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How Can You Support Your Favourite Charity?

By at April 7, 2016 | 7:03 pm | 0 Comment

Charities make an enormous contribution to the quality of life across a variety of sectors, helping many different people. According to the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, there are more than 24,000 registered charities in Scotland alone, and they come in all shapes and sizes. Estimates suggest that more than £10 billion per year is generated in this

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Band of Locals set to tackle Cramond Beach Litter

By at May 7, 2015 | 11:58 am | 0 Comment

The Princes Trust Group, Dalkeith, joins Scott Munro, General Manager M&S Gyle Centre (centre), with findings from today’s beach clean

BAND OF LOCAL M&S VOLUNTEERS SET TO TACKLE CRAMOND BEACH LITTER WITH HELP OF EDINBURGH WESTERN MSP COLIN KEIR  WHEN: Monday 11th May. Beach clean begins at 10.30am.  WHERE: Cramond Causeway, Edinburgh, EH4 6HU. On street parking is available next to the entrance to the beach. WHAT: THIS Monday, the Edinburgh community will descend Cramond Beach as part of

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More than 80,000 Scots aged 65+ often feel lonely

By at May 5, 2014 | 12:46 pm | 0 Comment

Age Scotland

Over a million older people in the UK regularly feel lonely A new survey has found that more than 80,000 people aged 65 plus in Scotland describe themselves as often or always feel lonely. Across the UK as a whole the figure is more than a million. Loneliness is a huge issue which affects people all year round. The survey results, from Age Scotland’s sister charity

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Locals Set To Tackle Edinburgh Beach Litter

By at March 10, 2014 | 10:35 pm | 0 Comment

big beach cleaners

BAND OF LOCAL M&S VOLUNTEERS SET TO TACKLE LITTER ON EDINBURGH BEACHES Part of the Big Beach Clean-up to clear litter on 140 beaches and canals Volunteers treated to beach-side BBQ and M&S voucher Marks & Spencer (M&S) is urging the Edinburgh community to descend on Fisherrow Sands, Hopetoun House and Cramond beaches to free them from litter as part of

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