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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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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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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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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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Dogs love Bob Marley new research finds

Scottish animal welfare charity study into canine music tastes

26th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Celebrating the work of the world’s street papers

The world’s first exhibition celebrating the creativity and social impact of street papers throughout the globe will be held in Glasgow

24th January 2017 by Graham Martin

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Two Scottish charities reveal their links to new Trainspotting film

The Junction has already raised over £3,000 from an auction of tickets to the film's premiere and Calton Athletic Recovery Group supplied seven actors

20th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Video: donate and win a Valentine’s date with Idris Elba

​Luther actor auctions himself off in aid of a charity which empowers women

13th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Tom Hiddleston apologises to aid workers for “inelegant” Golden Globes speech

Actor says his cumbersome awards speech was the result of nervousness

10th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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