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The Skylark team participants with their finished boat.

Skylark IX Recovery Project: healing through boat building skills

Recovery takes many shapes and sizes, but something magic seems to happen when it brings ...

By Jenny Watson, Clydesider

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Refugee Welcome banner in front of a public building

Opinion: Not My Bill

The UK Government is passing legislation that paves the way for state-enforced harm, exploitation, and ...

By Sabrina Galella, Migrant Women Press

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Alysha Hayes, SNP Fife Councillor with pupils.

Crail Junior Community Council

In Crail, the Junior Community Council met with Councillor Hayes in the first JCC meeting ...

By Jenni Britain, Crail Matters

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A conversation with Roza Salih, the first refugee councillor in Scotland.

Last year, during the previous Scottish local elections results in May, the news spotlight was ...

By Juliana da Penha, Migrant Women Press

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Clydebank Men’s Shed

Billy Connolly famously joked, “Where do all the old guys go? Where are all the ...

By Anni Jordan, Clydesider

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A group of primary school children preparing to plant trees

Adopt a tree day: Pupils from a local primary school in Edinburgh learn the benefits of planting trees

Is it a plum, or is it an apple tree? We’re not too sure yet, ...

By Shona Harrower, C&B News

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Mikey and Missy Logan

West Dunbartonshire siblings challenge Down Syndrome stigma

Siblings from West Dunbartonshire are ambassadors for the second year at a national campaign changing ...

By Angela Clark, Clydesider

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Graeme Whitlie, Funeral Director and Pauline Dickson, Branch Administrator

Midlothian funeral director gives advice on how to speak with someone facing loss

Death, grief, bereavement are still taboo subjects for many of us in the UK. When ...

By Graeme Whitlie, The Midlothian View

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Black mother and child by Andrae Ricketts @Unsplash

At the sharp end: Cost-of-living crisis impact higher on asylum seeker mothers

Mothers seeking asylum in the UK face the worst experiences in providing for their children ...

By Juliana da Penha, Migrant Women Press

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In remembrance: Duncan Campbell

Duncan Campbell, who died on Tuesday, 18 April 2023, was a name often found in ...

By Paul Fisher Cockburn, C&B News

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