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ESS Spring Newsletter 2017

In this issueThreading the Needle comes to an endUpcoming w orkshopsEvidence from Elsew here – new guide publishedCatch up w ith the Scottish Third Sector Research Forum New resource for

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Blog: Threading the Needle – how we connect

Martha Lester-Cribb, Evaluation Support Manager who worked on Threading the Needle in Fife and North Ayrshire shares a pictorial illustration of ‘the layers of support in our society’ which was developed

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Blog: Threading the Needle – We’re still explorers

Helen MacKinnon, Chief Officer, Third Sector Interface, PKAVS (Perth & Kinross Association of Voluntary Service) gives her reflections on ‘Gathering the Needle’ – the final event of the Threading the

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Ending homelessness by focusing on ‘what works’

Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) have announced their intention to create a new dedicated body to improve the lives of people affected by homelessness by instigating a shift in

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ESS February update

In this issue we discuss launch of new publication: Evidence from Elsewhere, upcoming workshops and help complete the picture of third sector volunteering in health. View the update here.

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ESS Winter Newsletter 2017

In this issue:Tell us w hat you think about usUpcoming w orkshopsThreading the NeedleEvaluating PreventionNew resources on our w ebsite New publications from Scottish Third Sector Research Forum Goodbye Tom! View

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Blog: Bringing the human touch to measuring impact

Recently Áine Lovedale, Policy and Learning Adviser at Big Lottery Fund joined us for a ‘mini-secondment’. Whilst Aine was with us she looked at how, as a team, we go

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Blog: Installing a new database – ESS’s experience

Lydia Morrow, ESS’s Administration and Finance Manager, tells the story of ESS’s relationship with our new database including the ups and downs! “It is easy to be seduced by technology