Culture & Leisure

Ten parties consider Gorgie City Farm bid

A range of charities and commercial organisations are examining whether to take on the site of the former community farm

15th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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TFN Guide to running a charity or social enterprise is out now!

Don't miss it - TFN Guide 2019 is out now!

15th November 2019 by TFN

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Social enterprises seal a makeover

The winners of the Brand for Good competition have been revealed

14th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New ethical travel accommodation provider launched

Fairbnb aims to invest money back into local communities and ensure that properties are not snapped up by big landlords

14th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Bizarre row erupts over scarf given to Jeremy Corbyn by Scottish charity

The Labour leader was sporting the Care Family Tartan when a local minister said he thought he would wear an "Islamic jihad scarf"

14th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New £3.2m community hub opens

The new Broomhouse Hub will offer a range of activities for the local community

13th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019 winners revealed

A host of top social enterprises were recognised at the annual awards gala

13th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Battle to restore community farm continues

Former staff and volunteers of Gorgie City Farm are founding a not-for-profit group to ensure funds donated by the public are used appropriately

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding awarded to projects in Scotland to close the digital divide

Nine exciting projects in Edinburgh and Glasgow have been funded in a bid to tackle the digital skills gap

12th November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity marks 75 years of providing vital support

A special exhibition has been created to mark 75 years of One Parent Families Scotland

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Wrestling superstars take on the bullies

The Call Out Bullying campaign - an NSPCC and WWE partnership - helps young people understand why bullying is never acceptable

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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National Galleries cuts ties with BP over climate emergency

The charity will cease to work with the oil giant from early next year.

11th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Author hosts charity event

Vivian French will read to children from military families as part of a Reading Force event

11th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Youth group aims for Christmas Number One

The Youth Radio Network is aiming to hit top spot with The Man in the Red Velvet Suit

11th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poignant service remembers fallen

British Legion hosts services throughout the country

11th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Half of female charity bosses targeted by trolls

A new report has examined the impact that trolls have on female charity leaders

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Being a young trustee can be challenging

Adam Bennett, 22, talks about his experiences as a trustee with Scouts Scotland

7th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Roma Genocide memorial destroyed

The plaque remembers the hundreds of thousands who died as a result of persecution and has only been in place for a few months

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities express interest in saving Gorgie City Farm

Talks are ongoing to ensure the community facility is saved after its shock closure last week

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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