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Communications Executive

Grant Collinson

Grant Collinson

Grant has a firm belief in the capacity of people, and the role of society, in reducing inequality for all.

Grant joined the communications team in 2016 bringing fresh writing and design skills, along with a passion for using new communication techniques to help ensure messages reach the right people.

Grant has written for and edited a range of UK and European, online and print publications, and enjoyed a short stint at the BBC as a web producer for The Andrew Marr Show.

With a love for travel, good food and cooking Grant enjoys trying new tastes in interesting places whenever possible. He is passionate about the arts, and likes to spend his spare time reading, writing and watching films.

grant@inspiringscotland.org.uk

Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities
29.11.2019

Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities

By Jill Fraser, Community Play Performance Advisor Community is an old and deeply human idea. It is about sharing; people sharing experiences, sharing places and sharing hopes. We gain a sense of community early in our lives. For children, playing is intrinsically linked to a burgeoning sense of belonging to a bigger group of people

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Beyond play: community play charities are a vital support for struggling families
20.11.2019

Beyond play: community play charities are a vital support for struggling families

By Jill Fraser, Community Play Performance Advisor Inspiring Scotland exists to address poverty and disadvantage. The role of Play Rangers, our community play programme, in this work isn’t self-evident. Yet giving children the opportunity to play outside, in their own neighbourhood, can reveal the damaging effects and true extent of child poverty in Scotland and

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People are at the heart of sustainable charities
19.11.2019

People are at the heart of sustainable charities

All charities have the people they serve at the heart of everything they do, writes Performance Advisor Kirsty Gilchrist. It is a core principle of our sector. But people are also at the heart of how they do it. Without the energy, compassion and expertise of staff, charities could not do the extraordinary work they

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