Our Story Weaver, Kaska Hempel, talks to Rowan, who works for Uppertunity with their Growing Spaces Group. Uppertunity supports individuals with learning…Continue readingEveryday Changemakers: Rowan, Uppertunities Growing Spaces
Our Story Weaver, Kaska Hempel, talks to Gisela de la Espada, a garden coordinator for Yusuf Youth Intitiative’s Victoria Community Gardens. The…Continue readingEveryday Changemakers: Gisela, Victoria Community Gardens
The idea of working collectively as a community to improve housing is by no means new in Edinburgh. The Edinburgh Colonies are…Continue readingA History of Cooperation and Community in the Edinburgh Colonies
Self care, resilience and hope are essential for anyone working with climate change. This month we’re delighted to shine the Member of…Continue readingMember of the Month: COPE Scotland
SCCAN is delighted to announce that we have reached the absolutely phenomenal milestone of 1000 members joining our network. This important milestone…Continue reading1000 members united in climate action!
The heavy sky and brilliant yellow of the trees bring a bit of drama to autumn There’s so much food in the…Continue readingAutumn in the woods
SCCAN network insiders – who have logins for their Spaces may have noticed login problems over the last couple of days. We…Continue readingLogin Problems
The Midlothian Climate Action Hub Small Grants Fund opens for business today! The Fund provides grants of up to £1,000 to Midlothian…Continue readingSmall Grants Fund
Our Story Weaver, Kaska Hempel, talks to Catherine Lawson, one of the volunteers behind Bonnie Dundee (In Your Neighbourhood) group who take…Continue readingEveryday Changemakers: Catherine Lawson, Bonnie Dundee IYN
Over 130 people attended the Edinburgh Climate Action Networking event and Inaugural Members meeting on Monday, 13th November at the Charteris Centre.…Continue readingECCAN Networking event report
Edinburgh Communities Climate Action Network (ECCAN) members elected 6 trustees at the Inaugural Members Meeting on 13th November 2023: -Ben Carter-Carole Kelly-Christina Hildrew-Franciele…Continue readingNew elected ECCAN trustees
Members of the Midlothian Climate Action Network are thrilled and making plans to celebrate after the Scottish Government confirmed that their application…Continue readingSuccess for a Midlothian Climate Action Hub
Save the date! The budding Glasgow Community Climate Action Network are having a second network gathering!Continue readingSave the date! Network Gathering announced
In this blog post SCCAN Story Weaver Lesley Anne Rose shares reflections on a day long workshop Living Well Locally, using the Place…Continue readingLiving Well Locally
The new Midlothian Climate Action Hub is now recruiting. We need three members of staff in the first instance: a Hub Manager…Continue readingWe’re Recruiting
Make a positive impact. Join ECCAN as a trustee! The below might be of interest to you. Please feel free to share…Continue readingLooking for new trustees!
Members of MCAN are making plans to celebrate after the Scottish Government confirmed that their application for grant funding for a staffed…Continue readingHub Success!
This project is part of the wider Place Based Investment Programme in West Lothian. A budget of £189,000 will be allocated via…Continue readingCommunity Choices Place Based Investment Fund
Edinburgh Climate Action Networking event and Inaugural Members Meeting. ALL WELCOME. Come to share experiences and inspire each other. Join us for…Continue readingEdinburgh Climate Action Networking Event and 1st Members Meeting, 13th November
The Edinburgh Communities Climate Action Network has now recruited 12 paid task group members to build up the organisation. The opportunity was…Continue readingECCAN Governance and Finance Task Groups
Member of the Month is a regular feature through which we shine a spotlight on a SCCAN member and the amazing community…Continue readingMember of the Month: the 360 Centre
As a SCCAN member, you are invited to take part in this one-day course – Zero Carbon Britain: Live Online – Scaling…Continue readingMembers Discount: Zero Carbon Britain One-Day Online Training Course – 7th December 2023
“When you control seeds you control life on earth” – Vandana Shiva At the start of the Summer, SCCAN acquired 10 licenses…Continue readingTalking and Learning About Seeds
A significant number of people joining our mailing list, say they’d like help with ‘starting and running an Owners’ Association’. If you…Continue readingThe benefits of an Owners’ Association in a tenement (with a case study)
Presentations from our Better Communities through Building Improvements Workshop A recording of the five fascinating (if we say so ourselves!) short presentations…Continue readingThe Collective’s approach, and setting up community groups of different scales (short videos, slides etc)
Member of the Month is a regular feature through which we shine a spotlight on a SCCAN member and the amazing community…Continue readingMember of the Month: Moving Images Cinema Caravan CIC
SCCAN Story Weaver Lesley Anne Rose reflects on SCCAN’s Northern Gathering, which took place at Merkinch Community Centre in Inverness on Saturday…Continue readingNature’s Coming In! Reflections on SCCAN’s Northern Gathering
The Collective believes that by working together, building retrofit and improvement can happen at scale, for a wider variety of people, with…Continue reading‘What do I do next?’ towards local collaborative working … Events in October to help you!
Recruiting Edinburgh Climate action Network (ECAN) task group members Are you interested in contributing to building an organisation that will support community-led…Continue readingRecruiting paid task group members
In June and July 2023 we used a city-wide questionnaire to ask people about the challenges of homeowner retrofit, to spread the…Continue readingHomeowners Questionnaire results are out!