(from left) Gail Ward, Highland Council; Fiona Munro, Albyn project Co-ordinator (with scarf); Liberty Bligh, Libertie Project; Ley-Anne Forsyth, Cairn Housing and Amanda Gregory, Highland Council A programme focusing on money saving solutions rolled out across the Highlands has helped local residen
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Spare rooms in people’s homes in Glasgow are to be made available to young people facing the prospect of sleeping rough on the street, under a new initiative launch today by homelessness charity Simon Community Scotland. It is widely recognised that the moment a young person begins sleeping rough,
The Ardenglen team behind The Only Way Is Up with their Big Lottery funding boost Castlemilk has been handed a massive Big Lottery cash boost to make a difference to people’s lives.
An Edinburgh charity has received support from the Big Lottery Fund to run a series of creative writing and performance workshops for people in the city with experience of homelessness. Set up in 2013, Raised Voices believes that through providing a platform where people can create, collaborate and
Jeremy Balfour MSP lodged a Parliamentary Motion commending a charity who received £100K of National Lottery cash to help homeless people in Edinburgh last week. The Edinburgh homelessness charity, Gowrie Care, and the people they support are set to benefit from a National Lottery award from the Bi
Gary Flew Caledonia Housing Association’s volunteer co-ordinator and Gill Donoghue, head of support services at Caledonia Housing Association A volunteer project by Caledonia Housing Association received a boost this week with confirmation of £149,788 of grant funding from the Big Lottery Fund ov
Horizon Housing Association has been awarded a £92,500 grant for an 18 month research project into the allocation of adapted and accessibly designed social housing. The funding, allocated by the Disability Research into Independent Living and Learning (DRILL) programme as part of a £5 million proj
The Nan McKay Hall and Southside Housing Association celebrating the award presented from the Big Lottery Fund and the Scottish Government The community of Pollokshields is celebrating the award of two major grants from the Scottish Government and the Big Lottery Fund for a new community centre.
Spire View's proposed plans for Rainbow HAll Southside Housing Association and Spire View Housing Association are among ten organisations to share more than £10 million of lottery funding for a range of new builds, developments and extensions to buildings for community use.
An innovative project which helps disadvantaged older black and ethnic minority people has received lottery funding of £337,000, enabling the project which is supported by housing associations Trust, Hanover and Bield to continue improving older people’s lives. The Older People Services Project w
Trust Housing Association has received over £300,000 from the Big Lottery Fund Scotland to both continue and develop its services for older people from ethnic minority communities across Scotland. The organisation, which is based in Edinburgh, currently delivers a range of support services to older
A new project will encourage people in Glasgow to help tackle chronic loneliness by visiting neighbours or taking part in phone call schemes to support those who are isolated. The city is one of four areas across the UK which has been chosen for the trial by Campaign to End Loneliness after the char
Govanhill Community Development Trust, part of Govanhill Housing Association, has been awarded £478,565 to help Roma and Slovakian communities in Govanhill. The funding boost from The Big Lottery Fund Scotland will pay for family support programmes, literacy classes and integration projects.
Young people in Glasgow facing the prospect of sleeping rough on the streets are to be provided an emergency bed for the night in a volunteer’s home rather than in a homelessness hostel. Homeless charity Simon Community Scotland has received funding from the Big Lottery Fund to set up a network of
The Link tenant project at Glenpark Gardens, Cambuslang Link Housing Association (part of the Link group) has been awarded a £6,000 funding boost as part of the latest “Awards for All” funding package from the Big Lottery. The funding is for a tenant well-being project at Link’s sheltered hou