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Join @SocEntEdinburgh next Friday as it launches its fourth #SocEnt strategy. The launch will also celebrate the 5th birthday of the 'Buy The Good Stuff' brand, and the History of Social Enterprise in Scotland exhibition. eventbrite.co.uk/e/e…

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7th January 2019

Feasibility study for Kinloch Rannoch site

Rannoch Community Trust (RCT) is considering the acquisition of a derelict plot of land in the centre of Kinloch Rannoch in order to develop it for affordable housing to meet local housing need (a hou…
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18th December 2018

Denis Law Legacy Trust announce second ‘Cruyff Court’

Simon Wood of the Cruyff Foundation was delighted to reveal at the Denis Law Legacy Trust fundraising dinner on 23rd November that a second Cruyff Court is heading to Aberdeen. After the great succ…
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18th December 2018

£2.2m arts hub in the Highlands offers creative industries a new…

Wasps’ major new arts hub has opened in Inverness, following a £2.25million renovation of the former Inverness Royal Academy’s Midmills Building. The opening of the Inverness Creative Academy her…
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18th December 2018

Spartans Community Football Academy celebrates 10 years in the co…

On Wednesday December 5 the Spartans Community Football Academy celebrated 10 years at its home in North Edinburgh. This community-focused facility has two full-sized football pitches, a 5-a-side p…
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18th December 2018

Partnership deal for social care aids

Respite Now CIC and WellScot have entered into a partnership agreement to market and sell social care aids. WellScot is a new social enterprise supporting the aims and objectives of the Scottish Pe…
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18th December 2018

Health SEN member increases services to tackle isolation over fes…

Glasgow-based social enterprise Good Morning Service (GMS) will be increasing its services to reduce the effects of loneliness and social isolation over the festive period. GMS has been providing …
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26th November 2018

NHS Health Scotland recommendations on reducing food poverty

See NHS Health Scotland's recommendations on how to reduce food poverty in Scotland. You can see the full report here: http://www.healthscotland.scot/media/2222/food-poverty.pdf   The g…
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26th November 2018

Twenty Scots social enterprises to benefit from new funding model

Twenty social enterprises from across Scotland have kicked off a match-up funding programme. The Social Entrepreneurs Trade Up Programme is the first time the new funding scheme called Match Trad…
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21st November 2018

New Chief Executive for Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire

[caption id="attachment_53611" align="alignnone" width="150"] Maddy Halliday[/caption] Third Sector Interface Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire have appointed Maddy Halliday as new Chief Executive…
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21st November 2018

Zero waste shop opens in Edinburgh following funding

Zero waste supermarket The Eco Larder opened this week following a £5000 Start It award from social enterprise development agency, Firstport. Matthew Foulds, co-founder of The Eco Larder, was one …
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14th November 2018

Scottish Maritime Museum

Scottish Maritime Museum welcomes one of only 50 world-wide seaworthy Fife of Fairlie yachts to the national heritage collection   A stunning, hundred year old William Fife III sailing ya…
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14th November 2018

Knockengorroch’s ‘Oran Bagraidh’ album launches at Celtic C…

Knockengorroch’s ‘Oran Bagraidh’ album launches at Celtic Connections Saturday 2 February Mitchell Theatre 7pm Tickets here   The Oran Bagraidh album was created during the Knockengo…