Case Studies: 2010

Case studies 2010
  • A Saltire Sky

    ‘A Saltire Sky' is a short play with an intergenerational aspect.

  • Aberdeen Street Mediation

    Helping communities find solutions to intergenerational conflict.

  • Befriending, Orkney: 'Get together for a Yarn'

    Breaking down barriers through crafts, games and ‘yarning’.

  • Billie's Playpark

    Improving the well-being of people of all ages in Torry through an Intergenerational Playpark.

  • Carr-Gomm Creative Writing

    Providing opportunities for people to talk and write creatively together.

  • Carrickvale Family Project

    Carrickvale Community Education Centre offers family projects that now include grandparents and extended family members.

  • Cities in Balance

    The Cities in Balance project, aims to improve mainstream opportunities for seniors, and focuses on services that enhance their quality of life, and helps them to live independently.

  • Common Ground

    What happens when a group of young people (aged 16 - 18) and a group of over 60s get together to discuss their home town?

  • Contact the Elderly Volunteering

    Contact the Elderly volunteer drivers take one or two older people, living alone, to enjoy afternoon tea in another volunteer's home, one Sunday every month.

  • Cooking Bus

    In June 2010, a small intergenerational group from Pilmeny, Leith travelled to Ingleston to participate in a free cooking session in a Healthier Scotland Cooking Bus.

  • Cromdale Road Pods

    Breaking down ‘gang culture’ in Cromdale Road Port Glasgow.

  • Cumnock and Doon Valley Credit Union

    A credit union offers a safe place to save money at the heart of a community.

  • Doo the right thing

    Supporting vulnerable young people to take responsibility for the care and development of a team of racing pigeons.

  • Dornoch Bridge IG Project

    The project brings together generations to develop positive relationships.

  • Edinburgh Garden Share Scheme

    Edinburgh Garden Share Scheme [EGSS] matches people who have gardens to share with people who are keen on gardening, especially fruit and vegetable growing.

  • Eyemouth Rowing Project

    Reviving the tradition of coastal rowing.

  • Fitness Challenge

    Connecting Generations, Commonwealth Games Fitness Challenge.

  • Forward IT

    The Forward IT Project tapped into the wonders of modern technology to encourage tenants to learn how to use computers.

  • Fruity Express

    Intergenerational project bringing pupils from the school together with local members of the elderly forum to encourage pupils to eat fruit

  • Happy2Help

    Happy2Help aims to break down barriers between generations through the understanding of age-based issues.

  • Helm's Herbaceous

    The launch a new plant nursery social enterprise.

  • HUG (Help Unite Generations)

    Ayr College social care students have been involved in joint projects with residents of Morrison Gardens sheltered housing complex.

  • Intergenerational Kitchen

    An intergenerational kitchen – support and barriers to eating well for housebound older people.

  • Journeys in Nature

    Outdoor learning.

  • Just Say No

    Secondary pupils educate primary school pupils to ‘Say No’ to drugs and alcohol.

  • Kibble Volunteering

    Strengthening community roots and involvement.

  • Outrage

    Improving personal and family relationships through arts workshops.

  • Paisley Abbey Archaeological Project

    Intergenerational archaeology. O

  • Past, Present and Future

    Raising awareness of local history, not only among the younger generation, but also among the older generation.

  • Peace in Our Time

    An intergenerational drama project involving participants in Glasgow and Coatbridge with the help of Tricky Hat Productions. P

  • Powis Gardeners

    Intergenerational gardening.

  • Ralston IG Project

    This project aims to improve communal outdoor space used by older adults attending Ralston Day Centre and by Ralston Playgroup.

  • Renfrew Gala Day

    A community-led event with free cultural and sporting activities for everyone.

  • Risk Factory

    Recognising potential dangers and knowing the actions to take to reduce or avoid risks.

  • Schools Volunteer Programme

    Volunteers help young people in local primary schools in a range of school activities.

  • Seaton History Group

    an intergenerational Talking Tearoom. The Seaton History Group comprises local enthusiasts who decided to change their image and engage actively with the wider community, including the local school.

  • SWAYED ECO project

    Breaking down barriers through the ECO project.T

  • TAG at Dalbeattie

    This collaborative project involved a professional theatre company (TAG), an amateur dramatic society (Birchvale Players) and Dalbeattie High School.

  • Taigh Chearsabhagh

    Connecting Generations.

  • Tea Dances

    An intergenerational tea dance.

  • Times of Our Lives

    Improving relations between generations through the use of storytelling and art work.

  • Tourette Scotland, Bridge Project

    Providing a focal point for a network support service for members, including opportunities for one-to-one support sessions across the generations.

  • TRASH Arts

    Creating opportunities for young people and the ‘silver’ generation to share experiences and knowledge through musical and visual arts.

  • Tynecastle High School IG Event

    Linking generations.

  • Violence is Preventable

    Encouraging personal safety among older people.

  • Weaving Yarns

    Instilling a renewed sense of identity and pride in the Calton area of Glasgow through history and heritage.

  • Wigtown 'Her-story' Workshop

    Raising awareness of local women’s history in Wigtown.

  • xl Club

    Working together to achieve goals.

  • YOBS, Youths On Bikes Scheme

    A home delivery scheme for older villagers and the housebound.

  • Young Carers

    Supporting young carers.