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Exhibition of art by people who have suffered abuse

Future Pathways is looking for those who have experienced neglect to take part in an art project for a new display

18th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity ambassador Chris Packham discusses autism

On a recent visit to Falkirk, conservationist Chris Packham discussed his role as an ambassador for the National Autistic Society

18th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Arts body boss steps down

Janet Archer has left Creative Scotland after the group was criticised for the way it allocated funding

18th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Mental health and women’s issues in the spotlight at Edinburgh Fringe

A quarter of all shows at this year's Fringe festival have a social impact finds a new festival award programme

18th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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DWP’s “indifference” cost disabled £340m in benefits

​Shocking lack of care exposed in MPs' report after disabled ESA claimants under paid between £5,000 and £20,000

18th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Project aims to inspire creativity amongst care experienced

Impact Arts is set to help those at a young offenders institute to improve their confidence through art

18th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Mother Teresa charity faces claims of selling children

The Missionaries of Charity is set to be investigated by the Indian Government

18th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Michelle Obama wows Edinburgh with words of wisdom

Former first lady was guest of honour at Hunter Foundation dinner

18th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charity apologises for telling young people to avoid negative news

​Instagram post was a mistake says organisation

18th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Funding cuts forces charity to build new homes in historic village

Social care charity Quarriers is building 50 homes for private sale in a bid to raise cash to plug funding gaps caused by austerity measures

17th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Dementia awards finalists named

The work of projects that support those across Scotland with the condition has been recognised

17th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Nurse celebrates NHS milestone with royalty

90-year-old former nurse worked in the NHS from the start and has helped celebrate its birthday in Edinburgh recently

17th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Dog and seagull poo pollutes popular beaches

Keep Scotland Beautiful is urging the public to help make bathing water cleaner across Scotland's most popular beaches

17th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Young carers have day to remember with RNLI

The Quarriers Summer Appeal allows youngsters to enjoy special days and respite from caring for loved ones

17th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Affordable homes for the Highlands announced

Much needed boost to rural housing announced

17th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Ageism at work is holding back over 50s

Age Scotland has said companies need to do more to get the best out of their workers, after a report showed employees aged 50 and over face ageism

17th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Lesbian activists attack Stonewall for “erasing” them

Lesbian campaigners say they are being disregarded in favour of transgender people

17th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Heart disease now comes with an average three other illnesses

New research from the British Heart Foundation finds a dramatic growth in heart disease patients battling other illnesses, including dementia

17th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Technology must be used to help those with MS

The MS Society wants the use of data and technology to help treat the condition to be improved and extended

17th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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