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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Question of the Month August 2017

A new law came into force in July as part of the Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Act 2016, making it easier to prosecute people who share or threaten to share intimate images of others without their consent. Those found guilty could now face up to five years in prison. Take part in our […]

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Question of the Month July 2017

This months’ Question of the Month relates to the Older People strand of the Building Safer Communities National Strategic Assessment on Unintentional Harm. Older people are disproportionately affected by unintentional harm and most likely to be hospitalised and die as a result of unintentional harm, with falls being the most common emergency admission. Factors influencing […]

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Question of the Month June 2017

Last month, we asked if you thought that increased use of Community Payback Orders rather than custodial sentencing would reduce crime. We had a record 122 responses so thanks to all those who took part! As you can see from the pie chart on the right, respondents overwhelmingly thought that CPOs would be an effective […]

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BSC Phase 2: National Strategic Assessment of Unintentional Harm

A picture of unintentional harm in Scotland Unintentional harm in Scotland is a large burden on the population in terms of death and serious injury, but can also be a burden for public services with various reports presenting a powerful economic case for preventing this kind of harm. Unintentional harm in the home (falls in […]

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Question of the Month May 2017

This month’s question follows the launch of Community Justice Scotland, which will seek to challenge received wisdom, shift attitudes and increase understanding about crime and justice. It also follows on from the publication of the most recent statistics on reconvictions for Scotland, which are at an 18 year low. So this month we are asking: […]

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Question of the Month April 2017

Child Safety Week takes place from June 5-11 this year. We’ll be helping to support the campaign on social media and have covered it in the April edition of our Safety NETworks newsletter. But we want to know if you intend to do something to support the campaign. So our Question of the Month for […]

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Question of the Month March 2017

This month’s newsletter features articles and events on gas safety and carbon monoxide. So in our March Question of the Month we are asking:   [Juna_IT_Poll id=”19″]   Simply click on your answer to take part!    

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