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Dumfries and Galloway students give back to their communities
Students from Dumfries and Galloway College have been praised after completing a ground-breaking programme centred around inclusion and giving back to the community.
Edinburgh College students’ project to help the homeless
Students from Edinburgh College Midlothian Campus have marked the completion of their ground-breaking homelessness awareness project this month.
In honour of William ‘Bill’ Moran: the devoted heart of the community
Bill Moran, a familiar face in the Dumfries town centre for his weekly fundraising collections for disability charity Leonard Cheshire, died on Friday on Friday 10 July at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.
Avid songwriter hits perfect note with disability charity
An avid songwriter supported by disability charity Leonard Cheshire in Scotland is celebrating a lifetime of musical achievements for this year’s World Music Day.
Lottery funding provides winning ticket for youth skills programme
Leonard Cheshire in Scotland’s innovative Can Do programme will continue to empower young people with additional support needs in Dumfries and Galloway thanks to the Young Start Fund delivered by The National Lottery Community Fund.
“Overwhelming success” for Can Do and the community
Students from Dumfries and Galloway College have given back to the community by completing fire safety and emergency first aid training.
Students give back to the community
Students from Dumfries College have been praised for their efforts to promote community safety, thanks to Leonard Cheshire in Scotland’s ‘Can Do’ programme.
Young people tackle disability stigma
Participants from Leonard Cheshire in Scotland’s ‘Can Do Sport’ programme have taken part in this year’s Bishopbriggs Triathlon to tackle the stigma facing disabled people.
Scottish Government’s employment action plan
Our response to the Scottish Government publishing A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: employment action plan.