Daily Archive: June 18, 2017

Volunteers play a vital role in Edinburgh

Nigel Green, Royal Voluntary Service Operations Manager for Edinburgh, praises our vital volunteers: As pressure on health and social care services increases, more volunteers are stepping forward to offer their time. Royal Voluntary Service,...

What does equality mean to you?

Voices of Edinburgh exhibition: Edinburgh’s Equality and Rights Network showcases real voices of the city Edinburgh’s Equality and Rights’ Network (EaRN) has launched Voices of Edinbugh,  an exhibition designed to promote dialogue  about equality and rights issues in the city. The exhibition opened on Friday and will run until 2 July in Gallery 3 of Edinburgh Palette.

Cash boost for community book festival

An annual book festival aimed at boosting literacy among children from an under-resourced Edinburgh community has been given a £1,000 boost thanks to a regional builder. Persimmon Homes East Scotland was so impressed with the...

£3.8 million for volunteering projects

Emphasis on encouraging diversity amongst Scotland’s volunteers More people will have the chance to take part in volunteering as a result of £3.8 million funding announced today (Sunday). The Volunteering Support Grant  will be made...