SCSN is on the move!

After five years in our current office our lease has come to an end and SCSN will now be moving a whole 130 yards to new offices at 34B North West Thistle Street Lane EH2 1EA, which Google maps advise it will only take two minutes to walk to from our present office.  As with […]

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New £17 million CashBack funding announced

Some of the country’s most disadvantaged young people will benefit from a further £17 million seized from criminals. The money will be used to provide activities and opportunities as part of the next phase of CashBack for Communities which will run from 1 April 2017 until 21 March 2020 – with applications for funding opening […]

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Consultation on age of criminal responsibility

The Scottish Government are seeking views on the principle of raising the age of criminal responsibility from 8 to 12. The age of criminal responsibility is a significant and complex policy area, which raises sensitivities due to the potential for rare, serious cases involving young children. Children under 12 cannot be prosecuted in court in […]

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Consultation on police powers to search children and young people for alcohol

The Scottish Government is seeking views on whether the police should be given the following search powers; The power to search a child or young person under the age of 18 for alcohol, where a constable has reasonable grounds to suspect that the person is under the age of 18 and has alcohol in a […]

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Consultation on seatbelt requirements on dedicated school transport

Seat belts play an important role in keeping people safe whilst travelling in motor vehicles and the Scottish Government has had long-standing intentions to introduce legislation which would require councils to stipulate, within any dedicated school transport contracts with bus operators that the vehicles used must be fitted with seat belts. Dedicated school transport in […]

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Consultation on a draft code of practice for stop and search

The Scottish Government is seeking views on whether any changes should be made to the draft Code of Practice for Stop and Search before it comes into force. The Code of Practice on Stop and Search will set out rules and guidance on when and how Stop and Search is used, how the search would […]

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April 2016 Safety NET-works

Our latest newsletter is now available April 2016 Safety NETworks

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March 2016 Safety NET-works

Our latest newsletter is now available March 2016 Safety NETworks

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