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Behind the Brands - why I'm taking action

A friend recently asked me, what are you boycotting now? I hadn't realised, but since our school days my acts of consumer power were being quietly watched by friends. ...

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Oxfam Scotland celebrates 50th anniversary

Oxfam Scotland is celebrating its 50th anniversary today by erecting a 'refugee camp' in the heart of Glasgow to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees.  Show you Love...

Love Syria Campaigning Events

Blog by Laura Kerr   My names Laura and I am the new campaigns assistant in Oxfam Scotland. I've been campaigning with Oxfam for over 18 months now, having worked on Oxfam's...

Meeting the PM!

Guest Blog by Laura Kerr What a six months! Since the launch of the Enough Food For Everyone IF Campaign, I have braved freezing temperatures to help launch the campaign in Glasgow, lobbied...

Why I'm going to Belfast

Guest blog by Laura Kerr, Oxfam Glasgow Group Coordinator ...

Spot the George from Glasgow

Guest Blog from Glasgow Campaigns Group, Laura Kerr, Stefanie McCartney and Louise Costigane Three of us from the Glasgow Campaigns Group travelled down to London to be a part of the Enough...

Let's have a delve at 2012

In the tradition of 2012 reviews, here's a look back at the highs and lows of campaigning with Oxfam Scotland this year. There have been some firsts in Scotland. Following years of campaigning...

SOLD to Greedy Investors: Royal Concert Hall, City Chambers and the Gallery of Modern Art

Guest Blog by Laura Kerr, Glasgow Campaigns Group Coordinator On Saturday, the Oxfam Glasgow Campaigns Group auctioned off some of Glasgow's best known landmarks as part of Oxfam's...

Oxfam Live

Guest Blog By Trevor Rigg, Volunteer Morningside Shop Edinburgh Volunteering at an Oxfam shop can sometimes seem somewhat distant to the organisation's life-changing work around the world...

World Food Day: Celebrating Scotland's Food Heroes

Today is World Food Day. It's a chance to reflect on the issues behind our food. It's a chance to consider the fact that every night 1 in 7 people around the world go to bed...

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