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Hibs ace Marvin Bartley in bid to help Grenfell fire victims

Hibernian star Marvin Bartley has appealed to the sporting world to help him raise money for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire so that they can start to rebuild their lives.

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Mud snail. Picture: Buglife

Scotland’s rare pond mud snail wins lottery backing

BUGLIFE project ‘Marvellous Mud Snails’ has won National Lottery support to help the rare Pond mud snail in Scotland

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Gordon Aikman. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Gordon Aikman wins top award for his MND campaigning

MND fundraiser Gordon Aikman has won the 2017 Scottish Charity Award for his Fightback campaign.

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EY praised Cornerstone chief Edel Harris for her 'passion, drive and strategic mindset'. Picture: Contributed

Cornerstone charity boss Edel Harris wins entrepreneur award

Edel Harris was last night named EY Scotland Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 at an awards ceremony at Gleneagles.

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Kieran's mum is joined on the memorial bench by his classmates Carli Deacon and Mikey Maver. Picture: supplied

Schoolbench unveiled at Moray school in memory of pupil

Classmates at a Moray primary school have unveiled a playground bench in memory of seven-year-old Kieran McQuillan who was tragically killed in a road accident.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Phil O'Donnell.

Celtic hero Phil O’Donnell’s daughter leads charity walk

A FUNDRAISING trek along the West Highland Way in tribute to the former Celtic and Motherwell player has been led by his daughter, Megan.

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Scottish amputee football team to head to europe thanks to support from Muir Group. Picture: Supplied

Scotland’s amputee football team to make European debut

A TEAM of Scottish amputee football players is to play in a tri-nation tournament in the Netherlands.

Edinburgh, Fife & Lothians
Charity warns of dogs being kept in hot cars. Picture: Julie Bell

Scottish SPCA receives record calls of dogs in hot cars

The Scottish SPCA has launched their campaign for 2017 to tackle the ongoing issue of dogs being left alone in cars over the summer months.

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Ellie Livingston at Ravelrig Riding for the Disabled. Picture: Supplied

Cash boost for riding school providing therapy for disabled

GENEROUS staff at ­Edinburgh-based housebuilder CALA raised more than £1700 for a charity that ­provides therapy for disabled ­individuals through riding.

Edinburgh, Fife & Lothians
Yvonne Jeffery with her mum, dementia sufferer Mary Devanney, and Corinne Barrett, trauma liaison nurse practitioner at Wishaw General Hospital. Picture supllied

Wishaw Hospital dementia patients to get Theatre Buddy

WISHAW General Hospital in North Lanarkshire is once again at the forefront of helping people with dementia with a new ‘Theatre Buddy’ scheme.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
JK Rowling has become a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour for her services to literature and philanthropy. Picture: Dan Hallman/Invision/AP

JK Rowling becomes Companion of Honour for charity work

She is one of the world’s most successful authors and has made millions through her stories that captivated a worldwide audience.

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David Tennant with the winning card. Picture: Supplied

David Tennant picks Father’s Day card competition winners

FORMER Dr Who actor David Tennant has taken time out from his busy theatre schedule to judge a Father’s Day competition run by Scottish charity Circle.

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Andrew Mickel, director of Mactaggart & Mickel, is greeted by Steven Dixon, chair of Dalkeith Thistle Community FC and their youths. Picture: Supplied

£25k cash boost for Dalkeith Thistle Community Football Club

​​SCOTTISH amateur footballers now have a new astroturf training area thanks to a £25,000 sponsorship deal.

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ComputerXplorers is among the projects to have been backed by the Digital Xtra Fund. Picture: Tom Finnie

Charity pledges funding boost for kids’ digital skills

Projects aimed at nurturing the next generation of digital talent could be in line for a financial boost from a newly-formed charity.

Tech
Work being completed on Cumnock Swimming Pool. Picture: Dumfries House Trust/Facebook

Refurbished New Cumnock open air pool to get Royal welcome

It was built in 1966 and is one of the few remaining open air swimming pools in Scotland.

Media & Leisure
Dundonnell mountain rescue volunteers, family and friends at new base. Picture: Supplied

New base opens for Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team

A NEW base for Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team at Dingwall Business Park has officially been opened by rescue veteran Dave ‘Heavy’ Whalley.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Lorraine McGrath has taken on dual chief executive role for two charities. Picture: Supplied

Homeless charities join forces to help rough sleepers

IMPROVED services for people sleeping rough on the streets of Edinburgh and Glasgow are expected following a deal struck between two charities specialising in ‘outreach work’.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Pauline Cafferkey with orphans of Ebola who are being helped by the charity in Sierra Leone. Picture: PA

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey in Sierra Leone fundraiser run

A nurse who survived after contracting the killer Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has returned from an “emotional” fund-raising trip to the country.

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Ladies Lunch raises thousands for Spina Bifida charity. Picture: Supplied

Glasgow Ladies Lunch raises £21k for Spina Bifida charity

TV interior designer John Amabile and Britain’s Got Talent’s Edward Reid got the party started for 340 women who celebrated Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland’s 11th annual Ladies Lunch.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
One of the six stoats found alive. Picture: Colin Seddon/SSPCA

Orphaned baby stoats being cared for by Scottish SPCA

AN animal welfare charity is caring for several young stoats after being discovered in North Kessock, Inverness.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
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