Year: 2016

November 2016 Report

Here’s our November 2016 Report – we had a visit from Alex Rowley MSP, and we made excellent progress with our Working Groups. If you have any enquiries regarding our Stats, please contact Katie Thomson, Advice and Information Coordinator.

October 2016 Report

We had lots going on this month – Douglas Chapman MP popped in for a chat, and we assisted lots of community schemes in the October Holidays. If you have any questions about our reports, contact Katie Thomson, Advice and more »

Workshop 3: Marketing & Layout

In the early days of the Hub, we hit the ground running, and very quickly acquired a logo from a local graphic designer.  In our meetings with the designer, we talked about the Hub, what our vision was and what more »

Workshop 2: Partnership Working, Collaboration, Vision and Values

Going forward from our stakeholders event in June, it was clear that there is an appetite for better collaboration and partnership working in the Dunfermline area.  In this current climate of decreasing availability of resources, cultures are changing and we more »

September 2016 Report

This is our first full month of data, since changing our method last month. We’re seeing quite a number of different issues, but mainly people are just struggling to make ends meet. If you have any enquiries about our reports, more »

Workshop 1: Community Engagement and Citizen Involvement

Community engagement can be a challenge.  Putting on events and activities is the easy part, and sometimes we miss the most important part – is the event actually interesting to the people we’re targeting?  Getting people involved in the development more »

SDS – Open Meetings in Fife

On the Doorstep – Market Research

So, armed with our interview feedback, draft actions from our stakeholder event and a list of willing volunteers, we re-grouped to consider the first of our themes – community feedback. There was lots of great ideas shared and a real more »

Volunteering at the Dunfermline Advice Hub

We’ve been working hard over the summer to recruit and train a team of volunteers who can help deliver our Advice and Information Service.  This week, we’re training 5 new volunteers, and welcoming back 2 from summer holidays, so we’ll more »

Evaluation and Monitoring

Gathering statistics and making reports is a crucial part of what the Hub does.  Not only do we need to report our successes, we need to reflect, adapt and improve after our failures. Because the Hub is sometimes the first service more »