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Borders Additional Needs Group SCIO , SC049074
Registered charity from 22 February 2019
Charity Details
The name the charity is known by.The Name the Charity is Known ByB.A.N.G
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressFocus Centre
Livingstone Place
Galashiels
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeTD1 1DQ
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Websitewww.bordersadditionalneeds.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:
The organisation's purposes are: 4.1 . To promote the education, training and development of children with additional needs to help them in advancing their capabilities, skills and understanding allowing them to live up to their potential. 4.2 To promote training opportunities for caregivers of children with additional needs to assist them in leading such children to develop their capabilities, skills and understanding and live up to their potential. 4.3 To promote the provision of facilities and activities for the recreation and other leisure time occupation of children with additional needs and their families. 4.4 To promote equality and diversity by acting as advocates for children with additional needs and their caregivers.
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: 27 Nov 2023
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)
Constitutional Form Date: 22 Feb 2019
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: Wider, but within one local authority area
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Scottish Borders
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "the advancement of education","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 promotion of equality and diversity","the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage"
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 or young people","People with disabilities or health problems"
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 activity undertaken: "It carries out activities or services itself"
Notes: This charity was established to replace Borders Additional Needs Group, SC041955 Borders Additional Needs Group, SC041955 has now wound up and passed its assets and liabilities to Borders Additional Needs Group SCIO , SC049074 which is a SCIO
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Mar 2020 £52,324 £27,592 26 Aug 2020 Yes
31 Mar 2021 £56,056 £52,082 15 Oct 2021 Yes
31 Mar 2022 £90,945 £65,146 02 Dec 2022 Yes
31 Mar 2023 £196,975 £137,429 22 Nov 2023 Yes BANG Signed Accounts YE 31.03.23 (without SOFA)_Redacted
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