Culture & Leisure

Fifth of charities hit by cyber attacks

Three quarters of charities haven't invested in cyber security, despite organisations of all sizes being targeted by attackers

4th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support service for disabled shoppers set to close

Lothian Shopmobility has lost its £39,000 annual grant as part of council funding cuts

4th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Credit union enters administration

Parkhead Credit Union has closed, with members assured their savings should be protected

4th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Breaking down barriers in sport for women

Lauren Pluss looks at the work going on to help women in Scotland to participate in sport

4th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Shock as LGBT charity says it faces closure

Time for Inclusive Education says it could shut unless funding is found for its core work

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Battlefield needs greater protection

The National Trust for Scotland has launched a community consultation as it looks to secure the future of Culloden Moor

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New social enterprises set to flourish

Seven social entrepreneurs from across the country have been announced as the latest participants in LaunchMe, the social enterprise accelerator

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Science festival boycotts oil companies

The Edinburgh International Science Festival will no longer accept financial support from oil and gas companies over climate change concerns

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fight against throwaway culture

Plans for a Deposit Return Scheme for plastic bottles in Scotland are moving forward

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Open-mindedness and the recovery journey

Dan Mushens examines whether those needing support are open-minded to change

2nd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Groundbreaking abuse law comes into force

Coercive and controlling behaviour will now be considered as an offence under the new legislation

1st April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fundraisers who commit misconduct to be named and shamed

The Institute of Fundraising has announced a new taskforce to tackle harassment, after claims that inappropriate behaviour within the sector is rife

1st April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fight against bigotry in Scotland continues

Projects across Scotland are set to share more than £500,000 to fight sectarianism

1st April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Care charity embraces fresh food

The Mungo Foundation has received accreditation from the Soil Association for providing fresh and healthy food

29th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Crowdfunding saves Outlander mill for the nation

The National Trust for Scotland has successfully crowdfunded the restoration of one of Scotland’s most picturesque mills

29th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Poll: should car speeds be limited to 70mph?

Poll: should car speeds be limited to 70mph? Tell us what you think!

29th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 29 March 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

29th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Veterans sought for new project

Poppyscotland is on the lookout for veterans from every conflict since 1939 for an ambitious new project that will capture their stories

29th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland to light up for Parkinson’s

Landmarks across the country are set to glow blue for World Parkinson’s Day next month

28th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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