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Latest press releases
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Thousands of reasons for NVT to celebrate ​18/07/2017
Charity previews new travel app for UK Employability Day 14/07/2017
​ENABLE Scotland and GCU to offer future health and social care workers learning disability experience 14​/06/2017​
ENABLE Scotland kiltwalkers raise thousands to change lives of those in Aberdeen with learning disabilities ​08/06/2017
​ENABLEtheVote hustings launched 21/03/2017
​Charity Ball raises more than £150,000 ​27/02/2017
You’re Not Alone: Hazel Irvine Launches ENABLE Scotland’s Christmas Appeal ​13/12/2016
Scotland must address the ‘elephant in the room’ as report shows education system leaving pupils with learning disabilities side-lined 08/12/2016​
Your chance to own First Minister's Christmas Card original artwork 02/12/2016​
​Scotland’s Largest Learning Disability Charity Turns Round £1.2M Deficit to Post £400K Surplus 22​/11/2016​
Local charity is fab at 40 21​/10/2016​
Sainsbury's Darnley stores up funds for charity 13/09/2016​
​Oliver Mundell urged to help create an equal society ​08/07/2016​
​New toolkit helps carers plan for emergencies 21/06/2016
​ENABLE Scotland and Heritage Lottery Fund support local pupils to produce historic schools film 13/06/2016​
ENABLE Scotland calls on new Cabinet Secretary for Education to listen to the voices of young learning disabled pupils 20/05/2016​
New political leaders urged to #bethechange for people who have learning disabilities ​17/05/2016
​Midlothian group gears up for May election 15/03/2016​
Charity launches new campaign to make voting easier for people who have learning disabilities 03/03/2016​
ENABLE Scotland raises £100,000 ​01/03/2016
​Charity welcomes new law for carers ​05/02/2016
​Are young people who have learning disabilities really Included In The Main?! ​03/02/2016
​New toolkit supports carers in emergencies ​18/01/2016
​Theatre Royal swaps Jersey for Lycra in aid of ENABLE Scotland ​17/12/2015
​'Tis better to give 10/12/2015​
People who have learning disabilities urge party leaders to take action for their right to vote in Scottish elections 03/12/2015​

An early Christmas present for ENABLE Scotland

ENABLE Scotland calls on young people to lead the way this anti-bullying week ​18/11/2015
ENABLE Scotland voted Herald's Campaigner of the Year ​05/11/2015
Charity welcomes Scotland Bill changes for carers 03/11/2015​
Dreams do come true! 03/11/2015​
​Missing millions could help challenge poverty 19/10/2015​
Capital effort to be the change ​15/10/2015
​Charity dismayed at proposed cuts to ESA 14/10/2015
Charity campaigners’ delight as First Minister agrees to more support for carers at crisis point 07/10/2015​
​Margaret Whoriskey appointed Trustee at ENABLE Scotland ​29/09/2015
Research highlights diagnosis anguish for Scottish parents 14/09/2015​
​Dinosaurs get partnership off to a roaring start ​11/09/2015
Annan groups ask David Mundell for changes to Scotland Bill ​01/09/2015
Family matters to ENABLE Scotland ​31/08/2015
Pedal Power Gives Healthy Kickstart to Charity Fundraising​ 21/08/2015​
World Cup winning cyclist Backs Cycle the World for ENABLE Scotland ​19/08/2015
Charity group and Police Scotland launch “Disability Hate Crime – See It, Report It – Call 101.” ​18/08/2015
​Double Olympic silver for Cumbernauld badminton star 17/08/2015​
Elgin ACE group welcomes Moray MP ​06/08/2015
'Flying Scotsman' Backs Cycle the World for ENABLE Scotland​ ​05/08/2015
​Sainsbury's Darnley selects ENABLE Scotland as official charity partner ​31/07/2015​
​Victory as Scottish Government agrees to #stopthebus campaign's review of bus pass system ​30/07/2015
Budget bites deeper for people who have learning disabilities 08/07/2015​
​By George - ASDA makes a difference 06​/07/2015​
​ENABLE Scotland calls for changes to Scotland Bill 30/06/2015​
Call on MSPs to secure review of Mental Health Act​ 19/06/2015​
Volunteers' Week 2015​ 01/06/2015​
ENABLE Scotland #stopthebus Campaign​ ​27/05/2015
​£1 millon Awarded to Community Projects​ ​19/05/2015
Orkney Supported Living Service is leading the way in delivering top quality person-centred housing support​ ​04/05/2015
Charity calls for prospective MPs to hear the voices of people who have learning disabilities 28/04/2015​
​ENABLE Scotland in running for national charity award 24/04/2015​
​One Million votes count! 16/04/2015​
Charity calls for emergency addition to Carers Bill​ ​​02/04/2015
The Life I Want... When I Leave School​ ​​23/03/2015
East Lothian MP Backs Anti-Bullying Campaign​ 11/12/2014​
​East Renfrewshire Action Group Backs Anti-Bullying Campaign​ 02/12/2014​
Orkney Urged to Vote for Friendship Network​ 18/11/2014​
Helenburgh's Help Sought in Charity's People's Millions Bid ​13/11/2014
#bethechang​e Campaign 11/11/2014
Enable Scotland shortlisted for £47,000 grant​ 11/11/2014​
Community Circles​ 11/11/2014​
​Renfrewshire Young People Food for Thought​ 21/10/2014
Richard Dawkins and Down’s Syndrome​ ​21/10/2014
Helensburgh choir hits the high notes for charity​ 14/10/2014
North East Ideas Workshops to Shape Future Support Budgets​ 23/09/2014
​The One and Only​ 18/09/2014
Their Choice, Their Vote, Their Future 18/09/2014
Family Fun Day (Livingston)​ ​10/09/2014
The One and Only​ 27/08/2014
Joe Sharpe music studios​ 25/08/2014
Scottish charity celebrates diamond anniversary 09/04/2014​
Scottish independence referendum​ 04/08/2014​
​April showers can't dampen tartan enthusiasm ​02/04/2014
​New Support Act a welcome change ​01/04/2014
Double celebration for Stirling office 27/03/2014​
​Ladies Lunch raises £22,000 for ENABLE Scotland 17/03/2014​​
60th anniversary tartan arrives on mainland Scotland ​17/03/2014
The Life I Want Information Days ​05/02/2014
Friendship Network Project Launched in Helensburgh ​30/01/2014
Join us for a Cuppa 22/01/2014​
​Charity partnership to boost employment opportunities for young people who have a disability ​21/01/2014
Green fingered volunteers bring cheer to Carntyne ​06/01/2014
Charity and Network Rail Connect to Launch Environmental Challenge ​28/11/2013
Herald names ENABLE Scotland as Christmas Appeal 2013 charity. ​25/11/2013
Darling's Coffee Shop in Arbroath is a Real Hero ​18/11/2013
​Project plants seeds of new job opportunities 10/10/2013​
Arbroath social enterprise is a Real Hero ​10/10/2013
Darling's wins Scottish Homebaking Award 22/09/2013​
Employers helped to recruit young people ​30/08/2013
​Game on for Glasgow employment project ​29/08/2013
​North Lanarkshire project successfully brings people together ​26/08/2013
Local coffee house is a Homebaking Darling 26/07/2013​
Devro employees show charitable side ​20/07/2013
Cumbernauld Cyclist Gets on His Bike for 24 Hour Charity Challenge 18/07/2013​
Spectacular Summer of Activities in East Dunbartonshire ​02/07/2013
Young People Awarded in Recognition for Voluntary Work ​25/06/2013
​Young Scots highlight they are agents for change 23/06/2013​
Leading Charities come together to Tackle Bullying of People who have Learning Disabilities 21/06/2013​
​Glasgow charity dinner is a sporting success 31/05/2013​
Young people in Edinburgh take to the airwaves 19/05/2013​
Charity launches Handbags and Gladrags event 17/05/2013​
SKY1 winners to perform live in Glasgow​ 14/05/2013​
Growing opportunities for people across North Ayrshire​ 03/05/2013​
Project cooks up a storm in Ayrshire​ 16/04/2013​
Meadowgreen Centre in Troon receives an Easter makeover​ 09/04/2013​
Modern Molls raise much needed funds​ 24/03/2013​
Tam goes for it​ 18/03/2013​
Charity manager is named Community Woman of the Year​ 10/03/2013​
Darling's group graduates 01/03/2013​
Scottish charity directors make the final cut of Director of the year awards 25/02/2013​
Young people score visit from Clydesdale Bank Premier League trophy 18/02/2013​
Dream Fund's dream start for North Ayrshire project 01/02/2013​

Employer of the Year Awards announced

Project to help young people who have learning disabilities gain employment is going for gold 11/12/2012​
Charity CEO calls on more support for family carers to plan for the future​ 04/12/2012​
Charity calls on Glasgow City Council to put individuals and carers at the centre of day service reform 27/11/2012​
East Lothian community heroes get to work 22/11/2012​
Project launched in Renfrewshire to help young people plan for future 20/11/2012​
Health project a winner for Ayrshire​ 09/11/2012​
Local coffee shop teams up with local artists 29/10/2012​
FUN project to launch in Perthshire 29/10/2012​
​ENABLE Manager wins Manager of the Year Award 28/09/2012​

Project Has Given Lifeline to Carers in Ayrshire

West Dunbartonshire Inspire Me Project Takes to the Woods 23/07/2012​
​Inspired Young People From Glasgow Take to the Studios ​23/07/2012
Mark Beaumont Launches Scotland’s First 24-Hour Cycling Endurance Track Event ​09/07/2012
​Glasgow Charity Hero Wins Scotland’s Charity Champion Award ​16/06/2012
Major Anti Bullying Project launched to Coincide with Learning Disability Week 2012 16/06/2012
Scottish Government funded project to Improve the Lives of People Who Have a Disability in Malawi 15/06/2012
Mission to LarsDocumentary Premiers in Scotland
Free fun events for 12 to 16 year olds in East Dunbartonshire this summer ​05/06/2012
​Kilmarnock bowling club given makeover by local youngsters
ENABLE Scotland tells Welfare Reform Committee of "Perfect Storm" fears 25/04/2012
Social Enterprise Launched in Arbroath 23/04/2012
Sophie wins Summit Award for her work with ENABLE Scotland (press release from Volunteer Centre Edinburgh)
ENABLE Glasgow receives a ministerial visit ​27/03/2012
Former foreign correspondent from Glasgow to run London Marathon for ENABLE Scotland
Councils urged to support people with learning disabilities and their families
Glasgow student set for the stars ​20/02/2012
ENABLE Scotland Disappointed by Lords Vote on Welfare Reform 18/01/2012
Partick Thistle Project scores a hat-trick ​14/02/2012
​Campaign reaches the Scottish Parliament
Call for UN Convention to apply to all public bodies​ 02/12/2011
Co-operative staff take to the skies 08/11/2011
​Scotland Employers Awards announced at packed event ​04/11/2011
Scotland Employers Award Shortlist Announced 07/10/2011
Come Dine With Me at ENABLE Scotland Fife ​30/09/2011
An innovative ENABLE Scotland project in Angus receives big lottery funding ​23/09/2011
ENABLE Scotland gives away a brand new car at their Charity Ball ​18/09/2011
Fearless Co-operative Staff Take on a Giant Swing to Raise Funds for ENABLE Scotland 13/09/2011​
Poverty fears for Scotland's most vulnerable people ​08/09/2011
Being an older carer has a devastating impact on your health (external link to The Princess Royal Trust for Carers press release) 05/09/2011
​Ayrshire Co-operative staff take on a 12 mile coastal walk ​02/09/2011
Response to the consultation on the draft assessment criteria for the new disability payment - personal independence payment. ​28/08/2011
Jamie's Italian serve dinner in the sky to ENABLE Scotland abseilers ​28/08/2011
​Dalmuir Scout Hall given a make-over ​22/08/2011
Going Green in the Gorbals ​17/08/2011
Govan Floor Firm Freefall for ENABLE Scotland 29/07/2011
​Co-operative Football Tournament raises over £3,000 for ENABLE Scotland ​28/07/2011
Glenrothes man takes part in Commonwealth celebrations 21/07/2011
​Inspire Me is launched by ENABLE Scotland and sister charity, Mencap ​12/07/2011
Greenock Light Opera Club take their talents to a new height 12/07/2011
​Win a dinner in the sky, thanks to Jamie Oliver's "Jamie's Italian" ​05/07/2011
Summer of Fun ​01/07/2011
ENABLE Scotland's response to the Christie Commission ​29/06/2011
ENABLE Scotland chief calls for end to Disability Hate Crime 20/06/2011
​The Co-operative Group team up with Cadbury to raise funds for ENABLE Scotland ​16/06/2011
​Forth Road Bridge Walk ​14/06/2011
The Co-operative Hold Charity Golf Day at Westerwood 10/06/2011
​Scotland’s Army of Older Carers Are Running Out of Time and Fear the Future ​09/06/2011
​ENABLE Scotland live on Radio Clyde 05/06/2011
The right to vote - Andrew Doyle ​03/06/2011
ENABLE Scotland's statement in relation to the BBC Panorama broadcast on 31 May 2011 ​01/06/2011
​Short break events throughout Scotland for carers ​26/05/2011
Co-operative staff Bike and Hike on the M74 24/05/2011​
Project Gives a Lifeline to Carers in Dumfries and Galloway 20/05/2011​
Speak4Yourself conference taking place - but fears of funding gloom 19/05/2011​
PALs garden given a makeover​ ​12/05/2011
New report on lack of ​training for teachers 27/04/2011​
Glasgow's 150ft free fall fundraiser​ 22/04/2011​
East Kilbride campaigners win award​ 22/04/2011​
Main parties have something to offer... 20/04/2011​
Hustings Event 2011 ​01/03/2011
Film crew comes to Busby library ​17/02/2011
It's snow go for training for Vietnam ​20/01/2011
Taking Part Taking Power - 28 March - Perth ​11/01/2011
ENABLE Scotland kicks off charity partnership ​01/11/2010
Charity of the year with the Co-operative group​ 01/11/2010

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