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Charity of the month – Oban Phoenix Cinema

1st August 2022
At the turn of the 21st century 'The Highland Theatre' was situated at the top of George Street, and had served the town well for many decades. However, in 2010 it sadly closed its doors for the last time, and the people of Oban were suddenly confronted with having to drive for 100 miles to [...]

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Charity of the month – TLC Childrens Trust

1st July 2022
TLC Children's Trust provides for 56 children at the Home of Peace Children’s Home in Kenya. The Home of Peace Children’s Home is registered with the Kenyan Government and subject to regular inspections by the Dept. of Children’s Services. The children are placed with us by the Children’s Court who also review their committal on [...]

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Charity of the month – Greek Cat Welfare Society Uk

1st June 2022
Since 1992 we have been promoting the care and welfare of cats in Greece. Our main strategy is to support neutering of colonies of stray cats to reduce breeding. Trap, neuter and return (TNR) is now recognised to be the only humane, effective method of reducing a stray cat population. Over time TNR will greatly [...]

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Charity of the month – Colony Park Football Club

10th May 2022
Colony Park Football Club - With almost 500 players aged from 6-19 years old in 18 teams supported by a dedicated team of 90 volunteer coaches, we are one of the largest youth football clubs in north-east Scotland. Our silverware includes multiple league and cup trophies. As a community club with registered charity status, our [...]

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Charity of the month – Phoenix Enterprises

6th April 2022
Phoenix Enterprises is an independent social enterprise whose commercial activities support training and employment opportunities for people in the Swindon area with mental health issues. Founded in 2002, it is both a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee governed by a small non-executive Board of Directors. Our mission is to work with adults [...]

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Charity of the month – Assist Neighbourhood Care

1st March 2022
Assist Neighbourhood Care is a community and voluntary organisation based in Withington, South Manchester. Our priorities are to reduce social isolation in the community, provide volunteering opportunities and enable people to continue living independently. We provide a range of support services and activities for older people designed to help them continue to live independent, active [...]

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Charity of the month – Airdrie Foodbank

1st February 2022
Airdrie Foodbank is run by Calderbank Parish Church and its volunteers, in association with the Trussell Trust. We don't think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That's why we provide three days' nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. We are part [...]

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Charity of the month – Lomond Mountain Rescue Team

4th January 2022
Lomond is one of the busiest Mountain Rescue Teams in Scotland. Assisting walkers and climbers for fifty years, since its foundation in 1967. Covering an area of over 1000 square miles in one of the most popular mountain areas of Scotland. The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park sees two million visitors a year, 60,000 [...]

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British Sign Language (BSL) Courses

11th December 2021
Strictly’s Rose Led to Spike in BSL Course Sign Ups The day after Rose Ayling-Ellis' appearance on Strictly Come Dancing, the British Sign Language (BSL) Courses website reportedly saw a 2,844% increase in signups for their pay what you can training programmes. Seeing a well-known actress, who is deaf, using sign language on prime-time television made [...]

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How to Get Paid on Time

7th December 2021
Freelancers: How to get paid on time Ask any freelancer their biggest bugbear at work and I would hazard a guess that it’s something to do with not getting paid on time. A brief scroll through social media will show you a world in which freelance workers, in all industries, are becoming increasingly frustrated. Late [...]

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