PRACTICE EXCHANGE 6: Fife - Environment, Health and Social Enterprise

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Hosted by Fife Council, St Andrew’s Environmental Network, Men’s Shed, Community Hub for Low Carbon Living, Community Garden, Bike Project

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ITINERARY:

Please note that some elements of the tour itinerary are subject to change. Final itineraries will be communicated to booked passengers.

9.30am: Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee. (conference venue)

10.00am St Andrews Botanical Garden – Environmental Community Development

A warm welcome awaits on arrival at St Andrew's Botanic Garden at 10.00am, followed by a tour of the Men’s Shed Project, St Andrew's Community Hub for Low Carbon Living, the Community Garden and Tool Share project and the Bike Project, St Andrews Botanics - The Kernel is St Andrew’s community Hub for low – carbon living.

This is a partnership between Transition University of St Andrews and St Andrews Botanic Garden and runs complementary practical “sharing economy” activities such as tool shares, bike share, and skillshares, including food growing skills.

Men’s Shed Movement

Men’s Shed are community spaces for men to connect, converse and create. The activities are often similar to those of garden sheds, but for groups of men to enjoy together. They help reduce loneliness and isolation, but most importantly, they’re fun.

St Andrew’s Environmental Network

This is a charity aiming to reduce CO2 emissions and cut household fuel bills in the local area. It runs initiatives addressing fuel poverty in the area as well as the environmental Green and Clean project .

11.00 am - St Andrews Town Hall – Fuel Poverty and Men’s Shed Initiatives

Presentations from St Andrews Environmental Network on Fuel poverty work and environmental work in St Andrews and the Men’s Shed initiative to improve health and well-being and Zest Community Enterprise Cafe.

12.30pm Lunch in Cosmos Community Centre

Zest - Community Enterprise café. St Andrews-based We Are Zest provides training and paid work for people with additional support needs to help them gain valuable work skills and maintain or achieve employment.

12.45pm - 2.30 pm - Tour of St Andrew's

Tour Ends: 3.30pm returning to the Dalhousie Building

Price: £35 per person (+booking fee).

Package includes:

  • Return coach transfer from Dundee
  • Morning and afternoon refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Facilitated discussion

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More than 60 days prior to the event start date – 50% non refundable

Between 30 – 60 days prior to the event start date – 75% non refundable

Less than 30 days prior to the event start date – 100% non refundable

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