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Bridgend Inspiring Growth, SC042769
Registered charity from 29 November 2011
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressBridgend Farmhouse
41 Old Dalkeith Road
Edinburgh
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeEH16 4TE
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Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Website www.bridgendfarmhouse.org.uk
Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
This personalised charity registration logo can be downloaded free of charge and used on the charity’s website, email signatures and publications.OSCR Registration Logo
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Object:
Purposes 4 The SCIO has been formed to principally benefit the communities of Gilmerton, Inch and Greater Craigmillar. The boundaries of the Area of Benefit are specifically determined by the map in Appendix 1. The organisation’s purposes are: (a) To advance community development by raising awareness about the ruinous state of Bridgend farmhouse in Craigmillar Castle Park in Edinburgh and gather support for its purchase by the community, its renovation and its operation as an environmental education centre. (b) To advance education and training in the community by offering the farmhouse as a base for classes and clubs using the woods and park, and the nearby allotments, to teach and train young and disabled people in the skills of park maintenance, wildlife protection, sustainable living practices, renewable energy, cooking and running a community cafe. (c) To advance health, both physical and mental, by opening a training kitchen and cafe, working in partnership with local community groups, allotment users, and charities. (d) To advance the arts, heritage and culture of the local area by encouraging art and history groups to mount exhibitions and hold classes and talks in the farmhouse and use it as base to explore the park. (e) To promote equality and diversity by providing facilities for groups such as Enable to meet and learn new skills. (f) To provide recreational facilities for groups wishing to use the park or the farmhouse e.g. for mountain biking or a community fitness class or gym. (g) To advance environmental protection and the enjoyment of the park by providing storage space for the Ranger Service and the Craigmillar Woods Action Group and similar groups.
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 06 Aug 2019
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation)
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: A specific local point, community or neighbourhood
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: City of Edinburgh
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "The advancement of education","The advancement of health","The advancement of citizenship or community development","The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science","The provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended","The advancement of environmental protection or improvement"
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: "Children / young people","People with disabilities or health problems","No specific group, or for the benefit of the community","Other charities / voluntary bodies"
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Types of activty undertaken: "It carries out activities or services itself"

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Mailing Cycle Financial Year Annual Return
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2015 31 Mar 2015 £72,329 £54,003 31 Mar 2015 11 Apr 2015 04 Jun 2015 No
2016 31 Mar 2016 £72,262 £58,106 31 Mar 2016 08 Jun 2016 09 Jun 2016 No
2017 31 Mar 2017 £180,738 £181,624 31 Mar 2017 26 Jun 2017 29 Jun 2017 No
2018 31 Mar 2018 £754,731 £133,221 03 Apr 2018 14 Nov 2018 13 Dec 2018 No 2018-12-19 accs SC042769 - Bridgend Inspiring Growth Redacted.pdf
2019 31 Mar 2019 01 Apr 2019 No

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