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#LovetoUPCYCLE: Rags to Riches

#LovetoUPCYCLE: Rags to Riches As part of our #LovetoUPCYCLE campaign, we find out all about the wonderful Glasgow-based group, Rags to Riches. Tell us a bit about yourselves – Rags to Riches is a social enterprise run under the auspices of the Govanhill Baths Community Trust. We strive to improve the health and wellbeing of Govanhill community, paired with environmental and societal

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Invite to Llanelli Multicultural Network’s AGM

Invite to Llanelli Multicultural Network’s AGM Llanelli Multicultural Network (LMCN) is holding its Annual General Meeting on Sunday 14 February 2016, 3pm at St Paul’s Family Centre, Ger Y Llan, Llanelli SA15 1DN.  All are welcome, and they hope to see as many as possible at the meeting. Tea and coffee will be available. If you need any more details please email or or tel: Ann Evans on 07952-128108

Creative Scene Awards for Volunteering in the Arts, Kirklees

Creative Scene is honouring the big contribution that local volunteers make to their programme by supporting The Mayor of Kirklees, Councillor Paul Kane in his Volunteer Appreciation event in Batley on Saturday 13 February 2016. Creative Scene will be sponsoring a special award on the night for Volunteering in the Arts, to honour 2 volunteers

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#lovetoUPCYCLE: Eco Savvy

#lovetoUPCYCLE: Eco Savvy We talk to Eco Savvy, one of the partners in Arran Woollen Woods last year, to find out more about why they #lovetoUPCYCLE on the isle of Arran . . .  What is Eco Savvy? Eco Savvy was founded when a need was identified for an environmental group to work towards Zero Waste on the Isle of Arran.

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Community Cinema Info Days

Thinking of setting up a film society, pop up screening, or community cinema in your area? Already running one, but want to find out what support/ funding is available? Want to share ideas and experiences with similar groups? Cinema for All is hosting a series of community cinema info days during the last week in

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#lovetoUPCYCLE: Glasgow Play-Resource Association Scrapstore

#lovetoUPCYCLE: Glasgow Play-Resource Association Scrapstore The Glasgow Play-Resource Association Scrapstore is an Aladdin’s cave of weird and wonderful materials that can be used in all sorts of creative ways. We find out more about Glasgow’s best kept secret . . . What is the Glasgow Play-Resource Association Scrapstore and why was it set-up? The scrapstore was set-up to rescue and give new life to materials that

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#lovetoUPCYCLE: GladRags Thrift

#lovetoUPCYCLE: GladRags Thrift We catch up with GladRags Thrift  in Glasgow to find out about their latest campaign – ‘GLAD TO BE SOMETHING NEW’. Read on for more information and to see how you can get involved . . . What is GladRag Thrift? We are a not-for-profit co-operative shop based in the Southside of Glasgow, selling pre-owned ladies and gents clothing and

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#lovetoUPCYCLE: Remake Scotland

#lovetoUPCYCLE: Remake Scotland We find out why Remake Scotland #lovetoUPCYCLE. Tell us a bit about your group/organisation – Remake Scotland is a creative reuse charity and social enterprise providing low cost friendly resources for recreation, education and leisure time activities. We currently run 4 projects as part of our creative and socially inclusive community hub. The Scrapstore collects clean, safe,

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Voluntary Arts is the operating name of The Voluntary Arts Network (VAN) which is registered in Scotland as Company No. 139147 and Charity No. SC020345. Registered Office: 54 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7EH, Scotland, UK.