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Sally Pritchard explains how science is helping to overcome deprivation in Glasgow communities

Chris Hellawell is empowering the unemployed to go to-ol infinity and beyond with his unique Edinburgh Tool Library charity

Kelly Donaldson explains how some organisations managed to double their membership numbers by taking part in Voluntary Arts Week (6-15 May)

Martin Sime considers the appetite for local democracy reform and what it could mean for Scotland's third sector and communities



Eilidh Rose McEwan says greater linguistic access to British Sign Language is the cure to linguistic inequality for Scotland's deaf community

Scotland's social enterprises offer fantastic alternatives to mainstream presents writes Duncan Thorp