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New community shop bids to solve Govanhill problems
The Evening Times, by Catriona Stewart
Date: 29th Mar 2017

A new community shop is aiming to tackle problems affecting Govanhill.

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12 Days to Raise £12,000! Carbeth Needs Your Help!
Carbeth Hutters Community Company Newsletter
Date: 29th Mar 2017

We have 12 days to raise £12,000. 

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The House of Lords Report on Charities: What you need to know
NCVO, by Karl wilding
Date: 29th Mar 2017

The House of Lords select committee on charities has now published its report, entitled Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society. 

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Capercaillie Cruisers Ltd Press Release – No Embargo
Company Statement
Date: 22nd Mar 2017

Capercaillie Cruisers has been providing narrowboat holidays on the Lowland Canals since 2003, following the re-opening of the canals and the development of the Falkirk Wheel.  

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Muirfield golf club overturns men-only policy
BBC News
Date: 15th Mar 2017
Muirfield golf club has voted to admit women as members for the first time in its history.
 
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State of the unionists: new test for pro-UK Scots
Politico, by David Torrance
Date: 15th Mar 2017

In the Central Lobby of the Palace of Westminster are four large mosaic panels depicting the patron saints of the United Kingdom’s four constituent nations — David (Wales), George (England), Andrew (Scotland) and Patrick (Ireland). 

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Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There by Rutger Bregman – review
Our Daily Read, by Will Hutton
Date: 15th Mar 2017

The Dutch historian’s blueprint for a liberal paradise is challenging in places but pure fantasy elsewhere

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It's time to prepare for a second Scottish referendum
The Spectator, by Alex Massie
Date: 8th Mar 2017

On 24 June last year, in the Georgian splendour of her official residence in Edinburgh’s Charlotte Square, Scotland’s First Minister offered her reaction to Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. Since Scottish voters endorsed Remain, it was now, Nicola Sturgeon said, ‘highly likely’ there would be another referendum on Scottish independence

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‘Charities need to return to the values that differentiate us’
Civil Society News, by Kirsty Weakley
Date: 1st Mar 2017

The charity sector needs to “return the values that differentiate” it from the public and private sectors, Paul Streets, chief executive if the Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales, said last night. 

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Rail consultation: Government urged to reconnect communities across Scotland
Transform Scotland, by Colin Howden
Date: 1st Mar 2017

Transform Scotland has today urged the Scottish Government to investigate the reopening of former rail routes across Scotland to reconnect communities with the rest of the country.

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