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Nick McGowan-Lowe, Rachel Hamada, Richard Walker and Joyce Macmillan discuss SPIJI and the No News is Bad News event in Edinburgh

Journalism experts call for government support for a Scottish Public Interest Journalism Institute

Journalism experts called for the Scottish Government to support the development of the Public Interest ...

By Roisin McCann, The Scottish Beacon

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Richard Leonard speaking at the No News Is Bad News event | Photo by Iain McLellan

Richard Leonard MSP calls for a Scottish government fund to relocalise and democratise media ownership

Delivering opening remarks at The Scottish Beacon’s Indie News Week event MSP Richard Leonard delivered ...

By Devon McCole, The Scottish Beacon

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Indie news publishers call for Scottish Government support to help local news thrive

On 7 June, over 80 people from across Scotland and beyond gathered in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket ...

By Eve Livingston | Photos by Iain McLellan

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Some of Scotland's community spaces

The Scottish Beacon collaborative: What’s happening to Scotland’s community spaces?

“The guy who started it all off had seen the state of the Millburn Church ...

By By Devon McCole, The Scottish Beacon.

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Where the Heavens Meet the Stars: A Visionary Project for Doon Valley’s Future

Over the past few years it feels like the Doon Valley has seen the sad ...

By Doon Valley Gazette

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The Glenkens Community Centre building. Courtesy of the Glenkens Gazette.

From Schoolhouse to Community Hub: The Glenkens Community Centre’s Remarkable Journey

Built as a school in the late 19th Century, the building which is now the ...

By Becca Nelson, Glenkens Gazette

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The Friends of St Ninian’s: preserving Deerness’ local heritage

Reusing church buildings for the wider community supports their preservation and provides a space where ...

By Fiona Grahame, Orkney News

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Village church saved by its community

Nestled along the historic route connecting Balloch and Stirling, an 1800s church sits on the ...

By Harvey Smart, The Clydesider

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No News Is Bad News: Help Indie News Thrive

No news is good news…  Or is it? Without news, how would you know about ...

By The Scottish Beacon

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Edinburgh Council - LEZ introduction which begins on 1st June 2024

Edinburgh Low Emission Zone enforcement begins on Saturday

A scheme that restricts the most polluting vehicles entering the city centre of the capital ...

By Luke Jackson, Midlothian View

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‘No News is Bad News’ Scottish Beacon event to explore future of local news

Journalism today is at a crossroads. Old models based on commercial advertising are no longer ...

By The Scottish Beacon

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A letter from Scotland on the housing emergency

Scotland has an official “housing emergency”. The Scottish Parliament declared this to be so on ...

By John Knox

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