Building Our Common Future: Stepping Up Our Game
Just Giving removes page raising funds to send Brain family out of Scotland
Spoof page created to raise funds for plane tickets for Brain family removed from site
JUST GIVING has removed a spoof page set up to raise money to send a family previously facing deportation from Scotland “home”.
The charity fundraising site told CommonSpace that a page set up to pay for plane tickets for the Brain family to return to Australia would be taken down from the site as it breeched service terms.
The page was launched late last night by someone claiming to be called Stuart Campbell.
Govanhill Community Trust in fresh bid to save community pool
The group hopes to raise the final £1m needed to end a 16-year campaign to regenerate Govanhill Baths
GOVANHILL Community Trust has kicked off a fresh fundraising campaign in the hope of securing the final £1m required to save Govanhill Baths.
The leisure centre will “transform lives” if it is saved, according to the Trust. It has called upon donors to help it finally raise the £6m sum required to regenerate the facility - in the process gaining a share in the future of the building.
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CommonSpace fundraising drive creates new positions in the team
WE are absolutely delighted to announce we're expanding the CommonSpace team and creating a brand new role in the Glasgow office.
Thanks to the amazing commitment and generousity of our readers during this year's fundraising drive, we're excited to be recruiting CommonSpace's first dedicated news editor.
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WE’RE living through incredible political times, and we've created a new media fit to handle it.
That's the bottom line with CommonSpace and others like it. The digital arena gave an alternative the room to grow, and that alternative is now every bit as much the media as its mainstream counterparts.
Murray's 'PS50 per ace' pledge raises over PS80,000 for Syrian children
'Andy's Aces' initiative will fund 16,000 blankets through charity Unicef
ANDY MURRAY has raised PS83,000 for charity Unicef after his pledge to donate PS50 every time he hit an ace was matched by thousands of others.
Dunblane-born tennis star Murray, who won the Wimbledon tournament in 2013, made the pledge in September 2015 after being moved by the plight of refugees from war-torn Syria.
Bella Caledonia on final push to make fundraising target
Bella Caledonia fundraiser is 93 per cent funded with 24 hours to go.
BELLA Caledonia has just one day left to reach its fundraising goal of PS50,000.
The money will enable the new media blog to keep going up to the Holyrood elections next year.
It has already raised 93 per cent of its target after raising over PS40,000 in a month and is having one final push on indiegogo to get the remaining PS3,550 before the deadline.
Scottish Tories accused of using a disguised charity shop to raise election funds
Conservatives are accused of "hoodwinking" Edinburgh shoppers
EDINBURGH charity shoppers have been told to watch out - as they might end up unwittingly funding the Tory party.
A former beauty salon in Lochrin Buildings in Tollcross has been turned into what appears to be a charity shop selling second hand clothes, crockery and toys.
However, the shop, which has no sign outside it, is in fact run by the Edinburgh Conservative Association and is raising funds to help pay for their election campaign.
Clydesdale women's group launches bra bank appeal in effort to support breast cancer research
WomanKIND is supporting Against Breast Cancer's bra collection which also helps women in developing countries
IN THE ONGOING fight against breast cancer, women in the Lanarkshire and Clydesdale area are being encouraged to donate their unwanted bras to raise funds for the Against Breast Cancer appeal .