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​Partnerships of charities and community groups are being urged to apply for a grant of up to £1 million to finance their ultimate project

Aberdeen Community Energy (ACE) has announced that its flagship community renewable energy project, The Donside Hydro, is now open for investment


Edinburgh's giant pandas mark their birthday with some mega-lols (lollies, that is)

People with learning disabilities must be more involved in decisions that affect their lives, according to the National Involvement Network.

Humanists' guide to opting out of religion at school

The Social Bite cafe, which donates its profits to homeless causes, has seen a tenfold increase in its corporate catering business.

Regular customers will be able to pay meals forward for homeless people who will also be offered training opportunities with top chef Martin Wishart

Working parents across Scotland are being let down by a lack of flexibility in the nursery system, according to the Fair Funding for our Kids campaign.

Barnardo's hope the classes will boost the confidence of those imprisoned at Polmont Young Offenders Institute