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Preparation continues at Liberton Primary School for a ‘TOMTASTIC’ Summer

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In Edinburgh, over 5,000 kids are on a journey to ‘Grow Strong’, a pilot project from social enterprise and charity Edinburgh Community Food and not-for-profit Veg Power, to help children learn about where food...

Objections to plans to transform ‘The Causey’ in Edinburgh thrown out

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Grassroots charity, The Causey Development Trust (CDT), is celebrating a community triumph of giant proportions as the Scottish Government reporter tasked with investigating objections, ruled in favour of proposals to transform 'The Causey' into...

Minister praises work of pioneering Scottish charity KidsOR

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Scottish Government Minister, Neil Gray, has praised the work of a pioneering charity which provides life-saving surgery for children in low- and middle-income countries.The Minister for Culture, Europe and International Development was on a...

Edinburgh Community Food kicks off ‘Grow Strong’ campaign in Duddingston

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Social enterprise and charity, Edinburgh Community Food, which uses food to tackle health inequalities, have teamed up with Veg Power UK to deliver ‘Grow Strong’, a pilot project across Edinburgh, encouraging children to grow...

Portobello school pupils ‘walk to Ukraine’

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The pupils and staff of Towerbank Primary School in Portobello responsed to the crisis in Ukraine, by fundraising for people in the region who are affected by the conflict.The Primary 7 children...

The numbers are in for Falkirk and Linlithgow HC’s 10K charity efforts

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Back in October 2021*, a number of players from Falkirk and Linlithgow Hockey Club teamed up to run the Edinburgh 10K in support of Down’s Syndrome Scotland.Now we're in February 2022, and the amount...

Children’s charity challenges businesses to take on 124-mile+ journeys

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A charity fundraising drive is challenging businesses across Scotland to travel 124 miles on a budget of £7.50 – the struggle that families throughout Africa face when requiring paediatric surgery.Dubbed ‘Business Breakout’, the challenge...

LifeCare thanks ScottishPower for large donation

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LifeCare Edinburgh has received a donation of £10,000 from ScottishPower which the energy company would otherwise have spent on their annual Christmas party.This significant sum will help the charity deliver its safe and essential...

Musselburgh Scouts help the Jingle Bag Appeal

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In support of their local community, the 1st Musselburgh Scouts have been collecting food for East Lothian's Jingle Bag Appeal.Launched in 2017, the Jingle Bag Appeal is an initiative by the East Lothian Food Bank,...

New festive menu launched at Pizza Geeks

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Independent Pizzeria, Pizza Geeks, have launched their new festive menu for December - with a charitable twist.The local pizzeria, with branches in Haymarket, Leith and Waverley Market's rooftop, have paired their new menu with...

Filmhouse and The Edinburgh Remakery join forces to eliminate electronic waste

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Two well-loved Edinburgh establishments are working together to provide a simple and convenient way for members of the public to pass on their old IT equipment using a uniquely designed Donation Box as The...

Linlithgow cyclist conquers ‘Everest’

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A young Linlithgow Bridge cyclist set out on Sunday (17th Oct) to make an attempt on the Scottish record for cycling the height of Everest in support of a Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy charity.Alex Ball,...

Hockey club to run in Edinburgh 10K in support of Down’s Syndrome Scotland

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Falkirk and Linlithgow Hockey Club 1st team goal keeper, Kevin 'Kev' Cummings, and outfield player, Murray Paton, have 'persuaded' a few of their club mates to take part in the Edinburgh 10K at the...

LifeCare celebrating 80 years of service

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LifeCare Edinburgh, the older people’s care charity now based in Stockbridge, celebrates its 80th anniversary this month.  Established in September 1941, the local organisation offers a range of vital care and community services which...

£21K raised by Broxburn runner for Sick Kids Hospital

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A dedicated runner from Broxburn has raised a staggering £21,404.84 for children in hospital by running a virtual marathon – on his treadmill.Graham Bow originally signed up to run the 2020 Edinburgh Marathon to...

Holding a Big Ginger Social this September?

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A call has been put out by Cancer Support UK to anyone who might hold their very own Big Ginger Social to raise money to fund Cancer Kits for people going through cancer treatment.Throughout...

Separation anxiety campaign launched by ECDH

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Pet owners are being urged by Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home to take steps to reduce the risk of separation anxiety in their animal companions as restrictions are lifted further.Separation anxiety is, much as...

SAMH to benefit from 1,000 mile End-to-End cycle ride

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Recently completing a 1,000 mile cycle from John o’Groats to Land's End, Greg McAllister - an employee at leading industrial software provider Asset Guardian Solutions Limited (AGSL) - helped the company raise over £3,000...

Eric Liddell Centre welcomes the local community back for 2021 Summer Fair

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On Saturday, 26 June, The Eric Liddell Centre is inviting everyone to join its Summer Fair.The fair is being held to celebrate the well-known charity and community hub reopen after being closed for fourteen...

Countdown is on for Linlithgow charity fitness challenge

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Cue the 'Jaws' music! In about 10 days, Grizzfit gym in Linlithgow will start their '24 in 24' Challenge as they strive to raise money for two charities close to the owners' hearts.As we...

Toolkit launched by Edinburgh Science charity to help UK businesses reach net zero carbon

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We are in a climate emergency and the scientific consensus is clear on that. To address this, necessary and ambitious targets are being set by the United Nations - net zero by 2050, UK...

5 SCOTS’ 72-hole golfing challenge in aid of prostate cancer charity

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On Wednesday 02 June 2021 four members of Balaklava Company, 5th Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland (BKA Coy, 5 SCOTS) took to Dunnikier Golf Course to participate in a 72-hole challenge wearing their...

Perfect slice of summer to be served up with new Sound Bites collaboration

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This summer, Scottish Ensemble (SE) and Social Bite are teaming up to spread the joy of shared food and live music with new collaboration 'Sound Bites'.Based on the notion that the simple pleasures of...

GrizzFit Gym in final prep for ’24 in 24′ workout challenge charity event

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This Saturday 26th of June, GrizzFit, Linlithgow’s newest state-of-the-art gym, are holding an event which will see the team and gym members take on the physical challenge of completing 24 WODS (Workout of the...

Workout challenge event in Linlithgow to raise money for charity

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On the 26th of June 2021, GrizzFit, Linlithgow’s Newest State of the Art Gym, are holding an event which will see the team take on the physical challenge of completing 24 WODS (Workout of...

Linlithgow Based Science Company raises over £1,000 for children’s charity

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Express Micro Science (EMS), completed their 1083 mile virtual challenge from Lands End to John O’Groats in just 17 days, raising more than their £1,000 target for Children’s Hospice Across Scotland (CHAS).EMS, a growing...

‘Tour de Forth’ returns with support from record breaking Josh Quigley

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Josh Quigley, the record-breaking Scottish cyclist, has thrown his support behind plans for the return of the Tour de Forth sportive, which was cancelled last year due to Covid-19. The annual event has raised...

1,083-mile challenge for Linlithgow-based science company

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The fast-growing, Linlithgow-based science company, Express Micro Science (EMS), set a target to raise £1,000 for Children’s Hospice Across Scotland (CHAS). One third of the work force signed up to be active participants in...

Lifecare has meals on wheels for the elderly

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LifeCare Edinburgh, the older people’s support charity, is urgently extending its ‘meals on wheels’ service launched last year as increased support for the elderly through the crisis.  The charity set up the new service...

‘Empty Kitchens’ celebrates the kindness of Scotland with the COOK Kindness Survey

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According to a report released today (17th Feb.), most Britons - 65% - believe we have become kinder as a nation over the last 12 months and 92% say they’ve done an act of...

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