2015 Spring Gathering – Planning With Hope

On 10 March, 72 folk from community groups and organisations across Scotland came together for a day of learning at Scottish Communities CAN’s third annual Gathering. After previous events in Glasgow and Edinburgh, this one was in Stirling, at the Albert Halls.

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As we arrived, we grabbed a coffee and put our projects on the giant map. Some were pleased to see they were still there from last year. Melness and Tongue Community Trust were our most Northerly cousins this year.
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Robin got us all up on our feet in a game of dynamic handshakes, and we heard a bit about how games and activities help us to explore concepts and situations.
modelling a complex system – using our bods
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Plenty of time for discussion
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‘Beyond the usual suspects’ discussion with Kathy and Caro from KSB

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Opportunities from the Community Empowerment Bill – Ian Cooke stood in for Angus Hardie
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People brought their project materials to show and share
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Preloved possessions awaiting new homes – ‘Pass it On’
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On-the-spot feedback while it’s fresh in our minds

Thanks to everyone who attended, provided workshops and gave us feedback about the event.

What Did We Talk About? 2015 Spring Gathering Discussion Summaries

2014-15 Annual Report

2014-15 Annual Report