Gypsy/Traveller History Month – registering attendees

An event to celebrate Gypsy/Traveller History month, and explore the challenges facing Travelling communities in Scotland today.  Speakers from Article 12 in Scotland and the Scottish Traveller community; exhibition and traditional music.

Or phone GREC on 01224 595505 to register. 

Event poster pdf


NHS Grampian Multicultural Forum – next meeting

Please find below a link to the flyer for the next meeting of the NHS Grampian Multicultural Health and Wellbeing Forum which will take place in the Aberdeen Town House on Tuesday 5th July 2016 at 5.30 pm.

MultiCforum in the Community 2nd Page

As you will see, the Multicultural Forum has a fantastic opportunity to work with a GP Practice in Aberdeen city to engage with local ethnic communities.  For this meeting, we are delighted that Community Renewal will be along to give us some background information to this, and guide us throughout the process.

Community Renewal deliver community transformation work by empowering and engaging people around community activity, health, learning and employability.  If you would like any further information about Community Renewal, they have a fantastic website, jam packed full of interesting information which can be accessed via the link below.

If you would like to join us at the next meeting, please contact

Lunch & Learn – Houses of Parliament Community Outreach & Engagement

Gary Hart, Senior Community Outreach and Engagement Officer, Houses of Parliament has kindly offered to provide a Lunch & Learn in Aberdeen which may be of interest /help in your work. This is a great opportunity and has been arranged for:

Tuesday 21st June 2016


at ACVO Main Meeting Room, VSA Building, Castlegate, Aberdeen, AB11 5YU

Full details are below:

UK Parliament lunch & learn flyer

In addition to what Gary covers it will also be a further opportunity to catch up with people and make links as well.

Also, can everyone who wishes to attend please register via the Eventbrite link to guarantee your place:


Healthy Helpings Programme

Please see below information about the Healthy Helpings Programme which you may find interesting for yourselves, and also for family, friends and wider communities.

Healthy Helpings is a free 8 week course which offers a fun, interactive and informative way of finding out more about healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle, and the best ways of putting it into practice in your everyday life.

Please contact Healthy Helpings directly on 01224 556556 for any further information or to book a place.

healthy helpings leaflet

Healthy Helpings Programme July 2016