Question of the Month February 2018

Our January Question of the Month related to a recently published survey from Sustrans Scotland which identified safety concerns as the main barrier to children walking or cycling to school. We asked whether you felt that safety was a barrier to children walking or cycling to school. ¨ 86% of respondents said yes ¨ 9% said no […]

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BSC Unintentional Harm Progress Report

Have a look at the Progress Report on Unintentional Harm published by Building Safer Communities in December 2017.  

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one week in…. lighting fires!

Wow, it’s been quite a week…. To say everyday is different is an understatement, to say it’s great is also an understatement. The Scottish Community Safety Network is my new work home. For those who don’t know – we are holed up in a well lit but freezy cold office in Thistle Street in Edinburgh. […]

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Question of the Month January 2018

Last month, in relation to the Scottish Government’s successful introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing for Alcohol, we asked: After successfully introducing MUP, should the Scottish Government now consider interventions including an alcohol advertising ban and/or changes to licensing hours? We received a large number of responses and the results were: 56% were in favour of […]

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Communication from the Board of Directors of the Scottish Community Safety Network

The last year has been a period of great change for the Scottish Community Safety Network (SCSN) with changes in staffing – departure of long-serving members of staff Denise Huntridge (Business Support Officer) after seven years’ service; and the departure of Andy Price, National Development Officer and David Barbour, Communications Officer. Hannah Dickson, our other […]

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Question of the Month December 2017

Last month, in context of the Scottish Government saying that they would not stand in the way of legislation aimed at banning the physical punishment of children, we asked whether you believed that smacking children should be banned. 76% of respondents agreed that it should, 14% were unsure and 10% disagreed. December Question of the […]

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Question of the Month: November 2017

The Scottish Government has confirmed that smacking children will be banned in Scotland, making it the first part of the UK to outlaw the physical punishment of children. Do you agree with the following statement?  

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Annual Report and Accounts for 2016-2017

Our latest accounts and annual report are now available for viewing. Annual Accounts 2016-2017 Annual Report 2016-2017    

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VACANCY – SCSN Strategic Lead Officer Post

The Scottish Community Safety Network is undertaking a review of its business plan and functions to ensure it remains at the forefront of tackling community safety issues in line with the Building Safer Communities Programme.  In order to drive this review and affect change, we are looking for a strategic lead officer who can bring […]

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SCSN Training Cancellations

Due to staffing issues, we regret that we have been forced to cancel all scheduled training courses for the remainder of 2017. We will be looking to reschedule cancelled courses as soon as we are in a position to do so. We ask that you bear with us during a year that has seen significant […]

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