Environment & International

New figures paint “grim picture” of Scottish transport

Call for action as greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise.

26th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities welcome government’s environment strategy

Proposals set out ambitions to protect Scotland’s natural environment.

26th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Gerard Butler honoured for work with Mary’s Meals

The Paisley-born star has received a Cinema for Peace Honorary Award.

25th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Care sector pushes Tories on immigration plans

Scottish Care has issued on open letter to Jackson Carlaw which highlights key concerns around immigration plans

25th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity calls on public to March for Water

WaterAid campaign aims to bring fresh water to communities across the globe.

24th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Aid worker shows kids “real meaning” of poverty in Uganda trip

Ziz York was fed up with her daughters telling her they were poor.

24th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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The Gathering 2020 in pictures

More than 3,000 people from across Scotland's voluntary sector travelled to the SEC to enjoy SCVO's annual extravaganza

24th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Record numbers volunteer for marine surveys

More than 120 people assisted with research for the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust last year.

21st February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Two Oxfam workers killed in Syria

The men, both Syrian nationals, were attacked while they delivered aid.

20th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Award for Oxfam Scotland head

Jamie Livingstone has been named an honorary fellow of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.

20th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Tory immigration policies are “offensive and disastrous”

UK government immigration policies have been savaged as being both “offensive and disastrous”, first minister tells The Gathering

19th February 2020 by Graham Martin

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Voluntary sector is key to transforming Scotland into a happier country

Scotland’s progress must be measured through a growth in the wellbeing and happiness of its people, first minister tells The Gathering

19th February 2020 by Graham Martin

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Funding boost to protect environment around Fairy Pools

A new footpath at the attraction on Skye is being funded by the People’s Postcode Lottery.

19th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Get set for The Gathering

Anna Fowlie looks forward to The Gathering, which takes place this week at the SEC in Glasgow

18th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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All set for The Gathering

Thousands of representatives from Scotland's voluntary sector will descend on the SEC this week

18th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Syrian refugees face “worst winter yet”

Edinburgh Direct Aid is appealing for donations to help victims of the conflict.

17th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Aid department safe for now - but doubts raised over minister

Is an aid sceptic now in charge of DfID?

14th February 2020 by Graham Martin

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Still time to apply for IoD awards

Third sector directors are being invited to apply for an awards ceremony that celebrates creative leadership

14th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Coronavirus outbreak: how to maintain mental health

A charity has issued guidance on how to stay mentally well during the coronavirus outbreak

13th February 2020 by Graham Martin

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