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The impact of small-scale philanthropy

Susan Smith meets philanthropist David Graham, the man behind the new Social Impact Theatre (SIT-UP) Award at this year’s Fringe Festival.

17th August 2018 by Susan Smith

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Young people embrace the magic of video

Participatory Video: Co-production in Focus – hosted by media co-op – took place at The Gathering this week

21st February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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New play shines light on pancreatic cancer

The Islets of Silence (The C Word) is a play written by Isobel Barrett, who has personal experience of the illness

21st February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Get involved in the Big Lunch

The Big Lunch is the UK’s largest annual get-together for neighbours, an idea from the Eden Project made possible by the National Lottery

20th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Using power of music to battle dementia

Playlist for Life has launched a new package of training programmes urging healthcare professionals and those with caring responsibilities

20th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Tory immigration policies are “offensive and disastrous”

UK government immigration policies have been savaged as being both “offensive and disastrous”, first minister tells The Gathering

19th February 2020 by Graham Martin

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Sector can help Scotland walk to health

Paths for All is hoping the voluntary sector can lead the way in helping workplaces become more active

19th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Pledge to ensure historic steamship stays afloat

The 120 year old steamship that sails on Loch Katrine in the Trossachs has been taken out of service due to serious cracks being found in its boilers

18th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Get set for The Gathering

Anna Fowlie looks forward to The Gathering, which takes place this week at the SEC in Glasgow

18th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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All set for The Gathering

Thousands of representatives from Scotland's voluntary sector will descend on the SEC this week

18th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Gail Porter mucks in at LOVE Gorgie

The TV presenter visited the city farm ahead of its big reopening at the end of the month

17th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Hunter Foundation plans £10m teaching centre

Developed alongside Strathclyde University, the state-of-the-art facility is set to be situated on the banks of Loch Lomond

17th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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All the info you’ll need

Tracey Bird examines some of the key events taking place at this year's Gathering

14th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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MP Twitter storm dress raises £20k for charity

Tracy Brabin has auctioned off a dress which slipped off her shoulder while in the House of Commons

14th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Tributes paid to leading light of volunteering

Liz Burns spent three decades at Volunteer Scotland and helped shape modern volunteering in Scotland and across the world

14th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Bucket Trail hits Sci-Fi Con

An unique collection of Oor Wullie statues will be on show at this weekend's fundraising event for CHAS

13th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Tom Gilzean’s family to collect MBE

The charity champion was bestowed with the honour but was unable to collect it before his death last year

13th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Zoo welcomes baby chimp

The new arrival is only the second chimpanzee to be born in Scotland in 20 years

11th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Kevin Bridges in Kiltwalk call

The comedian has called for Scots to get out and raise funds for charity

11th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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