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Award winning charity could be sunk by perfect storm of cuts

A perfect storm of funding cuts is threatening to engulf an award winning charity

23rd January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Homeless in Glasgow dying at alarming rate

Charity shelter says drugs and alcohol are leading to one death a month

22nd January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Splendid isolation: charity sector is resisting mergers

Charities are still not embracing mergers to survive and thrive – despite challenging fundraising and funding conditions

22nd January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Ring girls will no longer wear revealing outfits at charity events

A major health charity has said women will no longer be made to wear “revealing dress” at fundraising events held in its name

22nd January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Community singing to spread nationwide

An initiative that helps those with dementia join choirs is to benefit from funding of £225,000

22nd January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Hate crime laws do not protect disabled

MPs have said more must be done to prevent online abuse of the disabled, following a petition led by Katie Price

22nd January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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‘Won’t pay’ charities are arrogant say fundraising chair

Over 200 organisations still not paid fee - and refuse to do so

22nd January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Social entrepreneurs sought to share their skills

Scotland's Social Enterprise Academy is looking for new facilitators to help develop Scotland's third sector

21st January 2019 by Susan Smith

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Charities savage Tory two-child benefits cap

Cruel benefits policy forces 150,000 Scottish children into poverty

21st January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Virgin Giving waives fee as BT MyDonate announces closure

Online platform closes with last day donations can be made set as 30 June

21st January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Hundreds of kids will be warmer this winter thanks to Kiltwalk

Children have received warm coats and jackets this winter – and it’s all thanks to the money raised at the 2018 Kiltwalk

21st January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Equality T-shirts made by “35p workers”

Charity tops promoted by the Spice Girls which aim to raise equality funds for Comic Relief were made in a factory with poor working conditions

21st January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Housing provider boosts economy by £2bn

Report reveals how stock transfer of council homes has boosted Scottish economy by billions

21st January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Period poverty project expanded

The Scottish Government has made more funding available for free sanitary products

21st January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Get the kettle on for Brew Monday

Samaritans is aiming to get people talking over a cuppa to mark Blue Monday

21st January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Five charities make Stonewall’s best employer list

Stonewall has listed five third sector organisations in its Top 100 LGBT-inclusive employers list

21st January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Campaign group hails 10 year battle against council

Victory for campaign group which formed to fight for equal pay - and won

18th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Third sector nominees sought for national awards

The Director of the Year Awards are set to celebrate inspiring leadership across Scotland

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Children’s charity saved from closure

Direct Childcare - which supports 100 families in the Highlands - had been due to shut imminently

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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