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Artist returns to charity that supported her 14 years ago

Carla Scott Fullerton's solo exhibition is part of Glasgow International Arts Festival

4th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Scottish Charity Awards 2018 finalists revealed

The top organisations and individuals in Scotland's third sector have been named, with the awards taking place next month

4th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fight is on to save addiction service from closure

A campaign has been launched to save the Serenity Cafe, which offers a space for those in recovery to relax and socialise

3rd May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Line of Duty star backs Memory Walk

Martin Compston has urged Scots to get their trainers on to raise money for dementia research

3rd May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Community initiative to remember Jo Cox set to be expanded

The Great Get Together sees events held across the country to bring the communities together

2nd May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: should alcohol carry similar health warnings to cigarette packets?

Poll: should alcohol carry similar health warnings to cigarette packets?

1st May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Bullying is still commonplace at work for LGBT Scots

Research by Stonewall Scotland has shown that many workers face negative comments and discrimination

1st May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Glasgow Kiltwalk set to raise £2 million

More than 10,000 people took on walking challenges at the weekend to raise funds for more than 600 charities

30th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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More women diagnosed with lung cancer than men

The rise has been attributed to an increase in smoking after the Second World War

26th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charities lead campaign to end domestic violence on campus

A new guide will help universities and colleges support students experiencing domestic violence following the death of Emily Drouet

25th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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A woman’s place is on the stage

Ishbel Smith on why women are under-represented in public speaking arenas – mostly

24th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Why aren’t feminists united?

Lauren Kay-Lambert has observed many women's groups working in competition with each other

24th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Time to prevent Scotland’s next generation of heavy drinkers

Alison Douglas, chief executive of Alcohol Focus Scotland, said no more lives must be lost as a result of cheap alcohol

24th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Minimum pricing for alcohol in Scotland arrives after long wait

After five years of legal battles, a minimum price of 50p per unit will be set from next week

24th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Could minimum pricing lead to more illegal alcohol in Scotland?

Dan Mushens, a recovery worker, says the long term consequences of minimum pricing are still unknown

23rd April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Theatre prepares to re-open as fundraising continues

The Leith Theatre Trust is planning a £7 million makeover of the iconic venue, which has been closed for 30 years

23rd April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Hoarding to be tackled at international event

Campaigners have said that the mental health condition is misunderstood, with up to 200,000 Scots affected

23rd April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Alcohol fuels crime across Scotland

Areas which have the highest prevalence of pubs and off-licences are beset by issues with crime, a charity has claimed

19th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Commemorate the cows that died in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle

Animal rights charity PETA says Scotland's vegan-friendly capital should have a permanent memorial plaque at the site of an historic abattoir

18th April 2018 by Susan Smith

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