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Scotland’s largest conservation charity could merge with government body

The National Trust for Scotland chief executive says it is "almost inevitable" it will merge with the government body for historic buildings

22nd March 2017 by Susan Smith

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Disabled Access Day 2017 was the biggest ever

Your pictures from Disabled Access Day 2017 came flooding in to TFN this week. Paul Cardwell spoke with those behind the scenes on the biggest #AccessDay yet

20th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Scotland’s Polar Academy set its sights on growth with new appointments

Two business leaders and a prep-school headmaster have joined the board of the charity set up by polar explorer Craig Mathieson

20th March 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charity reveals the Women of Influence 2017

Awards take place for the 17th year

20th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Osprey returns to charity’s nature reserve

An osprey has touched down at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes reserve after a long migration from West Africa

17th March 2017 by Graham Martin

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New jobs to boost Scotland’s heritage sector

£1.4m lottery funding is going to three major Scottish charities to address critical shortages in heritage skills

13th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Kevin Bridges to host comedy gig in memory of MND campaigner

Fred MacAulay and a host of other comedians will also perform at this year's Stand Up Against MND comedy fundraiser gig in memory of Gordon Aikman

9th March 2017 by Susan Smith

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City residents rake in £1m from unique advice project

​Welfare and debt advice in Glasgow libraries proves an instant success

2nd March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Lotto cash boost for culture and sport groups

103 community arts and sports groups to share £750,000

28th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Few Scots make link between food and poverty

​Scots urged to find out more about where their food comes from to combat poverty

27th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Autographs from the golden age of Hollywood left to charity

A book of rare autographs has been left to the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) as part of a generous legacy

23rd February 2017 by Graham Martin

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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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