Culture & Leisure

The impact of small-scale philanthropy

Susan Smith meets philanthropist David Graham, the man behind the new Social Impact Theatre (SIT-UP) Award at this year’s Fringe Festival.

17th August 2018 by Susan Smith

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Christmas shoppers can buy a bed for the homeless

Festive shoppers are being offered the chance to buy a bed for the homeless at Christmas

21st October 2019 by Graham Martin

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Scouts join fight to create a better world

A Million Hands will see the organisation work with other charities to tackle six of Scotland's biggest issues

21st October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Drive to restore The Waverley hits milestone

£2 million has been raised in the bid to get the iconic ship back on the water for next year

21st October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Latte levy set to be introduced

A charge of 20p per cup is set to be introduced by new Scottish Government legislation

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New site to help unlock the benefits of an active workplace

Dionne Phipps-Clancy of walking and cycling charity Sustrans Scotland outlines how an active workforce can benefit your organisation

18th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Community ownership can create vibrant urban spaces

An event which will examine how community ownership can benefit urban areas will take place next week

17th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Tributes paid to charity co-founder

Charles Jencks, co-founder of Maggie's Cancer Care Centres, died this week aged 80

16th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Pardon for gay men convicted of abolished offences

Men prosecuted for same-sex sexual activity are now able to have their convictions wiped

15th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Opera star Stands up to Cancer

Monica McGhee is urging Scots to join the fight against cancer after almost losing her voice to the condition

15th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: ban snacking on public transport?

Should snacking be banned on public transport?

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Light Scotland up red for Poppy Appeal

Poppyscotland is looking for landmarks across the country to take part in an event next month

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Remembrance festival returns

To Absent Friends allows Scots to celebrate loved ones who are no longer with us

10th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity alleges supermarket supply chain abuse

Chains such as Lidl, Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Morrisons are all using suppliers who subject workers to poor conditions, Oxfam has claimed

10th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity shops should be fully exempt from business rates

New research has found that only one third of councils currently make use of powers to grant 100% business rate relief to charity shops

10th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Unhappiness rife among girls

The Girls in Scotland survey has revealed an alarming amount of girls struggle to feel happy

10th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New anti-bigotry campaign launched

Two charities have teamed up to stress that bigotry is not hereditary

9th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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TV presenter becomes charity ambassador

Laura Boyd has taken on a new role with Cancer Support Scotland, having benefited from the organisation's services in the past

8th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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We need to talk about poverty and smoking

Elizabeth Hurst-High examines the links between living in poverty and smoking

8th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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