Archive for January, 2014

St Bart’s

Posted by editor 28/01/2014 0 Comment 1262 views

St Bart’s, happy Perthday

Cafe Art

Posted by editor 28/01/2014 0 Comment 1396 views

Art, social impact and coffee go hand in hand with Cafe Art. Danielle Aumord checks them out

Home Is Where My Heart Is

Posted by editor 23/01/2014 0 Comment 2328 views

Home Is Where My Heart Is is a simple concept really: A photography-come-calendar project for homeless young people aged between 12 and 25 years of age. It’s run by the Perth based YACWA (Youth Affairs Council for Western Australia) with the sales from the calendar helping to fund its next year’s activities. YAWCA CEO Craig […]

Shabby 2 Chic

Posted by editor 23/01/2014 3 Comments 6443 views

Shabby2Chic helps marginalised people – and old bits of furniture for that matter – to play a useful role in society. Danielle Aumord reports

Furniture Resource Centre

Posted by editor 23/01/2014 0 Comment 1800 views

Times are tough and furniture expensive. Figen Gunes discovers a way forward for low income households

Glasgow Credit Union

Posted by editor 23/01/2014 0 Comment 3048 views

Figen Gunes speaks to an organisation flying the flag for responsible lending

The Engine Shed

Posted by editor 17/01/2014 0 Comment 1997 views

Jenny McBain visits The Engine Shed, an Edinburgh ‘training’ café with a special place in the community

Co-wheels Car Club

Posted by editor 17/01/2014 1 Comment 5570 views

  Co-wheels is a car club reconnecting people, saving the environment, and winning awards! By Figen Gunes

Build On Belief

Posted by editor 14/01/2014 0 Comment 2209 views

Danielle Aumord visits Build On Belief to find staff and clients helping each other to move away from addiction.

Highland Home Carers

Posted by editor 08/01/2014 0 Comment 1354 views

Home caring for the frail or those with disabilities is a commendable enough undertaking, but one unconventional company has taken their commitment to the community to new levels. By Charles Howgego “I would be totally lost without them,” says Helen Henderson from her home in Inverness. The 70-year-old has had mobility issues for some time […]

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