Community Engagement & Development

VABS has a long history of community engagement and development in Badenoch and Strathspey and occasionally other areas too.

In recent years this has involved work with:

  • Community Action Planning: Our Community … A Way Forward
  • B&S Community Councils Forum
  • B&S Village Halls Forum
  • Badenoch Great Place Project
  • Cairngorms National Park Plan / Local Development Plan Reviews
  • Laggan Community Association
  • Grantown Initiative
  • Badenoch Heritage
  • Am Fasgadh Regeneration Company
  • Aviemore Community Enterprise

VABS would be pleased to come out and advise on any aspect of community engagement that your organisation is considering and provides a professional and comprehensive engagement and facilitation service for any third sector group in Badenoch & Strathspey.

For more information please contact us or email Karen Derrick here at the VABS office or call 01479 873445

Highland Third Sector Interface

VABS is part of the Highland Third Sector Interface (HTSI) funded by the Scottish Government to support Badenoch and Strathspey communities in the following four areas:

  • Volunteering
  • Organisational support
  • Social Economy/Enterprise
  • Community Engagement & Planning

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