Culture & Leisure

Have a Big Scottish Breakfast to help poverty fight

Businesses and community groups are being invited to take part in the fundraising event next month

1st August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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The Fringe of society

Yasmin Hackett looks at some of the shows and initiatives which reflect the charitable and socially conscious side of this year's Edinburgh Festival

1st August 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Holiday hunger on the rise in Edinburgh

Big Hearts Community Trust has reported a significant increase in young people accessing its holiday activities

1st August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Glasgow set for inclusive festival

We Are One CitizenFest takes place at venues across the city on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 August

31st July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Kiltwalk all set for the capital

Characters from Edinburgh Dungeons are daring the people to Edinburgh to get their walking boots on

31st July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£3.3m available for social enterprises

Social enterprises have three weeks to apply for two funds that are offering organisations the chance to grow and develop

31st July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Goodmovers 30th July 2019

Find out who's on the move in Scotland's third sector

30th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Boris Johnson pressed on climate change

Celebs and campaigners have said the new Prime Minister must take action to ensure targets are met

30th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Veterans aim to defend their honour

The Mey Highland Games is the first in Scotland that has an adaptive element

29th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 26 July 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

26th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Is it ever acceptable to leave children home alone?

The NSPCC has reported a significant increase in adults raising concerns over children being left to fend for themselves

26th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland could face “dystopian” future, charities warn

2035 could see a newly independent Scotland struggle with a heroin crisis, social unrest and economic turmoil following a mass cyber attack

26th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Worries over children being left home alone on the rise

The NSPCC has reported a significant increase in adults raising concerns over children being left to fend for themselves

26th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Sports stars help raise £100k for charity

Celtic captain Scott Brown was amongst those who took part in Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity’s annual Sports Quiz

25th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding for community groups up for grabs

Grants of up to £20,000 are available for a range of projects from the People's Postcode Lottery

25th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Six Scottish projects in the running for Lotto awards

Winners of the public vote will be revealed in November.

24th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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First aid can prevent tragedy

Jim Dorman calls for obligatory first aid training in light of a recent tragedy

24th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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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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