Environment & International

Urgent action needed to create zero-emission railway

Transform Scotland is calling for a £2,5bn decarbonisation programme to begin immediately.

2nd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Deposit return scheme backed by three-quarters of Scots

The scheme is expected to lead to 90% of bottles and cans being returned for recycling.

2nd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Chorus of condemnation at Johnson’s attack on democracy

Boris Johnson’s controversial suspension of parliament is an assault on democracy and civil society, say charities

30th August 2019 by Graham Martin

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Clothes fuelling climate change

Fast fashion is creating as many tonnes of carbon emissions per minute as a car being driven for 162,000 miles

30th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£1m fund for grassroots organisations

The Scottish Government has announced new funding for social enterprises, and the creation of a new hub in Campbeltown

30th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Grave no-deal Brexit concerns raised

A letter from 85 organisations from across the UK to Boris Johnson says civil society is not prepared for leaving the European Union without a deal

29th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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MPs must be allowed to represent disabled people in Brexit debate

Inclusion Scotland has said the proroguing of parliament will only cement fears disabled people have about Brexit

29th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Humanitarian crisis unfolding in Glasgow

Hundreds of asylum seekers could be forced onto streets

29th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Imposter syndrome rife in voluntary sector

A survey has found that charity workers often feel inadequate at work

28th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Recipients of multi-million pound donations revealed

The Macquarie Group is handing out fifty million Australian dollars (£27m) to mark its 50th year

28th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities call for crackdown on cigarette litter

ASH Scotland and the MCS want filters to be reclassified as single-use plastics.

27th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Award to celebrate partnership working

Examples of collaboration between the voluntary and public sectors are being sought for the Scottish Public Service Awards

26th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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The steps the Scottish Government must take to tackle climate crisis

Climate crisis: the steps that must be taken

26th August 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Mountain hare numbers fall by a “catastrophic” 90%

RSPB Scotland is calling for an immediate ban on culling in the wake of a new report.

26th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Wee Box appeal raises almost £1m

Scots have helped to raise vital funds for communities around the globe who have been struck by disaster

23rd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity offers Brexit support to EU nationals

Citizens Advice Scotland has said it will continue to offer support to those looking to remain in the country after Brexit

23rd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Glass recycling scheme welcomed

The majority of Scots are in favour of a levy being introduced on glass bottles to encourage recycling

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Nuclear reactor restart “not worth the risk”

Permission has been granted to resume power generation at the Hunterston B nuclear plant.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Still time to apply for community regeneration awards

The SURF Awards highlight, celebrate and share the achievements of community projects

20th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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