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‘Deeply flawed’ Universal Credit should be halted

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations and two charities have called for the implementation of the welfare system to stop

17th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Cosmetic surgery ad ban a victory for mental health

Mental health campaigners complained ads were promoting perfect bodies

17th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Staggering increase in winter deaths says Age Scotland

A dramatic increase in people dying of flu and pneumonia last winter has alarmed charities

17th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Applying for funding - TFN top tips

Here are a selection of TFN articles on how to start your trust and foundation funding journey

16th October 2018 by TFN

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RNIB looks to the future as it marks 150th anniversary

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is celebrating 150 years of work today that has transformed the lives of blind and partially sighted people

16th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Charity shops aim to help people into work

A new initiative aims to help job seekers look sharp for interviews, without hitting them in the pocket

16th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Universal Credit delayed further to fix flaws

Leaked documents show ministers will lengthen the roll out and inject more cash in response to criticism

16th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Campaign tackles “flourishing” off-street sex industry

Campaign will target organised criminals and support victims

15th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Universal Credit needs £2bn urgently or will fail

Designer of troubled system says it is working but needs urgent cash injection

15th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Over a quarter of Scots say they would not attempt CPR to save a life

BHF Scotland urges more local authorities to teach life saving CPR in schools

15th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Worker for Scots aid charity jailed for attempted rape

Landmine charity responded swiftly allerting statutory authorities of the incident

15th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Social enterprise pub sold to private buyer

Chris Thewlis has sold Beer for Good social enterprise to Anna and Mike Christopherson, who run the Edinburgh Boda Swedish Bars and Restaurant Group

15th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Yemen faces worst famine seen in 100 years

Saudi-led military coalition is implored to pledge for ceasefire

15th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Creative recyclers offered a share £1.4m

Competition launches to get businesses to use less plastics

12th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Scotland’s most deprived live in food deserts

More than a million people in live in “food deserts” –where poverty, poor public transport and a dearth of big supermarkets limit access to affordable nutrition

12th October 2018 by Graham Martin

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25 calls to improve lives of children

Children in Scotland has joined with partners to call for action to help young people

12th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homeless to receive free books

Ian Rankin and Nicola Sturgeon have backed an initiative which aims to provide some solace to those sleeping rough

12th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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SFA and charity team up with the goal of helping children

Children 1st has teamed up with the Scottish Football Association (SFA) to harness the power of the beautiful game

11th October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Charity champions cancer technology

Walk the Walk has been working to ensure that cancer patients have access to treatment that could save their hair

11th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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