Environment & International

U-turn over ban for charity chief executive’s father

The father of the Scottish Refugee Council's Sabir Zazai will be allowed to see his son receive recognition for his contribution to civil society

23rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Church criticised on climate change commitment

Members of the Church of Scotland have opted not to end investment in fossil fuels, despite recognising a climate emergency

23rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters to hit the great outdoors

Ramblers Scotland has launched a new award scheme which aims to get people out and about in Scotland

21st May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Epidemic of stress among charity workers

A confidential survey by a major union has revealed the majority of staff in the third sector have experienced stress in the workplace

21st May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities report more than 300 serious incidents to regulator

Figures released on incidents reported by charities have sparked a debate about whether organisations should be required by law to report concerns

17th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New chief executive for major conservation charity

One of the UK’s biggest environmental charities has appointed a new chief executive

16th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity chief executive’s father banned from UK

The father of Sabir Zazai has been blocked by the Home Office from seeing the Scottish Refugee Council boss receiving an honour

16th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Festival celebrates refugees in Scotland

Refugee Festival Scotland has announced its full programme of events for 2019

15th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Work together to protect our nature sites

More action is needed to improve the condition of Scotland’s most important nature conservation areas, according to RSPB Scotland

13th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Drinks deposit scheme introduced in Scotland

A 20p deposit will be added to cans and bottles in Scotland - which will be refunded if the items are returned after use

9th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Festival of Islamic culture to take place

The inaugural Glasgow Sufi Festival, a music and arts spectacular showcasing the art, culture and mysticism of Sufism will be held this summer

8th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Campaigners welcome scrapping of air tax cuts

Environmental campaigners have welcomed a reversal over plans to reduce air tax amid climate change concerns

8th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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National Trust commits millions to heritage

Body launches a strategy to improve its portfolio

7th May 2019 by Robert Armour

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Pledge to tackle human trafficking

Faith leaders are working with a newly formed charity in a bid to end human trafficking in Scotland

7th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity joins police to target bad drivers

Major awarenesss campaign launched

7th May 2019 by Robert Armour

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Scots to journey across the nation spreading community spirit

Two community minded Scots are getting their walking boots on as they aim to spread The Big Lunch message

7th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£17m for Scottish social enterprises

Organisations will be able to access affordable and flexible loans of between £100,000 and £1.7 million from the new fund

3rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Charity Awards 2019 finalists revealed

More than 40 organisations and individuals from the third sector will vie for recognition at the annual ceremony in June

3rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity wants you to stand in solidarity with mums throughout the world

An international NGO is inviting people to stand in solidarity with mothers and to raise funds for better healthcare services

30th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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