and the River Dee. It is surrounded…Continue readingFittie – Past, Present & Future. A Story.

River Mouth

Story Weaver Joana Avi-Lorie comes back from maternity leave and shares an illustrated poem that came to her mind as lightning thunder the first week after her son was born. A short creative reflection on…Continue readingRiver Mouth

Eddleston Water: Reflections on Natural Flood Management

In this 1000 Better Story Shona Macintosh (biog below) reflects on the challenges and solutions of natural flood management at Eddleston Waters in the Scottish Borders. In a traditional Scottish Borders hotel, over coffee and…Continue readingEddleston Water: Reflections on Natural Flood Management

Queen of the Skies

Queen of the Skies is written by Bernardo Esteves and describes his arrival into Edinburgh and the creative inspiration he found in the city. Bernardo grew up in the Portuguese countryside and is a Neuroscience…Continue readingQueen of the Skies

Long Live Lenny

Long Live Lenny is a creative short story exploring the good work of the Edinburgh Remakery  through the eyes of an old computer given a new lease of life. It was written by Roz Littwin. …Continue readingLong Live Lenny

Beach of Dreams

An opportunity to be part of an exciting mass creative and climate action partnership.  Beach of Dreams began in 2021 as a 500-mile creative walk exploring the UK coastline. It will culminate in a collective UK…Continue readingBeach of Dreams

One of the most powerful things we have is our voice 

Reflections on SCCAN’s National Gathering:  Re-imagining local democracy: 22 March 2023 Augustine United Church, Edinburgh by Story Weaver Lesley Anne Rose This is one of the first conferences/gatherings I’ve been to where I felt energised…Continue readingOne of the most powerful things we have is our voice 

No Nature to Nurture

Jo Gilbert is a spoken word artist and writer from Aberdeen, who writes in Doric and English. Their work has featured on BBC Radio 4, in several art exhibitions and short films, as well as spray-painted on a…Continue readingNo Nature to Nurture

Connecting With Nature In Scotland

by Madeleine Scobie When the Covid-19 pandemic started around March 2020, Scotland and the rest of the UK were put into several lockdowns throughout the year to try and control the spread of the virus.…Continue readingConnecting With Nature In Scotland