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The magnificent MoonWalk circus rolls into town

The fun of the circus came to Edinburgh as people taking part in this year's MoonWalk Scotland joined performers from Gandeys Circus

18th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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£1m raised by Kiltwalk - before it even starts

A staggering £1 million has been raised so far ahead of this year’s Glasgow Kiltwalk - before a step has even been taken

18th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity find its protest poster girl after social media appeal

Through the power of community and social media, a charity has made contact with its poster girl for protesting and civic action

16th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Rangers defender backs volunteer call

Connor Goldson has called for Glaswegians to join a drive to support making Scotland a healthier place

11th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity forced to slash community services

A charity which has provided support to ethnic minorities for three decades has been forced to cut services after losing funding

11th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Young leaders join Obama discussion

Representatives from Scotland's third sector were amongst those invited to a town hall event hosted by Barack Obama

9th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity chiefs vying for prestigious leadership awards

Who's in line for third sector leadership title?

9th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Feedback sought on private school tax plans

A Scottish Parliament committee is set to examine plans which could see independent schools lose their charitable status

9th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social media and internet watchdog planned

Children's charities have welcomed plans which will see sites that host harmful content face penalties

8th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Move to improve access to wheelchairs

Charities have backed plans to create legislation to ensure those who need temporary access to a wheelchair receive one

8th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Commuters embrace charity challenge

The Sustrans’ Workplace Challenge aims to get workers to leave the car at home for the month of March

5th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fifth of charities hit by cyber attacks

Three quarters of charities haven't invested in cyber security, despite organisations of all sizes being targeted by attackers

4th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support service for disabled shoppers set to close

Lothian Shopmobility has lost its £39,000 annual grant as part of council funding cuts

4th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Credit union enters administration

Parkhead Credit Union has closed, with members assured their savings should be protected

4th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Shock as LGBT charity says it faces closure

Time for Inclusive Education says it could shut unless funding is found for its core work

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Battlefield needs greater protection

The National Trust for Scotland has launched a community consultation as it looks to secure the future of Culloden Moor

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New social enterprises set to flourish

Seven social entrepreneurs from across the country have been announced as the latest participants in LaunchMe, the social enterprise accelerator

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Science festival boycotts oil companies

The Edinburgh International Science Festival will no longer accept financial support from oil and gas companies over climate change concerns

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fight against throwaway culture

Plans for a Deposit Return Scheme for plastic bottles in Scotland are moving forward

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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