Culture & Leisure

Trainspotting’s Spud in charity appearance

Ewan Bremner will join Irvine Welsh at a fundraiser for Leith Theatre

10th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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The UK’s 25 biggest fundraising events

Events company Massive has compiled a list of the largest fundraising events in the UK and how much they raise in 2016

10th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Cycling scheme which became a web hit to go nationwide

Cycling Without Age encourages cyclists to take older people along for a ride

9th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Almost a third of older people do not use a computer, study claims

The Office for National Statistics study has led to calls to ensure the elderly are not digitally excluded

9th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish charity Kiltwalk looking for volunteers in Dundee

Eager volunteers are needed for a charity Kiltwalk from St Andrews to Dundee on 20th August

7th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Politician learns skills at Scout camp

John Swinney visited one of Scouts Scotland’s National Activity Centres at Meggernie

7th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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7 social enterprise caterers

Got an event to cater but fed up with boring sandwiches? Jolene Campbell has found caterers with a conscience across Scotland that will sort you out

7th August 2017 by Jolene Campbell

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Footballing superstar backs bid to get millions pumped into charity

Juan Mata is supporting Common Goal, which calls on players to hand 1% of their earnings to charity

7th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Football teams up to tackle homophobia

Football clubs at all levels of professional Scottish football have teamed up to sign up to the Scottish LGBT Sports Charter to improve LGBT inclusion

5th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Inglorious Twelfth: grouse slaughter nothing to celebrate

The League Against Cruel Sports has condemned the annual celebration of grouse shooting known as the Glorious Twelfth

4th August 2017 by Graham Martin

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Online daters urged not to take tiger selfies

Tinder has asked for tiger selfies to be removed after complaint for an animal rights charity

4th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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National Museum of Scotland launches contactless donations

​Robert Cawston discusses the new method of making contactless donations at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh

3rd August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Victory for Ramblers as rich landowner finally grants whisky trail access

​Errant landowner refused walkers on the Whisky Trail access to estate

3rd August 2017 by Robert Armour

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The Gruffalo goes on safari for art charity

Author Julia Donaldson will present a special event at Blair Drummond Safari Park

3rd August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Edinburgh children’s charity becomes partner of iconic Fringe venue

​The Gilded Balloon has named Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity as its first charity partner and is welcoming volunteers to help raise donations

3rd August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Chief Encounters: Kathryn Welch on singing her way to the top

The interim chief of Voluntary Arts Scotland knows how creativity can enhance our lives

1st August 2017 by TFN Staff

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How the Just Festival is changing mindsets

This year's Just Festival is the biggest yet with performances, theatre and events from across the globe

1st August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Edinburgh conservationist receives Points of Light award

PM Theresa May has given a top volunteering award to Scottish conservationist Denis Mollison.​

1st August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Donations help children enjoy big day out

Vulnerable children and families were treated to a day at Glasgow’s Riverside Museum paid for by donations to a national appeal.

31st July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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