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TIDE: Dialogues of Change

This summer in Dunbar, eleven Scottish artists have been selected for the John Muir Open to offer an opportunity to develop their personal environmental practice in a joint exhibition. Titled ‘TIDE’ it aims to continue an already growing dialogue around our relationship with nature, how we live and our impact on the environment; encouraging artists…
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May 7, 2019 0

Digital Access Project

Need help with technology or the Internet? These days knowing how to use technology and the Internet is very important for all kinds of activities, but sometimes you might need some help using your smartphone, tablet or computer to make the most of it. Learning how to use technology can help you with:  Getting…
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May 2, 2019 0

2019 ‘Helping It Happen’ awards open

People across rural Scotland are being urged to share their stories of the work done by local estates, farms and land-based businesses to help their surrounding communities flourish, as nominations for the 2019Helping It Happen Awards get underway. Following two successful years, organiser Scottish Land & Estates has declared the Helping It Happen Awards 2019…
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April 6, 2019 0

ScotRail reminds customers to claim extra compensation

Rail commuters on the North Berwick line are reminded that they will be able to take advantage of ScotRail’s extra compensation offer for the first time this weekend, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March. The additional offer has been introduced for customers most affected by cancellations caused by the need to train drivers and conductors…
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March 19, 2019 0

RHS Greening Grey Britain grants up for grabs

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is calling on communities across Scotland to transform an unloved local space into a green haven this summer. Now in its fourth year, the RHS Greening Grey Britain scheme, supported by M&G Investments, is offering up to 50 intergenerational gardening projects across the UK £500 worth of plants and materials…
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February 15, 2019 0

Wildlife Printmaking Exhibition

2 March – 11 April 201 Scottish Ornithologists’ Club, Aberlady The SOC is delighted to welcome a group of printmakers: Carry Akroyd, Babs Pease, Kelly Stewart and Susie Wright for a group exhibition inspired by wildlife.  For some, Carry Akroyd in particular, wildlife is a central concern and the focus of their art practice, for…
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February 15, 2019 0

Wildlife Printmaking Exhibition: 2 March – 11 April 2019, Scottish Ornithologists’ Club, Aberlady

The SOC is delighted to welcome a group of printmakers: Carry Akroyd, Babs Pease, Kelly Stewart and Susie Wright for a group exhibition inspired by wildlife.  For some, Carry Akroyd in particular, wildlife is a central concern and the focus of her art practice, for others it is a rich source of inspiration to which…
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February 4, 2019 0

More seats for Scotland’s Six Nations clash

ScotRail is adding more seats for fans travelling to Scotland’s Six Nations home game at the BT Murrayfield Stadium this weekend. Scotland play Italy on Saturday 2 February at 2.15pm, and to help the day run smoothly extra carriages will be added to key ScotRail services on the following routes to/from Edinburgh: Fife Circle (Glenrothes…
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January 31, 2019 0

ScotRail Foundation awards £5,000 to Musselburgh project

Three community art projects in Edinburgh are being provided with extra support thanks to almost £12,000 worth of grants from the ScotRail Foundation Cultural and Arts Fund. The ScotRail Foundation is part of the ‘ScotRail in the Community’ initiative and aims to empower residents making a positive difference in their local community. The funding has…
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January 31, 2019 0

ScotRail Alliance joins up with Samaritans to combat the blues with brews

The ScotRail Alliance and Samaritans are asking people to get together on ‘Brew Monday’ for a cuppa and help save a life. Dubbed ‘the most difficult day of the year’, the charity is turning ‘Blue Monday’ on its head and is hoping to banish the January blues by encouraging friends, family and work mates to…
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January 18, 2019 0