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Equality News Update: Barrhead Men's Shed gets £2,000 boost from Age Scotland

A SUPPORT group which aims to reduce isolation among elderly people has been boosted by a charity grant.

Barrhead Men’s Shed received £1,910 from Age Scotland and this will be used to buy new tools and safety equipment. 195 more words


10 National Lottery funded summer activities

National Lottery players help to fund plenty of attractions and local projects throughout Scotland that not only improve the well-being of peoples and communities where they are located, but are also great places for you and your family to visit during the summer holidays. 730 more words


Research and teaching workshop: Last day to sign up!

Registration for our Research and Teaching Workshop, taking place at the University of Sheffield on Tuesday 18th July, will close tomorrow at 12pm. We still have a very limited number of spaces available for anyone keen to participate in the event, which will feature contributions from: 108 more words


A Slow Goodbye

I was lucky enough to take a group of folks with disabilities to the Kiwanis Lodge near a beautiful mountain lake yesterday and enjoy burgers, a pontoon boat ride, and the classic 1929 lodge on an incredible sunny day. 123 more words

Cultural Observations

British Ecological Society Outreach Grants (UK)

The British Ecological Society has announced that its Outreach Grants programme will re-open for applications in July 2017.

Through the programme, individuals and organisations such as schools, museums, libraries and community groups will be able to apply for grants to promote ecological science to a wide audience. 67 more words

Funding Updates

Pop up concerts in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

Two pop up concerts are taking place next week in Huddersfield and Dewsbury to mark the culmination of Sing Out to Reach Out.

Twenty schools and nine community groups have been meeting together to get to know one another better and celebrate the special things about themselves and their neighbourhoods. 296 more words

Events & Leisure

Equality News Update: Charities unite to beat the need for foodbanks

Major Scottish charities are combining in a project to help people in deprived communities combat food insecurity.

They will work together to provide co-ordinated support aimed at reducing the need for and reliance on emergency food aid. 234 more words