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Boys just wanna play sport – or do they?

A new campaign from the Boys Brigade focuses on the importance of involvement in team sports

26th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Support for male sexual abuse survivor charities

The new body will work with 10 UK charities to ensure they are providing high-quality support and care to male survivors of sexual abuse

26th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Scottish Government work programme will fail says SCVO

People with multiple barriers to employment will not get enough support under the Scottish Government's new employment programme says charities

26th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Campaigners welcome Church’s apology for LGBT discrimination

The Church of Scotland has also opened up discussion about the right of ministers to conduct gay marriages

26th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Wildlife groups: shooting industry must be regulated

Wildlife conservation groups want a “progressive partnership” with the shooting community, to develop a licensing scheme for gamebird hunting

26th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Social enterprise to feature on Antiques Roadshow

A collection of local treasures uncovered at one of Scotland's most successful charities and social enterprises

25th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Exploitation, misery and death – how the asylum process crushes refugees

Destitution is built into the asylum process – and drives exploitation, ill health, misery and death

25th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scotland backs global goals for a better world

MSPs pledged to support the world's 17 Sustainable Development Goals at both home and abroad during a recent Scottish Malawi Partnership campaig

25th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Social Enterprise Awards open for entries

Scotland's emerging and established social enterprises are now able to enter to Scottish Social Enterprise Awards 2017

25th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Less than half of pupils walk to school in Scotland

Official figures reveal less than half of Scottish pupils are engaging in active travel to get to school

25th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Float to live says RNLI after 30 die in Scottish seas

A new research from lifeboat charity RNLI reveals Scots don't know the best way to stay alive in cold water

25th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Twin sisters launch Race for Life after winning cancer battle

Cancer survivor Eilidh Steel and her twin sister Louise launched the Cancer Research UK Glasgow Race for Life recently

24th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Visually impaired denied right to vote in secret

Online voting would ensure the right of vision impaired citizens to cast their vote privately in elections

24th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Leading charities unite for greater political diversity

More diversity is needed if Scottish politics is to be truly inclusive

24th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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£1bn profit for UK social enterprises

The UK's biggest social enterprise report reveals a sector enjoying phenomenal growth

23rd May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charities back moves to repeal hated Lobbying Act

Manifesto commitment pledges to fight to remove sections of the act affecting charities' right to campaign

23rd May 2017 by Robert Armour

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GE17: environment must not suffer from Brexit fall out

All parties must campaign on environmental issues in the general election, an influential umbrella group has said

23rd May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scots with sight loss set to double

Can Scotland cope with a dramatic jump in the number of people losing their sight over the next two decades, conference debates

22nd May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity gagging clause a permanent threat to civil society

Charities are being silenced ahead of voting as Lobbying Act does not account for snap election

22nd May 2017 by Robert Armour

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