Culture & Leisure

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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Half a million for young Scots to brighten their futures

The Big Lottery Fund has awarded nearly half a million pounds to projects working to support young people to improve their prospects in life

15th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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11 of the most romantic places in Scotland

As Valentine’s Day approaches, TFN has teamed up with Historic Environment Scotland to bring you some suggestions for romantic days out with your loved one.

12th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Council scraps privatisation plan in favour of charitable trust option

Stirling Council will no longer privatise its sports and leisure facilities and instead will set up a charitable trust

10th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Tickets on sale for Federer versus Murray charity match in Glasgow

The second Andy Murray Live event will feature Roger Federer in Glasgow's SSE Hydro

9th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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English football clubs could learn from Scots teams on how to improve disability access at matches

Scottish disability campaigner Euan MacDonald issues his top tips as pressure on English clubs to improve their facilities heats up

7th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Victory for Heroes Vodka after winning major Asda deal

A social enterprise which employs ex-service men and women has won a contract to supply its vodka to every Asda in the country

7th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Unicef defends David Beckham

Charity says the global icon has generously given his money, time, energy and support

7th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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A sporting chance for looked after children

Helen Macfarlane explains how Edinburgh Leisure can boost the life chances of looked after children in Scotland

7th February 2017 by TFN Guest

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Top athletes become charity mentors but it’s not all about improving others at sport

With research showing that those who take part in sport do better in school, the Winning Scotland Foundation is hoping to inspire a generation

6th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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From prison to coaching for Celtic: how charities helped Patrick turn his life around

Celtic boss hears how third sector employment project transforms lives

3rd February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Cruel dog breeder handed 15 year ban for neglect

Animal welfare charity the Scottish SPCA's investigation found 36 breeding dogs and puppies being kept in "disgusting conditions"

3rd February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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First charities to be awarded volunteer charter mark announced

Glasgow’s Volunteering Charter was set up by Volunteer Glasgow following the 2014 Commonwealth Games

27th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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National Trust pays respects to Tam Dalyell

A charity has paid respects to veteran Scottish politician Tam Dalyell, who passed away on Thursday

27th January 2017 by Graham Martin

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Social enterprise pub launches new venture in Edinburgh

New menu offered by social enterprise pub group to train disadvantaged youngsters

27th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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​Our charity spent the night with Ewan McGregor at the T2: Trainspotting premiere

Leith based health and wellbeing charity The Junction was lucky enough to be invited to the world premiere of T2: Trainspotting

27th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Take part in RSPB Scotland’s Big Garden Birdwatch

Thousands of people across Scotland are expected to watch and count their garden birds for this year’s RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch

27th January 2017 by Graham Martin

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Telling the stories of the women who built Scotland

Youth projects across Scotland are turning detective to uncover the amazing stories behind some of the country’s forgotten heroines

26th January 2017 by Graham Martin

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