Making Living Wage Places: Glenrothes paves the way for Towns to tackle low pay in Scotland

August 28, 2019

Glenrothes is the first Town in the UK to be awarded recognition for a plan to become a Living Wage Town. As part of Living Wage Scotland’s ‘Making Living Wage Places’ scheme local businesses an...

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Recipients of 2019 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy Annouced

August 13, 2019

The recipients of the 2019 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy have been announced today in Dunfermline. The honorees are: Anne G. Earhart S.A., The Marisla Foundation Mellody Hobson and ...

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Engaging Libraries Associate and Strategic Adviser appointed

August 1, 2019

The Carnegie UK Trust have appointed a Carnegie Associate, Katie Pekacar and a Strategic Adviser, Andy Wright, to support the Engaging Libraries Phase 2 Development Programme. The Development Programm...

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A shared journey: tackling democratic deficit and inequality through a more Enabling State

July 25, 2019

A Carnegie UK Trust stocktake of progress toward a more engaged, responsive and empowering policy making in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland has identified Wales and Scotland as a ‘risi...

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Carnegie UK Trust Submit Response to the UK Government’s Online Harms White Paper

July 1, 2019

The Carnegie UK Trust have submitted their full response to the UK Government’s Online Harms White Paper, which set out the Government’s proposals for regulation to keep UK users safe online. ...

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Carnegie UK Trust announces further information on investment in local Community Planning Partnerships

July 1, 2019

The Carnegie UK Trust has announced how it will focus its investment to support three local Community Planning Partnerships in the delivery of their Community Plans, and to help improve and enhance pa...

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Tackling attitudes towards risk is key to encouraging kindness

June 25, 2019

• Organisations must tackle barriers in order to enable kindness in frontline services • New report also highlights practical interventions to encourage kindness in communities Organisations a...

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Two verse books that shine light on forgotten voices and words win UK’s oldest book awards for children and young people

June 18, 2019

The winners of the prestigious CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, the UK’s oldest book awards for children and young people, have today been revealed at a ceremony at The British Library, ho...

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New £500,000 public engagement funding programme for UK libraries now open

June 12, 2019

The second phase of the Engaging Libraries programme for public libraries across the UK has opened for applications today (Wednesday 12th June). The programme, delivered by a unique collaboration betw...

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New research proposes five options for a digital presence for public libraries

June 6, 2019

A new report from the British Library, commissioned by Arts Council England and the Carnegie UK Trust, has set out five possible options for digital transformation for UK public libraries. The...

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