Community Development : An Introduction to Spell-casting | Alex Walker | TEDxFindhorn

Alex Walker is one of Scotland's leading experts in the field of Community Development and in this light-hearted presentation, he talks about some of the "spells" he has used over the years as he weaves his "magic". Without use of a wand or dusty spell book, Alex describes how using Slocombe's Clarity, Wood's Marvellous Matrix … Continue reading Community Development : An Introduction to Spell-casting | Alex Walker | TEDxFindhorn

Community Empowerment (policy)

We are committed to supporting our communities to do things for themselves, and to make their voices heard in the planning and delivery of services. Actions To empower communities in Scotland, we are: funding community-led regeneration through the Empowering communities fund funding participatory funding through the £1.5 million Community Choices Fund, giving people more power … Continue reading Community Empowerment (policy)

Barriers to Community Engagement in Planning – A Research Study

This report records the results of a research study into the barriers to community engagement in the planning system. Based on the findings from a series of focus groups and an online survey, it explores the barriers to better involvement in planning and also the opportunities and benefits that better community engagement would present for … Continue reading Barriers to Community Engagement in Planning – A Research Study