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Fringe play offers £1 tickets to homeless people

People who have experienced homelessness are being offered £1 tickets to an Edinburgh Fringe show

21st July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Athletes prepare for 40th British Transplant Games

More than 750 athletes from around the UK are preparing for this year’s Westfield Health British Transplant Games

21st July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Readers given chance to become part of the story

​Chance to appear in bestselling author's latest novel

21st July 2017 by Robert Armour

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Comedy stars to raise the roof for Barnardo’s

Comedians are uniting for a bumper night of comedy to help raise thousands for leading children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland

20th July 2017 by Graham Martin

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See you on the udder side: wacky race team will raise moo-lah for charity

Graeme Donohoe on why he's driving to Mongolia in a car done up as a Highland cow

17th July 2017 by TFN Guest

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Record number of parks win Green Flag Awards

A record number of Scottish parks have been presented with prestigious Green Flag Awards this year.

17th July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Wind farms pose risk to tourism, say conservationists

Industrial development makes holidaymakers less likely to visit Scotland’s wild places, according to research for the John Muir Trust.

17th July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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World’s top golfers support Scots charities

Some of the world’s top golfers sported a flash of Scottish fashion when Tartan Friday came to the Scottish Open – all in support of good causes

14th July 2017 by Graham Martin

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Adventurers enter electric car in 10,000 mile rally

An Aberdeenshire couple are set to make history as the first people to enter an electric car in the 10,000 mile Mongol Rally.

14th July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Be on the lookout for pufflings!

The Scottish Seabird Centre is urging people to keep an eye out for young puffins, as puffling season is now in full swing

12th July 2017 by Graham Martin

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School’s out for summer – joy or sorrow?

Tommy George on how Edinburgh Leisure's Positive Destinations is helping 150 young people to unlock their potential this summer

6th July 2017 by TFN Guest

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Chief encounters: David Duke on making his ma proud

Street Soccer Scotland's chief executive enjoys sunshine and hanging out with the players, just don't take away his peppermint tea

4th July 2017 by TFN Guest

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Thousands flock to Fife’s first Pride event

Boost for businesses as Kingdom's first Pride a resounding success

4th July 2017 by Robert Armour

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Highland Wildlife Park named best day out in Scotland

Highland Wildlife Park has been voted Scotland’s best day out in a public poll.

3rd July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Crisis marks 50 years with exhibition of homeless artists

A programme of events celebrating the work of Edinburgh’s homeless artists is being held to mark a charity’s 50th anniversary.

30th June 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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Thousands demand an end to hare slaughter

A giant postcard calling for an end to mountain hare culling has been handed to the UK’s largest national park.

30th June 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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A royal visit for Pilton youth centre

Prince shown around new £2.5 million facility that aims to boost the support Feltor Youth Club can provide to young people in Pilton

30th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Film: the rocky road to community ownership

A new film explores the process of turning a council community centre into a vibrant community-owned asset

27th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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