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‘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...

Roy Laidlaw’s youngest son preparing for an “amazing challenge” for charity

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The youngest son of the former Scotland and British & Irish Lions scrum-half, Roy Laidlaw, Chris Laidlaw is a Scotland Club XV International stand-off in his own right.Chris, 30, captain of Boroughmuir Bears in...

Self catering business helps answer charity call

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MAINS OF TAYMOUTH ENJOYS SOME PILLOW TALK WITH LOCAL CHARITY The five star self catering estate in Kenmore has reached out to a Perth based charity which sets up vulnerable and disadvantaged people in their...

Church of Scotland makes significant contribution to Sarwar Foundation

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The Church of Scotland joins a number of organisations in making generous donations to a campaign providing Christmas presents for those children who are living in poverty.The church has made a £5,000 donation to...

RVS offers support to older people in Scotland to keep safe, well and warm...

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Older people will get help from Royal Voluntary Service this winter to stay safe, warm and well with advice and practical help for those lacking support.Research carried out by the national volunteering charity, and...

Capital Theatres’ work with the Children’s Hospital Charity continues with ‘Curtains Up’

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A transformation has been afoot at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children this week. Capital Theatres’ Learning and Participation Coordinator Cat Sheridan has been working with Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity’s (ECHC) arts team at...

Barratt help out two local charities

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Local housebuilder Barratt East Scotland has donated £1,000 to two Edinburgh charities.LOVE Gorgie Farm will use the funding to improve storage for its foodbank with a new fridge freezer for fresh produce and...

‘Incredible show of support’ applauded by Capital Theatres

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Scotland’s largest theatre charity, Capital Theatres, today thanked the public for its incredible support of the theatres through its Crowdfunder campaign, an urgent appeal for support launched last month.The Crowdfunder closed at noon today...

Socially distant litter picks aim to get Scotland’s litter in the bag

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'Zero Waste Scotland' is supporting Keep Scotland Beautiful and the Marine Conservation Society with funding to provide individuals, couples, families and small groups (in-line with Scottish Government outdoors advice) with litter-picking and survey kits...

Charity is looking for mentors now

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The mentoring charity, MCR Pathways, is looking for 150 volunteer mentors in Edinburgh to help disadvantaged young people realise their potential. The charity's mentoring programme recently expanded into nine Edinburgh schools and there is a...

More than 13,000 take part in Kiltwalk Weekend

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Over 13,000 people put on tartan and walked, skipped and ran their way to complete their individual challenges.The Kiltwalk started on Friday and ended today with everyone taking part in small groups.This...

Sense Scotland celebrate 35 year anniversary

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Disability charity, Sense Scotland, is celebrating 35 years of supporting deafblind people in Scotland with a fundraising campaign.The charity began in 1985 as a small group of families who pressed for services for their...

M&S stores helping NHS Charities Together

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M&S stores in Edinburgh have been raising funds for NHS Charities Together over the last few months and customers have raised over £121,000.All money raised for NHS Charities Together goes towards helping local communities,...

Impact of 5 years’ focus on Dementia-friendly work at Capital Theatres revealed in report

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Scotland’s largest independent theatre charity, Capital Theatres stages over 700 performances each year across the Festival Theatre, the Kings Theatre, and The Studio. Alongside this diverse programme of national and international artistic work, sits...

Rugby club digs deep for charity ‘Royal Blind’

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Players and supporters of Edinburgh Northern Rugby Football Club are encouraging others to tackle a 2.6 Challenge in support of Scottish charity Royal Blind.Set up by organisers of the 26-mile London marathon, the 2.6...

£8,000 for Charities Raised by Black Tie Ball

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DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre recently hosted The Lumos Ball, a spellbinding evening in aid of two Edinburgh charities.Local charities Sands Lothian and The Yard were beneficiaries of the magical themed...

Property company make substantial equipment donation

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A property development company has made a second substantial donation of baby equipment and furniture to local charity Pregnancy Counselling & Care (Scotland).The move by S Harrison comes after the company donated a wide...

Get Along for ‘A Walk to Remember’

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St Columba’s Hospice strives to ensure everyone within our community has access to excellent palliative care whoever they are, wherever they are and whenever they need it. Join them on Saturday 22nd June for...

‘Crisis’ Partners with Private Landlords in Effort to reduce homelessness

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A new partnership to unlock access to the private rented sector for homeless people across the city has been launched with national homelessness charity, Crisis.Help to Rent Edinburgh will provide a range...

Scottish Seabird Centre Launches Puffin Season

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Yesterday (Monday 27th May) heralded the launch of The Scottish Seabird Centre's - a leading UK education and conservation charity - official 2019 puffin season, as these spectacular seabirds settle into their burrows and...

New Garden at LifeCare in Stockbridge Opened

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Located outside St Bernard’s Dementia Club on Cheyne Street, the newly refurbished space for use by clients of the charity LifeCare was opened by Edinburgh's Lord Provost. The garden has been created thanks to...

2019 ‘Holyrood Dog of the Year’

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Earlier today Jeremy Balfour, the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party MSP for Lothian, and his eight-month-old Cavalier King Charles/Miniature Poodle cross, Sadie, competed with other politicians and their pooches in a light-hearted attempt to...
Gemma Fleet and Helen Hollywood from Epilepsy Scotland.

Scottish Children’s Lottery Supports Epilepsy Youth Project

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A grant of £6,403 has been awarded to Epilepsy Scotland from the Scottish Children's Lottery to support its work with young people with epilepsy in Edinburgh.Epilepsy Scotland offers support to anyone in Scotland with...
Mohindra Dhall, President of Edinburgh Diwali is joined by ladies from Edinburgh's South Asian community to launch the campaign to win £

Public Vote Appeal from Edinburgh Diwali to Secure Lottery Funding

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Edinburgh Diwali, the city’s annual festival of light, is appealing for public votes to secure £50,000 of National Lottery funding as part of this year’s People’s Projects. Edinburgh Diwali brings together people of all...
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Apply now for Scotmid Cooperative’s Community Connect funding

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CHARITIES IN THE EAST OF SCOTLAND ARE INVITED TO APPLY FOR SHARE OF £25,000 FUNDINGCharities from across the East of Scotland have been invited to apply for a share of £25,000 to put towards...

Charities – are you looking for funding?

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Need help finding funding?Do you know a local charity, voluntary or community group that needs help looking for funding? Then tell them about this :Edinburgh4community www.edinburgh.gov.uk/funding a web service that identifies sources of funding for...

Funding available from Transform Foundation for charity websites

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Final applications for the Transform Foundation’s 2018 Charity Website Grant Programme are now being accepted.The programme, which is run by the Transform Foundation, offers £18,000 grants to charities to fund the redevelopment of their...

Great British Dog Walk Returns to Holyrood

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National charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People's much-loved Great British Dog Walk is back and it's returning to Holyrood Park, Edinburgh on Sunday 25th March. The series of dog walks is firmly established as a...

Buy a burger, save an elephant

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If you buy a burger at The Boozy Cow then you could be helping to save the Asian Elephant.The business is owned by Garreth Wood and since 2014 all profits from The Boozy Cow...

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