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Andrea Cail: Help stroke victims regain the power of speech

Oxfam's Byers Road store in Glasgow is the charity's biggest success story - thanks to customers' love affair with vinyl and CDs

Surge in vinyl sales helps boost charity shop profits

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The Ripple Retreat, which has opened on the shores of Loch Venachar in The Trossachs

Ripple Retreat offers haven for Scots families affected by cancer


Leader comment: A word of thanks to Scotland’s volunteers


Pictures: Hearts and Hibs open doors to feed 200 on Christmas

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Edinburgh Sleep in the park events raises over £4m

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Bob Geldof says Scottish couple tried to donate house sale proceeds to Band Aid

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Here's where you can donate this Christmas. Picture: Edinburgh Food Project Facebook page

Where to drop off food bank donations in Edinburgh this Christmas

Workers describe what it's like working in an Edinburgh Foodbank over Christmas. Picture: TSPL

What’s it like working in an Edinburgh foodbank over Christmas?


Vittoria restaurant donates mass pizza delivery to Edinburgh homeless

Social Investment Scotland chief executive Alastair Davis. Picture: Greg Macvean

Asda community schemes fund hits £1m loans milestone

Founders4Schools aims to help pupils improve their chances in the world of work. Picture: Michael Gillen

Double win for Stirling in Founders4Schools awards

Social Bite is among Scotland's raft of social enterprises. Picture: Greg Macvean

Scotland sees jump in social enterprises as sector booms


Rhona Hutchon: Taking a bite out of disadvantaged beginnings


Ethical beer brand Brewgooder appoints ‘chief well digger’


BrewDog pledges to give staff and charities 20% of profits

Former Lib-Dem leader Nick Clegg is to receive a knighthood in the New Year's Honours list according to reports. Picture: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Nick Clegg to be awarded ‘knighthood in New Year’s Honours’

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A base of blended Scotch whisky, with smooth honey, zesty tangerines, sweet almonds and aromatic spices.

The unlikely origin of one of the world’s finest liqueurs

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Speed skater Elise Christie. Picture:

Elise Christie is lone Scot on BBC Sports Personality list

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Teen Aberdeen siblings make list of top 100 Young Poets of the Year


Calls for Aung San Suu Kyi to be stripped of Edinburgh freedom


Edinburgh eatery named Restaurant of the Year