Environment & International

Belu Water makes a splash

Gareth Jones spoke to Belu Water chief executive Karen Lynch to hear how she turned a sputtering startup into a successful social enterprise

17th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: amidst Brexit chaos, is it time for another indyref?

Poll: amidst Brexit chaos, is it time for another indyref?

18th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 18 January 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Third sector nominees sought for national awards

The Director of the Year Awards are set to celebrate inspiring leadership across Scotland

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Oxfam failures laid bare

An interim review of the charity's work on safeguarding, cultural change and misconduct has highlighted shortcomings at the organisation

17th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Trio up for humanitarian award

The founders of three international charities will vie for an award in the name of Robert Burns

17th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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British charity worker killed in Kenya hotel siege

Highly regarded aid worker was dedicated to helping others

17th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Plastic free store opens its doors

The Refillery allowers environmentally conscious shoppers to cut their waste by storing goods in reusable packaging

16th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fears of EU funding black hole as Brexit looms

Ministers have failed to consult on alternatives to EU funding with charities fearing they will lose a vital funding stream

15th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity in misconduct funding row

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) received £132 million in government aid while one of its senior officials faced investigation

15th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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The Gathering returns for 2019

The largest free third sector event in the UK is back at the SEC in Glasgow on 20 and 21 February with a new look

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish charity launches emergency appeal

Edinburgh Direct Aid has said refugees in Arsal, Lebanon, require urgent support

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support grows for Brexit health and social care probe

More than 90 organisations have backed plans for a review of the effect Brexit will have on social care

11th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity worker embarks on ultra-pilgrimage

A charity worker is setting out to run 14 ultramarathons in a bid to help rebuild war torn areas of the Middle East

9th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Oxfam bucks downturn as Xmas sales rocket

The charity is seeing huge increases in sales as other retailers struggle

9th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Poll: do you think the UK will be a member of the European Union in a year’s time?

Poll: do you think the UK will be a member of the European Union in a year’s time?

8th January 2019 by TFN

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Charity bids to buy Highland mountain

Woodland Trust Scotland is looking to raise £1.6 million to allow Ben Shieldaig to flourish

8th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Puppy farm sales rocket

The amount of concerns raised by the public over illegal sales of dogs has trebled, figures have shown

7th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Low emissions zone launched

Environmental groups have said tougher action is needed after Glasgow introduced restrictions on buses

3rd January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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