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Moray Sports Centre

Opening its doors in the summer of 2019, Moray Sports Centre is the realisation of an ambitious project to bring world class facilities to the Highlands.

Established in 2015, the Moray Sports Foundation set out to widen access to professional-standard sports facilities for communities in the North of Scotland.

Moray Sports Centre (MSC) believes that in getting more people, more active, more often, it can establish a foun….


Moray Sports Centre

Posted August 2019

Opening its doors in the summer of 2019, Moray Sports Centre is the realisation of an ambitious project to bring world class facilities to the Highlands. Established in 2015, the Moray Sports Foundation set out to widen access to professional-standard sports facilities for communities in the North of Scotland. Moray Sports Centre (MSC) believes that […]

Kilmory Haven

Posted August 2019

Kilmory Haven is a community-owned enterprise based on the Isle of Arran. Comprised of a public hall, a bunkhouse and a member’s lodge, the Haven provides a range of services – all to the benefit of the local community. Kilmory Public Hall was built in the early 1930s by public subscription and volunteer labour to […]

Recycle Mobility Centre

Posted August 2019

Recycle Mobility Centre (RMC) is a Community Interest Company which began trading in March 2014 – with the aim of providing predominantly second-hand & reconditioned mobility equipment for those who can least afford to buy new equipment. There have been major changes affecting disabled and elderly people due to the welfare reform and pension crisis […]

All Together Edinburgh

Posted July 2019

All Together Edinburgh is a social enterprise with charitable status. It was set up in 2010 after recognising that there were very few training opportunities for people with learning disabilities to work in a customer-facing environment. Their mission is to “create training and employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities,” and it is committed to […]

The Community Partnership

Posted July 2019

The Community Partnership (CP) is a membership organisation run by its members for the benefit of all communities in and around Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. CP’s main aims are to build strong and vibrant communities, encourage communities to take part in their own development, and to bring communities together to learn and […]

Pushing Out the Boat

Posted July 2019

Pushing Out the Boat (POTB), North-East Scotland’s unique literary and arts journal, publishes high-quality prose, poetry and art selected from a unique blend of the global and the local. In its pages are artists and writers from all around the world, as well as just around the corner, creating a linguistic mix that welcomes Doric, […]

Social Stories Club

Posted July 2019

Social Stories Club creates socially-conscious gift boxes that tell stories of social change in an exciting and colourful way. All their products contribute towards positive social change. They believe the best way for people to learn about social change is through the art of storytelling, so they include a story card in all their gift boxes, sharing […]

Jangling Space

Posted July 2019

Jangling Space is about being collaborative, they seek to involve people as both thinker and doer in all of their work.  By making things together at Jangling Space, they wish share ideas and skills naturally with one another. Members share their knowledge, skills and abilities with each other.  They all teach each other – all […]

Grace Chocolates

Posted June 2019

Grace Chocolates Joyce began volunteering at the family Hub centre at Cornton Vale HMP and YOI when it opened in 2013. Until that point she had no involvement with the criminal justice system but hearing the stories of the women and their families touched her heart. By 2017 the idea of supporting the women through […]

The Women’s Centre (Glasgow)

Posted June 2019

The Women’s Centre is a charitable organisation founded in 1994. The centre presents a safe, positive and accessible environment. We encourage and support women to develop confidence, combat social isolation, promote learning new skills, raise their aspirations and achieve their potential. Core Services include: The Changing Lives, Shaping Futures programme provides support in the following […]

Unlock Employment and Empowerment CIC

Posted June 2019

Unlock Employment delivers a range of services across employability, skills and support services empowering the disadvantage into employment – offering innovative and reliable solutions to support people to obtain real employer-led skills, Information, advice and guidance, job opportunities and vocational training. At Unlock Employment, they have products and services to help jobseekers and employers with […]

Hope Amplified

Posted June 2019

Hope Amplified is a community-led organisation which works to support children and families from disadvantaged backgrounds to meet their full potential and participate fully in society. Working with partners across the public and third sector, Hope Amplified has developed a range of initiatives to help people develop their social, financial, employability and life skills. Its […]