Media Release: New Research on Anti-Social Behaviour Published

Today the Scottish Community Safety Network, has launched a significant piece of research. ‘The Scottish Picture of Antisocial Behaviour (ASB)’ report, produced by Robyn Bailey, Social Researcher for the Scottish Government was commissioned as part of our ongoing conversation around a ‘new dialogue’ on ASB in Scotland and facilitated as part of the Scottish Government’s...

Keep Scotland Beautiful report shows Scotland’s environmental quality in decline

According to ‘Keep Scotland Beautiful’ Scotland’s environmental quality is now starting to deteriorate. Litter, dog fouling, fly tipping, graffiti, detritus, weed growth and flyposting are the visible indicators or poor environmental quality. According to the report, the improvement in standards has stalled and is now in reverse. The National Cleanliness Benchmarking Report for 2014-15 shows...

Scottish Fire and Rescue issue advice on how you can help ‘Join Scotland’s fight against fire’

The number of fires started deliberately in Edinburgh soared by 43% last year, prompting a warning from the city’s senior fire officer. Kenny Rogers said, “Such incidents place an unnecessary burden on fire service resources, in what is already a busy time of year for fire-fighters. We would urge parents to ensure that their children...

CashBack for Communities Facilities Fund – Now receiving applications for 2016-17

YouthLink Scotland is now welcoming applications for the Scottish Government’s CashBack for Communities Facilities Fund 2016-17. The CashBack for Communities Facilities Fund is an open fund which will support not-for-profit community based organisations working with young people within the sports and outdoor learning sectors to apply for funding of up to £150,000 towards improvements to facilities...