12 June 2023

Join us for the next WLSEN event on Thursday 22nd June, 12pm-2pm. The event will be online and a great opportunity to get the latest news. We will be joined by Martin Thomson from West Lothian Council to discuss: Building… Read More

28 April 2023

Florence Aluu is the founder of Flosverse, a social enterprise that uses VR technology to empower young girls. Florence is a certified Metaverse Expert and holds an MBA from Edinburgh Napier University. Currently, she is studying for her MSC digital education… Read More

28 April 2023

David is the Regional Development Manager for Fedcap Scotland – a not-for-profit organisation that designs, develops and delivers innovative solutions to help people live healthier, happier lives and to help local communities flourish. This is done through a person-centred, integrated… Read More

7 April 2023

A new men’s art group has formed at Craigsfarm Community Hub. This group is designed to provide a space for men to come together, explore their creativity, and connect with others in a supportive and non-judgmental environment. The group will… Read More

7 April 2023

Inspiring Recovery Together Working towards communities that make addiction recovery real. That means challenging stigma, supporting people to see their own strengths, and creating opportunities for them to rebuild social connections and find purpose and fulfillment in their local communities.            … Read More

30 March 2023

West Lothian is a county in Scotland with a population of around 180,000 people. In this blog post, we will discuss the key statistical and demographic trends and needs in West Lothian, as well as the value of this data… Read More

15 March 2023

WLSEN’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) is just around the corner, and we hope you’ll join us for this exclusive event. As a valued member of WLSEN, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other social enterprise members in the community,… Read More

3 March 2023

Social enterprises are more than just businesses. They have a mission to create positive social and environmental impact, while still making a profit. In West Lothian, the West Lothian Social Enterprise Network (WLSEN) uses the Social Enterprise Code to identify… Read More

28 February 2023

The year 2020 was a difficult one for many businesses and organisations across the world. The COVID-19 pandemic and Brexit brought unprecedented challenges and uncertainties to the economy and society. However, despite these hardships, social enterprises in Scotland have shown… Read More

20 February 2023

Judith Eele has always had a passion for making a positive impact on communities and the environment. Originally from Scotland, Judith spent several years living and working in Chile, where she worked with various organizations focused on social and environmental… Read More