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My journey out of addiction

Joe McCormack reveals he was always meant to work at Bethany Christian Trust

30th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Epic cycle challenge raises funds for charity

More than 900 riders took to the roads and hills of East Lothian this weekend as part of the annual Poppyscotland Sportive

30th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Time to end the physical punishment of children

Mary Glasgow says MSPs have the chance to take a momentous step by approving new legislation aimed at giving equal protection to children

27th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Music for dementia map launches

A campaign is seeking nationwide support to help people with dementia find music related events and services in their area

26th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Action not words needed on climate change

Environmental campaigners have said the Scottish Government needs to back-up climate change targets with wide-ranging action

26th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Kitchen garden gains Royal approval

The Princess Royal visited the Forth Valley Sensory Centre to open its new kitchen garden

26th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Queer International Film Festival 2019 announces full programme

The film festival is celebrating its fifth birthday in style

26th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Minimum pricing cuts drinking in Scotland

A study has suggested that new restrictions introduced last year have already led to a reduction in the amount of alcohol Scots are buying

26th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Making your volunteering more inclusive – why bother?

To mark National Inclusion Week, Brian Scott examines what can be done to help people into volunteering

24th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Jurgen Klopp joins charity movement

Common Goal aims to raise huge sums for charity by getting high-profile footballers to commit a percentage of their salary

24th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Festival of Volunteering draws to a close

The month-long event will end later this week with the latest round of Stirling Soup

24th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Oor Wullie raises more than £1m for charity

This year's Oor Wullie Bucket Trail was the biggest yet, with one of the statues going for more than £25,000

24th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland strikes for climate change

Environmental campaigners and other voluntary sector groups have joined school pupils in hitting the streets to call for action

20th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Veteran misses out on Oor Wullie statue

£318,000 was raised for charity at the Edinburgh auction of the statues, however a crowdfunding drive to secure a statue for Tom Gilzean failed

20th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Brits urged to ditch the deals and instead donate to charity

The Charities Aid Foundation has highlighted that £800 million is wasted every year on unwanted subscriptions

20th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity Film Awards open for entries

The Charity Film Awards 2020 is inviting charities to enter

19th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Scotland to strike for climate action

Events will take place throughout Scotland with thousands of people, young and old, set to take part

19th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£3m for community projects

Projects across Scotland have benefitted from new funding, including a Victorian spa and a seaweed factory

19th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fight to tackle loneliness in society goes on

The Loneliness Action Group is urging all political parties to continue to work together to put in place lasting measures to help tackle the issue

19th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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