Culture & Leisure

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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Scots urged to help older neighbours during heatwave

Age Scotland has said that hot conditions could lead to issues for those with existing health problems

23rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Creative groups face public vote

The Epic Awards take place later this year, with several Scottish groups amongst those who have been recognised

23rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social innovation incubator expands to Glasgow

Applications have now opened for Good Ideas Glasgow, following two introductory workshops

23rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprise coffee blend launched

Social Bite has teamed up with Dear Green to launch a new blend which not only tastes good, but also delivers good

22nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Death returns to the Fringe

A host of events curated by a charity will look at death, dying and bereavement

22nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Dementia Awards finalists revealed

Projects from across Scotland have been recognised for their commitment shown in providing care

22nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival getting more socially aware

More shows at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe will address social issues than before

16th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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More than £58m raised by Children In Need

Last year’s Children In Need appeal raised more than £58 million

12th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Shops to turn down music for Autism Hour

Retailers will make their premises more accessible to people with the condition this October.

8th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Tories told: keep TV licence promise

Voters across the generations believe the Conservatives should not break their promise to provide a free TV licence for everyone over 75

5th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Glasgow set for festival of Islamic culture

The volunteer-ran festival will bring a dazzling array of acts to The Tramway later this month

4th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support on the streets for charity is breath taking

Judith Haw details her experience taking part in one of the more traditional methods of fundraising

4th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Community champions to converge in Cornwall

Eden Project Communities is looking for those who want to boost community participation in their area to take part in a special event

3rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Warning over lottery fund scam

The National Lottery Community Fund is urging Twitter users to be on the lookout for an online scam

3rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Barriers remain for women in sport

The Young Women Lead (YWL) project has said that schools need to take action to help young women participate

2nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity voucher scheme to expand

itison us is being launched in Edinburgh - after more than 1,000 people benefitted in its initial rollout

1st July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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More progress needed to ensure Scotland embraces sustainability

Action is needed across society to ensure targets set by the Sustainable Development Goals are met in Scotland

1st July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Sturgeon “must take action” after golden eagles disappear on grouse moor

Campaigners call for urgent review of wildlife policing after more raptors go missing in suspicious circumstances.

1st July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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