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£6.5m Integrated Grant Fund Cut

£6.5m Integrated Grant Fund Cut

Glasgow City Council met today to put forward budget proposals that will see the city’s Integrated Grants Fund (IGF) cut by £6.15m this year.  £3m of this will come from the decision to axe funding for 100 community police officers.  Council employees will...Read more...

Named Person Supreme Court Challenge

Named Person Supreme Court Challenge

Opponents of the Scottish Government’s Getting it Right for Every Child Policy have taken their objections to the Supreme Court in order to get the Named Person provisions declared unlawful. The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 brought GIRFEC into law and...Read more...

Glasgow job creation schemes at risk

Glasgow job creation schemes at risk

With Glasgow City Council facing a huge hole in its finances, details are beginning to emerge on where cuts to services could fall.  The Evening Times has reported that Glasgow Life’s running club, which employs a number of coaches across the city, will close in an...Read more...

Volunteering Support Grant 2016-17 launched

Voluntary Action Fund (VAF) is delighted to announce the launch of its Volunteering Support Grant 2016-17. The purpose of the grant programme is to create new or enhanced volunteering projects – increasing the diversity of volunteers, especially those experiencing...Read more...