October 11, 2019

The Eco Larder

The Eco Larder is Edinburgh’s first zero waste supermarket. Having opened in December 2018, the shop has grown from strength to strength and now offers yoga classes, zero-waste workshops, as well as a diverse range of products to include fresh milk, and toiletries.

Social Enterprise that uses circus skills to improve the welfare of Leith’s youth secures £25,000 of funding in Firstport’s latest Build It Award.

March 11, 2019

Jangling Space

Jangling Space is a social enterprise that uses art and creativity to tackle the issue of loneliness and isolation in the Glasgow region.

March 4, 2019

Positive Changes

Positive Changes (CIC) supports ladies who have touched the Scottish criminal justice system towards fulfilling employment through the making and selling of chocolates.

Mental Health magazine awarded £25,000 to tackle mental ill-health amongst young people.

October 10, 2018

The Blankfaces

Gerard is tackling homelessness with clothing brand, The Blankfaces

August 29, 2018

Make Do and Grow CIC

This Govan-based enterprise reduces waste, encourages creativity and supports the local community through offering quality, preloved children’s clothing and toys. Profits are channelled into providing free and affordable creative play sessions.


Richard Jones is better known as Moray Firth Radio's (MFR) Agricultural correspondent, "Farmer Jones". He has farmed all his life, from his early years in Cheshire and more recently in Tain where he bought an old estate in 2000, which he redeveloped as a working farm and holiday destination.


August 1, 2018

The Workshop

An experienced design and technology teacher who has also worked in industry, Paul Parmenter set up The Workshop in Aberfeldy, Perthshire in June 2014 with funding and business support from Firstport.

August 1, 2018


Locavore is a Glasgow-based social enterprise dedicated to local food and creation of sustainable local food economies. 

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