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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 ODD Animals Charity Shop Kirkwall, Orkney Image credit Orkney News Ltd

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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Tasting Solidarity: Inside Garnethill Multicultural Centre Community Food Projects

Entering through the red doors of Garnethill Multicultural Community Centre, you are in for a ...

By Laura Ndanuko, Migrant Women Press

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Football for Palestine

On Saturday, the 25th of November, Petershill Park in Springburn will see eight women and ...

By Zara Grew, Migrant Women Press

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Buses on hope street Glasgow

Review underway in Glasgow to see if full people-friendly ‘avenues’ can be delivered

A review is being carried out into the affordability of the full people-friendly scheme, which ...

By reGlasgow

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Editorial: The Scottish Government needs to support independent media

I missed the Cabinet Secretary for Constitution, External Affairs and Culture, answering a portfolio question ...

By Phyllis Stephen, The Edinburgh Reporter

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The Living Room: Aberdeenshire’s first public living room launched

This week, The Community Collective launches their main project, ‘The Living Room’ located within what ...

By Claire Jessiman, The Bellman

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From football to art classes: How local survivor groups provide a safe haven

Glasgow is one of the highest ranking in terms of domestic abuse incident rates, with ...

By Devon McCole, Greater Govanhill

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Vigils held in Orkney calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza

“We unreservedly condemn the Hamas act of terrorism that led to the Israeli blitz on ...

By Fiona Grahame, The Orkney News

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Shetland: Community projects come to life with a little help from charitable trust

That is the title of a £1.5 million fund run by Shetland Charitable Trust (SCT), ...

By Shetland News

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