Question of the Month August 2018

Our Question of the Month for July related to our Public Health themed newsletter and the recent publication of the new National Public Health Priorities for Scotland. We asked, ‘Is it important that health is seen as part of the community safety picture?’ Results were: Yes – 80% No – 20% Not sure – 0% […]

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SCSN Marketing and Communications Action Plan Published

Further to our commitment to transparency in everything we do, and sharing of practice for learning, we’re publishing our Marketing and Communications Action Plan for 2018-2019. This action plan complements and supports the SCSN Business Plan for 2018-19, providing measurable outputs that we will use as evidence of how we are informing, engaging, influencing and […]

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Question of the Month July 2018

Our Question of the Month last month came from Elizabeth Lumsden at RoSPA. We asked: Do you agree that the working age population is a useful resource for delivering messages to prevent unintentional harm? 75% of respondents said yes 25% of respondents said no Thanks to all of those who took part! Question of the […]

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SCSN Marketing and Communications 2017-18

As part of our commitment to ‘transparency in everything we do’, we are publishing our most recent Marketing and Communications Annual Report. This document is written as an internal document to inform our staff and board of our performance over the course of this year, but we are publishing it in order to highlight how […]

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Building Safer Communities ‘Better Together’ Event Report

11th June 2018 ‘Better Together’ Partner Inputs and Outcomes  This event, kindly hosted by Scottish Fire and Rescue Service at their East Command Headquarters in Newbridge, Edinburgh was a follow up to the Partners Ambitions Event held on 1 June 2017. Below is a summary of what was discussed and who was present. You can […]

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Oot and aboot with Street Assist

Latest blog as our Chief Officer, Lorraine Gillies, joins Street Assist out on patrol in Edinburgh recently… This could have been me 10 years (ahem) ago… I’ve been worse for wear on George Street in Edinburgh before. I saw it from a different perspective last month during a shift with Street Assist. Street Assist are an Edinburgh […]

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Question of the Month June 2018

Last month, in advance of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) coming into force, and supplementary to our publishing of a GDPR Briefing Paper, we asked whether people felt they were prepared for the new regulations. 50% of respondents said they felt they were well prepared 33% said they felt they weren’t properly prepared 17% […]

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BSCP Unintentional Harm Learning Event Summary Report

  The Building Safer Communities Programme have produced a summary report of the excellent Learning Event that took place on 19 April. SCSN played a major role in supporting and planning the delivery of this event. The event was a great opportunity to hear more about the excellent practice that’s already underway across the country […]

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Question of the Month May 2018

This month we’re focussing on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on 25 May. We recently produced a Briefing Paper on the GDPR which is available on our website, as well as sharing our own preparations for GDPR in our April newsletter.  

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Preventing unintentional harm and injury – collaboratively, bravely, together!

The Scottish Community Safety Network (SCSN) were involved in the most fantastic learning event last week. A sort of ‘How to’ guide to preventing Unintentional Harm and Injury – lots of committed community safety, health and community development professionals talking about how they could meet their shared vision to prevent wholly preventable awful things going […]

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