Culture & Leisure

Being a young trustee can be challenging

Adam Bennett, 22, talks about his experiences as a trustee with Scouts Scotland

7th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Roma Genocide memorial destroyed

The plaque remembers the hundreds of thousands who died as a result of persecution and has only been in place for a few months

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities express interest in saving Gorgie City Farm

Talks are ongoing to ensure the community facility is saved after its shock closure last week

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Politicians call for voluntary sector funding revamp

Short-term and reduced funding is fueling insecurity within the sector, forcing some of its best workers to depart

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Embedding volunteering as a habit from a young age is vital

Jonathan Christie responds to a new report which shows volunteering needs to adapt to be fit for the future

6th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Stalking charity secures funding

Action Against Stalking is set to employ specialist staff after gaining £55,000 from the Scottish Government

5th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity farm animals set to be spared from slaughter

More than £50,000 has been raised in a bid to save the popular attraction, with thousands signing a petition calling for animals to be rehomed

4th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Doctor Who stars set for charity event

The much-loved Capital Sci-Fi Con will return in the new year

4th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Shock and sadness as much loved charity closes

Sadness as a much loved Edinburgh charity is put into liquidation

1st November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Organisations vie for sector’s answer to the Oscars

Scottish charities are part of a group of 400 looking to be nominated for the Charity Film Awards

1st November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New Poppy emoji launched

A new emoji has been launched to help supporters publicise one of Britain’s oldest fundraising campaigns

1st November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Edinburgh hosts Poppy Day

The seventh annual Edinburgh Poppy Day will feature more than five fun-packed hours of live music and entertainment

1st November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Guide Dogs in firework warning

The charity has issued advice for dog owners to help their pets get through Bonfire Night

1st November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Veterans in medical discharge call

Former members of the armed forces have called for improvements in the way armed forces veterans are medically discharged into civilian life

31st October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fireworks restrictions welcomed

A charity has welcomed new plans to restrict the sale of fireworks in Scotland

31st October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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20 years of community theatre

The Citizens Theatre is marking two decades of supporting the community to create shows

30th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: should heading be banned from children’s football?

Should heading be banned from children's football?

29th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Youth crime prevention project to be extended

An investment of £4.6m in lottery funding will allow a successful project to be rolled out across the UK

29th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Supporters feature on new lifeboat

A new lifeboat will proudly carry the names of 10,000 loved ones when it launches next year

28th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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