Archive for January, 2014

St Bart’s

Posted by editor 28/01/2014 0 Comment 3362 views

St Bart’s, happy Perthday

Cafe Art

Posted by editor 28/01/2014 0 Comment 3445 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 4746 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 12155 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 4121 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 5824 views

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

The Engine Shed

Posted by editor 17/01/2014 0 Comment 4216 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 32004 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 8038 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 4089 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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