Environment & International

Coronavirus outbreak: how to maintain mental health

A charity has issued guidance on how to stay mentally well during the coronavirus outbreak

13th February 2020 by Graham Martin

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Doubts over Glasgow hosting COP26 continue

Westminster officials have been holding talks with a major London venue about taking over the international summit

12th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Scots struggling to pay energy bills

Savvy Scots are switching providers more as they look to bring down the costs of heating their homes

12th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Zoo welcomes baby chimp

The new arrival is only the second chimpanzee to be born in Scotland in 20 years

11th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Kevin Bridges in Kiltwalk call

The comedian has called for Scots to get out and raise funds for charity

11th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity centre hit by vandals

The Ecology Centre in Fife is looking for donations after an incident at the weekend

11th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Green energy delivers £20m community funding boost

Community projects across Scotland benefited from a record amount as a result of expansion of green energy

11th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Restoration boost for historic buildings

Historic Environment Scotland has announced more than £800,000 of funding to support conservation repair projects to historic buildings

10th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Volunteers sought to bring LOVE back to city farm

LOVE Learning is looking for help to get the former Gorgie City Farm up and running again

10th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Chris Packham takes on charity role

The Springwatch presenter has said he will fight against the persecution of animals in Scotland

10th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Hedgehogs to hideaway in their own pubs

A charity has teamed up with a craft beer company to create unique shelters for hedgehogs

10th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Mixed response to budget plans

Voluntary sector organisations are split over the Scottish Government's draft budget

7th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Praise for plastic-free shop

The Refillery has been named one of the best businesses in the UK for its contribution to economic, environmental and social vibrancy

5th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity calls for transport policy transformation

Friends of the Earth Scotland urges ministers to cut spending on roads.

5th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Coffee drinkers asked to #TakeItBack

New initiative sees 65 coffee shops offering recycling facilities for single-use cups.

4th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Walking to a happier Scotland

Ian Findlay previews Paths For All's involvement at The Gathering this year, with an aim of helping voluntary sector staff become more active

4th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Charity secures site of former Gorgie City Farm

LOVE Learning has been announced as the successful bidder for the community farm, which closed abruptly in November

31st January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Campaigners welcome gas plant rejection

Fife Council turned down an application for the facility in Hillend.

28th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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School praised for sustainability work

Roseanna Cunningham MSP visited Ochil School in Perthshire to hear about the environmental work of pupils

27th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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