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Open empty shops to house the homeless

Empty shops should be opened up to provide shelter for the homeless, campaigners have demanded

23rd March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Charity welcomes move to grant Syrians refugee status

​New status for Syrian refugees applauded

23rd March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Anti-fascists vow to stop white pride march in Edinburgh

Anti-fascists will gather in Edinburgh this weekend to stop a gathering of far right extremists

23rd March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Love your canal volunteers wanted

Project aims to get volunteers to transform the Clyde and Forth waterway

23rd March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Help for Heroes cash for horse riding charity

​Latest funding award for HorseBack UK in Aberdeenshire takes total awarded to over £1 million

23rd March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Don’t dupe the public: private firms’ “charity” collections curbed

Private house-to-house collection companies must be up front about how much they are giving to charity – or face the full force of the law

23rd March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Child sex abuse reports hit record high

Charity calls for comprehensive national approach to prevention

23rd March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Pressure mounts on UK government to halt universal credit

New system is leaving people destitute, renewing calls for its roll-out to be halted

22nd March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Young Scots set to take over parliament

Event gives young Scots their say on pressing issues affecting their lives

22nd March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Spectacular light show to promote Marie Curie appeal

Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square was lit by over 2,100 illuminated handcrafted daffodils to promote the charity’s Great Daffodil Appeal

22nd March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Alarming spike in cholera as famine grips East Africa

The Disasters Emergency Committee says it is worried by the rapid increase in the number of waterborne diseases as famine begins to grip

22nd March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal reaches £26m in first week

The UK government has now increased its match funding to £10 million

22nd March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Scotland’s largest conservation charity could merge with government body

The National Trust for Scotland chief executive says it is "almost inevitable" it will merge with the government body for historic buildings

22nd March 2017 by Susan Smith

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Revealed: the UK’s most complained about charities

​Charity Commission releases data on public complaints

22nd March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Trainees celebrate turning their lives around

Innovative employment programme sees lives transformed

22nd March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Indyref2: sex workers back independence

The first new grassroots campaign of the forthcoming Indyref2 campaign has been launched: Sex Workers For Yes

21st March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scotland’s best youth workers and organisations named

The 10th National Youth Worker of the Year Awards recognised the remarkable youth work being done right across Scotland

21st March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Anti-smoking group says let child carers smoke

ASH Scotland argues that smokers should not be excluded when recruiting carers for needy children

21st March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Bid to ban private contractors from hated PIP assessments

Amendments to be tabled to social security bill banning private companies undertaking assessments on disabled people

21st March 2017 by Robert Armour

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