New: Evidencing Impact through Continuous Programme Review Toolkit

Introduction Research undertaken by the Scottish Community Safety Network (SCSN) identified that no matter the size or geographical reach of a project, there was always a requirement to evidence not only the progress but the wider impact of the project.  In some cases this reporting was required as part of the monitoring process set by […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Fife Water Safety Initiative named People’s Choice Winner 2016!

SAFER COMMUNITIES AWARDS AND PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD WINNERS 2016 FIFE WATER SAFETY INITIATIVE NAMED PEOPLE’S CHOICE WINNER! The Scottish Community Safety Network (SCSN) is delighted to announce that the winner of the People’s Choice Award 2016 is the Fife Water Safety Initiative! The results were announced at the 2016 Safer Communities Awards Ceremony which took […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Safer Communities Awards 2016 – People’s Choice Voting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 18TH JULY 2016 SAFER COMMUNITIES AWARDS 2016 – Voting for People’s Choice Awards now open The Scottish Community Safety Network is pleased to announce the Safer Communities Awards 2016.   Early Intervention and Education Water Safety (Fife) This initiative helps young people understand risks around water, the impact of their behaviour and has […]

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Safer Communities and Lasting Legacies with Network Rail

The partnership between SCSN and Network Rail was initially established to raise awareness of cross cutting themes shared by both organisations, however the partnership has had a wider impact in improving public and staff safety around the rail network. By working in partnership we can evidence success in reducing rail crime and increasing awareness of […]

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UK charity says more needs to be done to prevent youth homelessness

New research by charity Depaul UK has found that young people in housing crisis often avoid admitting they are ‘homeless’ because of the negative connotations it has. This can lead to them moving into potentially harmful living arrangements – such as friend’s sofas and in multi-occupancy housing – that can out their safety at risk. […]

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Pilot scheme to tack A&E violence introduced in Glasgow

  A new project intended to tackle violence in A&E departments has been introduced in Glasgow. The Navigators Scheme, funded by Police Scotland’s Violence Reduction Unit has been operating at Glasgow Royal Infirmary since December 2015. The project involves two navigators who work to establish a connection with people who are victims or perpetrators of […]

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Social media and SCSN

The aim of nearly every organisation, no matter who they are or what industry they are in, is to effectively communicate with their audiences, whilst simultaneously reaching new ones. Social media provides an immediate vehicle for ‘viral’ transmission of information. It allows you to communicate instantly with millions of people and gives each of them […]

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March 2016 Safety NET-works

Our latest newsletter is now available March 2016 Safety NETworks

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