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Top comedians get ready for charity Fringe show

The winner of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent will appear alongside some of television’s favourite comedians to help raise funds for Barnardo's

7th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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What is a community bubble?

George Thomson looks at how creating a space for community events can boost volunteer participation

7th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Social enterprises gain funding

The Scottish Government has invested almost £5 million in ethical businesses over the financial year

6th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 3 August 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

3rd August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Beyond Harry Potter: telling the real stories of care experienced people

Kenny Murray on the real stories of care experienced people

2nd August 2018 by TFN Guest

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First minister says digital skills work must go on

Nicola Sturgeon was speaking as a new service to tackle digital exclusion was launched, with the beneficiaries of a £220,000 fund also revealed

1st August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Aspiring LGBT+ journalists set to cover Glasgow 2018

Mojo on the Green will see a group of LGBT+ activists highlight that sport is for all at the European athletics championships

1st August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland’s heritage and environment under threat

Scotland’s planning system must be radically overhauled in order to safeguard the country’s heritage and environment

31st July 2018 by Graham Martin

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Social enterprise gym fights off homelessness threat

Projekt 42 has succeeded in securing temporary premises as it creates a new purpose built facility in Leith

31st July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Controversial awards ditched as entire board quits

Backlash leads to event being cancelled and board standing down

30th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Social Bite rebrands flagship restaurant

Edinburgh eatery Vesta will continue to provide funding and training opportunities for homeless people

30th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity victory over Love Island plastic surgery ads

Campaign groups have welcomed a decision to review the showing of plastic surgery ads during the popular Love Island series

27th July 2018 by Graham Martin

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Scotland can lead the way on social enterprise

Robin Fallas looks forward to the Social Enterprise World Forum, and reflects on how the sector has developed over the past decade

27th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 27 July 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

27th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Public backs a ban on game bird shooting

Most people in the UK think the shooting of birds for ‘sport’ should be banned

26th July 2018 by Graham Martin

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Social enterprise gym faces losing its home in ten days

Projekt 42 is urgently searching for temporary premises for its community gym in Leith

26th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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TED international summit heads for Edinburgh

Scotland is set to host some of the world's greatest thinkers next year, as part of the Global TEDSummit

25th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Death on the Fringe returns

The charity run initiative aims to get people thinking about death in both serious and light hearted ways

25th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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