Culture & Leisure

Scotland’s largest conservation charity could merge with government body

The National Trust for Scotland chief executive says it is "almost inevitable" it will merge with the government body for historic buildings

22nd March 2017 by Susan Smith

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Why I am making a marathon effort for charity

Michael McGuire is getting ready to take part in his sixth marathon. He took up running after his son was stillborn and has since raised thousands for charity.

21st March 2017 by TFN Guest

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Disabled Access Day 2017 was the biggest ever

Your pictures from Disabled Access Day 2017 came flooding in to TFN this week. Paul Cardwell spoke with those behind the scenes on the biggest #AccessDay yet

20th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Scotland’s Polar Academy set its sights on growth with new appointments

Two business leaders and a prep-school headmaster have joined the board of the charity set up by polar explorer Craig Mathieson

20th March 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charity reveals the Women of Influence 2017

Awards take place for the 17th year

20th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Osprey returns to charity’s nature reserve

An osprey has touched down at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes reserve after a long migration from West Africa

17th March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Is IndyRef2 a good idea?

Nicola Sturgeon has announced she will be seeking a second referendum on Scottish independence between autumn 2018 and spring 2019. What do you think?

14th March 2017 by TFN Staff

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Kirk calls on Westminster to agree to independence referendum

Rev Dr Richard Frazer says the Church of Scotland remain neutral out the outcome but believes it is right to have a second independence referendum

14th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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New jobs to boost Scotland’s heritage sector

£1.4m lottery funding is going to three major Scottish charities to address critical shortages in heritage skills

13th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Kevin Bridges to host comedy gig in memory of MND campaigner

Fred MacAulay and a host of other comedians will also perform at this year's Stand Up Against MND comedy fundraiser gig in memory of Gordon Aikman

9th March 2017 by Susan Smith

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Disabled Access Day is back and it’s bigger than ever

Emily Yates of the Disabled Access Day organising team is looking forward to this year's event which takes place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday this weekend

9th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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The power of a good conversation

Simon Bateson explains why he believes honest communication can be the basis for social change

6th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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City residents rake in £1m from unique advice project

​Welfare and debt advice in Glasgow libraries proves an instant success

2nd March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Lotto cash boost for culture and sport groups

103 community arts and sports groups to share £750,000

28th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Few Scots make link between food and poverty

​Scots urged to find out more about where their food comes from to combat poverty

27th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Street paper exhibition spreads the word on the street

An exhibition celebrating street papers and their vendors throughout the world has been hailed as "beautiful", "inspiring" and "powerful"

24th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Autographs from the golden age of Hollywood left to charity

A book of rare autographs has been left to the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) as part of a generous legacy

23rd February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scotland’s epic cultural projects up for awards

The shortlist for the 2017 Voluntary Arts Epic Awards have been revealed

16th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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