Mark McCall Home Safety Fund announced

SCSN are delighted to announce the creation of the Mark McCall Home Safety Fund, in partnership with RoSPA and Fife Council. Mark McCall was former Chair Person of the SCSN board of directors and played an instrumental role in the evolution and development of our organisation. Mark was also Service Manager for Housing at Fife...

New Scottish Flood Forecast from SEPA

On 12 May, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency launched a new daily 3-day flood forecast produced by the Scottish Flood Forecasting Service (SFFS). The SFFS is a partnership between SEPA and the Met Office. The Scottish Flood Forecast is the public version of the daily Flood Guidance Statement(FGS) we issue to Civil Contingencies Category 1...

SCSN Annual Member & Stakeholder Survey 2021/22

We are the strategic voice for community safety in Scotland and through working collaboratively with our members and partner agencies we work so that: Leadership is improved across the community safety sector Community Safety is valued and integrated across relevant policy areas Our members feel they are able to deliver their community safety outcomes and have...

Get involved in Home Safety in Scotland!

HOME SAFETY SCOTLAND (HSS) REPRESENTATION & PARTICIPATION The Scottish Community Safety Network (SCSN) hosts Home Safety Scotland (HSS), a quarterly online forum – a community of interest and excellence – for professionals focussed on home safety. HSS is a knowledge exchange network, promoting the sharing of best practice. It offers regular opportunity to hear expert...

SPARC: Rural Crime update October 2021

The Scottish Partnership Against Rural Crime recently published their October 2021 update. Read the October briefing below. The number of rural crimes recorded throughout Scotland spiked and was the highest number recorded in a month for 2021.  In terms of overall rural crimes reported, Lothians & The Scottish Borders area was the most targeted, (almost...

Artists inspired by Scotland’s messages to COP26

A set of nine artworks depict why the people of Scotland care about the climate and nature emergency. This is part of a climate change campaign that has gathered support from people around Scotland to send a message to leaders attending COP26 in Glasgow. Climate Scotland has collected over 7,000 voices from across the nation,...

CO Awareness Week: Free Training

22nd November is the start of Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week – free training The Gas Safe Charity is offering free carbon monoxide (CO) Zoom workshops this Autumn to help launch Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week on the 22nd November. As the days get colder and the heating is turned on, the potential risks of CO poisoning increase. The workshops...