And at the fall of night – This city’s made of lights

Ah the wonders of digital…

Next week our fourth #DigiRen meeting will take place. What’s that you may ask… Well, it’s an event aimed at sharing digital ideas and practice with the aim of promoting digital participation in Renfrewshire. At each meeting we have some great guest speakers and this time on the agenda is @lauren_gilmour1  & @sparkybrain . Lauren & Paul have been working had across Renfrewshire during the last few months to promote all things @Digi_ren –  including the promotion and recruitment of digital volunteers – see DigiRen Volunteering . Encouraging people to get online can be difficult and we’re aware that sometimes digital exclusion can be linked to economical exclusion. Lauren & Paul are looking to help local people benefit from going online – and the more willing volunteers they can attract the better. If you’re keen to help or just want to know more tweet them.

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If you’re in Paisley at any time over the next few weeks you’re bound to bump into the ‘Pride’ – fantastic multi-coloured lions that have popped up all over the centre of town if you want to know more check out Pride of Paisley . You’ll love them…

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A few wee bits and pieces for note…

If you’re involved with Youth organisations the link below will be of interest – ‘Roshni’ have developed, with the Scottish Government’s support, a series of courses aimed at Youth Workers and Volunteers working throughout Scotland to develop their knowledge and skills when working with young people from Minority Ethnic Communities. Click here: http://www.engagerenfrewshire.com/content/resources/Roshni_Free_Training_for_Youth_Workers.pdf

Our good friends at @ramh_scotland are looking for your support with their bike ride – Get on your bike and ride! : http://www.engagerenfrewshire.com/content/resources/RAMH_-_Bike_or_Hike_for_mental_health.pdf

And finally – Funding – As part of the Scotland-wide celebrations of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, the Heritage Lottery fund is looking to inspire people to get involved in learning about and enjoying their heritage for the first time. A good one for all those working around the @Paisley2021 bid: http://www.engagerenfrewshire.com/content/resources/Heritage_Lottery_Fund_-_Year_of_History_Heritage_and_Archaeology_2017.pdf

Speak soon – all the best

Alan

 

 

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