Environment & International

Community fridge aims to support families

Residents of Pollokshields in Glasgow are set to benefit from a project to reduce food waste and get the community sharing

4th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Tory minister launches “scandalous” attack on foreign aid

A UK Tory minister wants to tear up the way foreign aid is sourced and allocated

30th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Funding decisions devolved to Scotland

A funder has announced a major devolution of decision-making

30th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Cautious optimism as Scotland sets new fuel poverty targets

A previous target failed in 2016

29th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Six ways to transform Scottish rural life

Scotland’s rural communities have presented six demands which they say will make life better for people living in the countryside

29th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity gets cash to help people made destitute by Brexit

A charity has had its funding doubled so it can help those expected to be made destitute by Brexit

28th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Would you pay 20p for a paper carrier bag?

Paper versus plastic is not a simple choice according to campaigners

28th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Most polluted streets in Scotland revealed

Friends of the Earth Scotland have reported dangerous levels of pollutants in cities across the country

28th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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RSPB Garden Birdwatch turns 40

RSPB Scotland is celebrating a very special anniversary of the world famous Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend

25th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Climate for charity campaigning is getting worse

Many charity campaigners believe the climate for campaigning has deteriorated over the past year

25th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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EU nationals in Scotland feel insecure about future

A campaign group has revealed that Brexit has already had emotional and practical impacts on EU nationals living in Scotland

25th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity ends Chinese tech firm link

The Prince's Trust has said it is ending a 10-year link with Huawei in light of public concerns

25th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland can end planet destroying emissions by 2050

Reaching a net-zero target could be achieved "comfortably" if there is a political and social will for change

23rd January 2019 by Graham Martin

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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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