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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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Photo courtesy of Association of Ukrainians Great Britain in Edinburgh

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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Community fo Food receiving a cheque for £3000

Why We’re Supporting Community for Food in Currie and Balerno

At Currie, Balerno and District Round Table (CBDRT) we’re constantly impressed by the dedication of ...

By Susie Bass and Alasdair Gordon, Currie Balerno & District Round Table for C&B News

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Broughton Street

Hunger Close to Home in Broughton, Edinburgh

Broughton may look and feel like a relatively affluent area. But behind the scenes, a ...

By Broughton Spurtle

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Food bank use in West Dunbartonshire | Photo by Caroline Finn

Scotland communities rally to support increasing number of people requiring food assistance

The Trussell Trust charity recently revealed that they had distributed 128,490 emergency food parcels in ...

By The Scottish Beacon Reporters

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No local foodbank in Crail, but community lunches offer vital support

Although the Crail community is often characterised as containing a large and affluent retired population, ...

By Julie Middleton, Crail Matters

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How Smart Works is Helping Unemployed Women Dress for Success

Smart Works help women secure a job, through their clothing service, interview practices, CV workshops. ...

By Melanie Goldberg, Greater Govanhill

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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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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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