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Medical charity rocked by sex claims

Medecins Sans Frontieres has become the latest aid organisation to become involved in sexual abuse allegations

22nd June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Exhibition shares stories of the Rohingya

A Scottish photographer has joined forces with SCIAF and the Justice and Peace Commission to create a stunning display

22nd June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Tens of thousands of Scots miss out on vital treatment

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland has highlighted the benefit of pulmonary rehabilitation for those with chronic chest disorders

22nd June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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More cash to combat child poverty

Money to be used to mitigate against effects of universal credit

22nd June 2018 by Robert Armour

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BT fined for sending charity spam emails

The telecommunications giant sent out five million emails to customers promoting three charity initiatives

22nd June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Service helps children cope with transition to high school

Project works with nine schools in Glasgow

22nd June 2018 by Robert Armour

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Milk bank gains vital funding

The money will be used to support more than 700 vulnerable babies across the country

22nd June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Bussy McBusface hits road to raise cash for charity

All proceeds from the tour will go to well known causes

22nd June 2018 by Robert Armour

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MND charity holds gala dinner

Campaigner Lucy Lintott was given an award created in memory of her friend Gordon Aikman

22nd June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity fears council strike could cost lives

Services to old and vulnerable people are being compromised due to industrial action

22nd June 2018 by Robert Armour

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Care services working well to prevent sexual exploitation

More than 300 inspections have been carried out to examine how Scottish organisations deal with the exploitation of children

22nd June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Sprinklers to be fitted in new social housing

The Scottish Government has confirmed it will back plans led by a Labour politician to make sprinklers mandatory in new properties

22nd June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Child abuse inquiry extended

A four-year remit has been removed for the probe, which is examining historical allegations of children being abused in care

21st June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Campaigner slams the “scourge” of poverty

Prominent blogger and campaigner Jack Monroe savaged poverty and the political causes of it

21st June 2018 by Graham Martin

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National trauma training programme created

Staff who work with those who have suffered adverse childhood experiences are set to be given additional training

21st June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Star-studded line-up for Michelle Obama event

Top names from music and entertainment will attend the Hunter Foundation's gala dinner next month

20th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fund to help organisations implement new Carers Act

A £500,000 fund has been launched to help third sector groups meet the costs associated with the new Carers Act

20th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Alcohol consumption is ‘significant public health concern’

Over a quarter of Scots are drinking more than doctors recommend, with hospital admissions four times higher than in the 1980s

20th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scots tots scoff a million sweets a week

Cancer Research has published new research which shows that the nation's love affair with sugar starts at an early age

20th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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