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Send in your charity donations - by Uber

Taxi firm Uber has teamed up with a major charity to enable people to send donations to its shops

1st June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Poll: should disposable barbecues be banned?

Poll: should disposable barbecues be banned?

1st June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Group calls for disposable barbecues to be banned

A community group is calling for the ban of sales of disposable barbecues after continued problems with mess

1st June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Project aims to identify community legal rights

Democracy Matters aims to get local people talking on how they can have an influence on important decisions

28th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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EVOC backs suffragist statue campaign

Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council (EVOC) is supporting a campaign to erect a statue of medical pioneer Dr Elsie Inglis

28th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Horse riding project clears funding barriers

Eat, Sleep, Ride - which helps people overcome personal issues - is set for a makeover

28th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Work relating to death does not have to be miserable

Mark Hazelwood, chief executive of the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care and Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief says he is enjoying living life

28th May 2018 by TFN Guest

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Whale Trail set to bring tourism boost

The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust will lead a project to secure Scotland's position as a world-class whale watching destination

18th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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New controller allows those with limited mobility to play games

A new device will allow those with disabilities to tailor controls, allowing them to access the full suite of Xbox games

18th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Street clutter ban welcomed by charity

A ban on street advertising boards in Edinburgh has been praised by RNIB Scotland

18th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity shop scores hole in one with major donation from golfing superstar

Edinburgh's Morningside branch of Shelter Scotland is now selling a range of golfing items donated by one of the sport's superstars

15th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Festival will celebrate refugees in Scotland

Refugee Festival Scotland is back for its eighteenth year with a Scotland-wide programme of events designed to bring communities together

15th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Help us beat bullying say Scots with learning disabilities

Scots with learning disabilities are urging the public to get to know them in a bid to overcome widespread bullying

14th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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TFN poll: should wet wipes be banned?

TFN poll: should wet wipes be banned?

11th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Museum set to be transformed into landmark venue

The Kilmartin Museum celebrates the long and diverse history of the local area

11th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Time to end the Wild West Web to protect children

The NSPCC wants to see a new law created to ensure that social media companies crack down on grooming

9th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity aims to get people out and about to beat loneliness

Carr Gomm aims to bring communities together, starting with a fundraising campaign to get people moving

8th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Disability campaigners join RBS branch closure fight

Campaigners say RBS plans do not consider the needs of vulnerable customers

7th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Arts festival to transform derelict building

Edinburgh's Hidden Door Festival is looking for funding to transform an abandoned Art Deco cinema

4th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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