We spoke with a few local businesses recently and found almost every single one had been the target of some kind of online scam. Not every one of those was a cyber attack, but every business should be more aware of the threats that are ‘out there’. So we’re delighted to share news that applications are open for the Cyber Essentials Voucher Scheme. This gives companies the chance to apply for a voucher worth up to £1,000 – designed to help to improve their cyber security. CuparNow is working with Scottish Enterprise who are delivering the scheme – to amplify the message for businesses in Cupar …
Dementia Awareness Week runs from 3-9 June this year – and we’re getting involved to help make everyone aware …
We caught up with Mairi Lumsden at the recent Fife Farmers’ Market where the Tarvit Woodland Park Group were sharing news on their plans and gathering community support for their project. They captured close to 300 signatures to support their campaign. Mairi tells us more …
Staff at Age Concern in Cupar are the latest in the town to be given the Dementia Friendly Fife Award. The programme – run by the Health & Social Care Partnership in Fife – is designed to help businesses and organisations become recognised as friendly destinations for those affected by dementia.
Cupar businesses are well on their way to replacing non-recyclable plastic straws. In a recent straw poll around the town’s cafes, pubs and restaurants, over half were found to be already using a sustainable straw. And the rest? They’re seriously thinking about giving up the old plastic straw.
CuparNow is teaming up with Cupar’s Youth Cafe to launch a competition that will see photos taken by youngster in town (aged 13+) sharing photos on Instagram that best represents Cupar in their eyes.
This Blog has been produced from material first created and co-produced as part of the Dementia Friendly Glenrothes Project – funded by the Glenrothes Local Area Committee, Fife Health and Social Care Partnership, Fife Council and Alzheimer Scotland.
We’d like to thank Ruth McCabe from Fife Council for sharing this information and hope it is useful. Please share any of the information to help those who might need it.
Cupar businesses are celebrating having learnt that they have reached the finals of the Scotlands Business Awards for Fife.
In Cupar, we’re very lucky to have two supermarkets in town who support local community groups – with a little help from yourselves by continuing to shop with them!