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Forging the Path: the rise of Black migrant women entrepreneurs in Scotland

The UK Government’s most recent laws on migration, such as the Illegal Immigration Act 2023 ...

By Ana Dutra Tagliati

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Rani of Jhansi by Ramu and Shubho Karmakar | Photo by Miriam Ali for Greater Govanhill

City of Empire: New exhibition unveils Glasgow’s colonial legacy 

City of Empire, a new permanent exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum unpacks Glasgow’s ...

By Samar Jamal, Greater Govanhill

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From Isolation to Empowerment: Meet Glasgow’s Feel Good Women

Words by Samar Jamal | Photos by Rizwana Saeed At the Neighbourhood Centre on Daisy ...

By Samar Jamal, Greater Govanhill

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Culturally Sensitive Support: Sahara’s Response to Domestic Violence

“I felt I had the label of being a Muslim, someone who wears the hijab, ...

By Samar Jamal

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Orkney Library: And So Much More

Local Authorities seeking budget cuts have looked to what they see as a softer option ...

By Fiona Grahame

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Council Convener Rejects Palestine Ceasefire Motion

IS DISCUSSING a motion that calls for a permanent ceasefire in the war between Hamas ...

By Hans J Marter

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Campaign to reopen Edinburgh’s Radical Road

Campaigners have begun an urgent petition calling on Historic Environment Scotland (HES) to reopen Edinburgh’s ...

By The Edinburgh Reporter

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Govanhill Foodbanks Under Pressure with Donations Decreasing as Need Rises

During lockdown, Greater Govanhill reported on how some community spaces, in Glasgow’s Southside, were supporting ...

By Samar Jamal

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Community Food Larders in East and Central Sutherland

Community Larders offer the opportunity to charities and community groups to address food poverty while ...

By Silvia Muras, Kyle Chronicle

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Foodbank service manager David Grieve (left) with volunteers Peter Johnson, Kathleen Johnson, Morag Maver, Jenny Charman, Sue O’Dell and Rose Neise. Photo: Shetland News

Shetland: Well-supported foodbank essential for many in the isles

As the demand for emergency food parcels during the ongoing cost of living crisis rises, ...

By Hans J Marter, Shetland News

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The Orkney Pet Foodbank: Protecting Pets From Rising Food Costs 

The price of food in October 2023 was around 30 percent higher than it was ...

By Fiona Grahame, Orkney News

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Edinburgh: Helping the Ukrainian community often begins with food

Food is at the centre of everything for most Ukrainians. Many of them have somewhere ...

By Phyllis Stephen, The Edinburgh Reporter

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