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Glasgow City Council is selling off a package of primary schools
Date: 27th Mar 2008
Glasgow City Council is selling off a package of primary schools for private sector development. LPL campaigns for `community right to buy` legislation to be extended to urban areas so that these precious facilities can be retained by the communities they were built to serve...more

Capitals New Credit Union Current Account
Credit Union
Date: 19th Mar 2008
Capital will be one of the first credit unions in the UK to offer banking services to all Members. ...more

Community pledges thousands for bank
The Queanbeyan Age
Date: 19th Mar 2008
Recent meetings between the Jerrabomberra community and Bendigo bank looked promising, with people already pledging thousands of dollars towards the project....more

Scottish health projects forced to scale back as cash crisis bites
Barry McCarthy
Date: 19th Mar 2008
More than 70% of community health initiatives in Scotland will have to close services by the end of the month because of a funding crisis, a national agency has warned....more

Scots get say over how £57.7m of rural funding is spent
Date: 19th Mar 2008
Rural communities across Scotland will share £57.7m to grow local their economies, improve rural facilities and conserve the environment. ...more

SBC's Social Enterprise of the Year Award
Date: 18th Mar 2008
SBC's Social Enterprise of the Year Award is now open for entries....more

Charity Commission ‘on collision course with judges’, warns schools body
Ian Allsop
Date: 13th Mar 2008
The Charity Commission is on a collision course with judges following the publication of draft supplementary guidance on public benefit and fee-charging charities today, according to the Independent Schools Council (ISC). ...more

Voluntary groups praised as they scoop national recycling awards
Brian Donnelly
Date: 13th Mar 2008
Community groups were recognised for their recycling efforts yesterday as a conference heard how such voluntary organisations will play an even greater role in dealing with the global energy crisis....more

Putting communities in control
Jane Clee
Date: 7th Mar 2008
Communities Secretary Hazel Blears has today announced radical plans to unlock talent in local communities and give people a real say on improving local services and promoting active citizenship....more

Strong Support for the Third Sector
The Scottish Government
Date: 7th Mar 2008
Finance Secretary John Swinney today announced details of how more than £30m of support from the Third Sector Development Programme is to be allocated....more
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