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July 2021 - Volume 52


COVID-19 Update
Update on COVID-19 and the level of restrictions

Cook, Grew, Sew & Branching Out
Information on the upcoming Swap Shop 

Living Equality
The Living Equality newsletter with all the project information

Skills Development Scotland Apprenticeship Opportunities
SDS Apprenticeship Opportunities link and and information 

Just Right Scotland leaflets about rights of EU Citizens
Link to leaflets from Just Right Scotland about rights of EU Citizens

Citizens Rights Project crowdfunding
Citizens Rights Project crowdfunding link

Current Events
Current Events are online via Zoom

Current Opportunities
No current job opportunities 

COVID-19 Update

Scotland uses a level system and is in Level 0

Level 0: what you can do

At Level 0:

  • you can meet friends and family socially in groups:of up to 8 people from 4 households in your home or theirs – and can stay overnight of up to 10 people from 4 households in an indoor public place like a café, pub or restaurant. Hospitality settings will be required to close at midnight of up to 15 people from 15 households outdoors
  • under 12s do not count towards the total number of people meeting outside or indoors
  • you do not need to physically distance from family and friends in a private home or outdoors. However, your gathering should maintain at least 1m distance from all others
  • you need to maintain at least 1m distance from other households in all indoor public settings
  • you can travel anywhere in Scotland
  • you can travel anywhere in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands - before you travel you must check the travel rules in those countries
  • you can provide informal childcare, for example to look after a grandchild
  • up to 200 people can attend weddings and funerals
  • you can take part in any sport or exercise activity, including adult indoor contact sports
  • tradespeople can carry out any work in your home such as painting, decorating or repairing
  • you should continue to work from home where possible 


Everyone is encouraged to get tested, as around 1 in 3 people with COVID-19 do not have symptoms. Testing is free and results are available in around 30 minutes. Read guidance on getting tested.

What can open at Level 0

Places and business that can open at Level 0 include:

  • cafés, pubs and restaurants
  • all shops and stores
  • all close contact services including hairdressers, barbers and beauty salons
  • all sport and exercise
  • tourist accommodation
  • all visitor attractions
  • all public buildings like libraries and community centres
  • all entertainment (apart from nightclubs and adult entertainment)
  • stadiums and events – with maximum numbers

What must close at Level 0

Places and business that must close at Level 0 include:

  • nightclubs and adult entertainment

What we need to do to keep safe

Cook, Grew, Sew & Branching Out

Cook Grow Sew is holding the 2nd Swap Shop post lockdown, please join us this Saturday between 11am - 1pm for swapping.  

Donations can be dropped off the WSREC Office between Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm, the donations we are collecting at clothes, shoes, toys.....

FREE Bouncy Castle and Lunch for All. 
Living Equality

Above is the Living Equality newsletter. Please have a read

Skills Development Scotland Apprenticeship Opportunities

Skills Development Scotland are pleased to advise that they have just gone live with 2 Technical Apprenticeship (TA) and 2 Modern Apprenticeship (MA) opportunities.

They are offering;

  • MA in Youth Work (SCQF6)
  • MA in IT and Telecommunications (SCQF6)
  • TA in IT and Telecommunications (SCQF 8)
  • TA in Data Analytics (SCQF 8)

More information on each of the roles can be found here:

Key Information

These roles are open to young people age 24 or younger (29 or younger if care experienced or disabled)

Closing date for applications is 4th August 2021

These roles are offered as 2-year fixed term contract

Start date is anticipated to be 4th October 2021.

Just Right Scotland leaflets about rights of EU Citizens

Just Right Scotland Recently published leaflets about the rights of EU citizens in the UK and the differences between Settled/Pre-settled and no status

Link below to leaflets

Legal Factsheets - JustRight Scotland
Citizens Rights Project crowdfunding

Citizens Rights Project crowdfunding, they are doing amazing work helping EU citizens apply to the EU Settlement Scheme

To donate see link below;  

Current Events

Due to COVID-19 all our events will be virtual, we will be using video conferencing software such as Zoom

No Current Job opportunities

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