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9th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Green light for two child tax limit legal challenge

The Child Poverty Action Group has been granted permission for a judicial review

18th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Young people voice concerns over Brexit

​Report outlines a range of concerns young people face in the midst of UK's exit from Europe

18th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Organisations unite to call for an end to benefits freeze

More than 40 groups have made the plea to mark Challenge Poverty Week

18th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Quarriers to boost mental health of new mums

Social care charity Quarriers is to increase its services to new and expectant mums struggling with mental health issues

18th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Funding boost for disabled youth work project

The groups that have benefitted from the Big Lottery Fund’s Young Start programme have been unveiled

18th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Drop in youngsters admitted to non specialist wards for mental health illnesses

However experts have said more needs to be done to ensure specialist support is available

18th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Care worker recruitment crisis in Scotland

Half of service providers in Scotland face difficulties finding staff, new figures have revealed

17th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Community victory as Celtic pledges to show film on match day

​Previous attempts by campaigners failed to engage the east end club

17th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Hate crime campaign launched

Hate has no Home aims to encourage people to understand and report hate crimes

17th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Increase in youngsters contacting Childline about suicide

The amount of Scottish youngsters who had thoughts about taking their own lives has risen by 17% over the last year

17th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Postcard campaign gauges thoughts on care system

Care experienced youngsters have been having their say on a review of the system

16th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity welcomes fatal accident sentencing plans

Motorists could face a life sentence if charged for causing a fatal accident

16th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Poor communities in Scotland are getting dirtier

Carole Noble explains the social impact of the decline of our local environments

16th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Community gears up bid as Scottish Government blocks sale of Island

​Islanders launch bid to raise millions to buyout tiny island

16th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity art exhibition set to return

More than £500,000 has been raised through the event in Ayrshire

13th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: should Universal Credit be stopped?

Poll: should Universal Credit be stopped?

13th October 2017 by Graham Martin

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LGBTI people victims of numerous hate crimes

A study by the Equality Network has revealed the extent of hate crimes in Scotland

13th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Make three days volunteering leave compulsory

​Bid to make leave compulsory could alleviate shortage

13th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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