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Who is NESCAN?

NESCAN is a regional network of people and community led organisations that are or want to act to reduce and adapt to climate change in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. 

Who is NESCAN Hub?

NESCAN Hub is the facilitating and support organisation for the network. NESCAN Hub was set up as a Community Interest Company (CIC) limited by Guarantee in August 2021.

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A sustainable North East Scotland, with connected, empowered, active communities at its heart.


Our Aims

To support and develop community led climate action throughout Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire.

To support communities to be a part of a just transition to a sustainable North East Scotland, contributing to local, regional and national policy setting & decision making.

Our Core Values



Our Core Methods


how can we help?


Dedicated tailored support provided enabling you to take forward and develop your organisation, ideas, knowledge and projects, with access to the necessary funding to make them a reality.


Be inspired by amazing local community projects and come along to events to see the possibilities to create a thriving sustainable community.

Peer to peer learning

Learn what community projects are going on and gain support and knowledge from others’ skills and experiences.

Build Capacity & Skills

Benefit from free training sessions, events, resources and toolkits. Gain help to access funding needed.


Meet the team

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Alison Stuart

NESCAN Hub Manager

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Nicola Twine

Senior Project Officer

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Arshia Khatir

Systems and Resource Lead

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Rachel Smith

Funding & Development Officer

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Rachel Maurice

Office Coordinator

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Karina Emslie

Project Officer

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Alyssa Parker

Communications Officer

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Rose Toney

Community Development Officer

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Keith Dunmail

Community Development Officer

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Ria Tonks

Community Development Officer

Meet the Board Members


Alice Hague

NESCAN Hub Board Member


Adam Price

NESCAN Hub Board Member


Gillian Needham

NESCAN Hub Board Member

David Innes

NESCAN Hub Board Member


Together we can make a difference for us,
our community and the world.




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