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Major rise in volunteering across Capital

posted 29 Dec 2008, 09:17 by myEdinburgh Admin   [ updated 29 Dec 2008, 09:31 ]
More people than ever are looking to volunteer in Edinburgh.

Statistics from Volunteer Development Scotland show the number of people giving their time to the local community for free has risen since last year.

In the last two months, the Edinburgh Volunteer Centre has seen 217,840 people check its website for volunteering opportunities – a 34 per cent rise on the same period last year.

Full story from Edinburgh Evening News