Hey Girls, a social enterprise tackling period poverty in the UK, has been named Virgin StartUp’s Scottish Business of the Year 2018

March 13, 2018

Hey Girls

Celia Hodson and her daughters are the brains behind Hey Girls – a new social enterprise using a ‘Buy One Give One’ model to fight period poverty in the UK in a sustainable way. For every sanitary product they sell, they give one away to someone who needs it.

December 19, 2017

Inclusive Images

Charlie's idea has been inspired by his passion for photography. He describes himself as a community activist and has had a long interest in the social enterprise community.

October 8, 2015

Angus Cycle Hub

Scott Francis started Angus Cycle Hub to supporting and developing cycling in the Angus region and beyond.

October 8, 2015


Njiraini Nganga started technology refurbishment business Networks4Learning to provide jobs and training to vulnerable young individuals from underprivileged households in Glasgow

October 8, 2015

Tri Angus

Maggie Lawrie founded Tri Angus in 2014 to provide good quality triathlons across Angus. 

October 8, 2015


ArtVillage, started by Patrick Evans and Juliane Dost, is a social enterprise using art to regenerate high streets.

October 7, 2015

The Cardboard Box Cafe

Nicky McPherson started “The Cardboard Box Play Cafe”, providing a family-friendly meeting place for parents.

Akiko Kobayashi and her team hope to facilitate the community-led development of sustainable homes and resilient neighbourhoods

Louise McAllister was motivated to set up Green Aspirations (GrAsp) by her own love of the outdoors, particularly of trees and woodland, and by her understanding of the health benefits that outdoor experiences can bring.

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