Social Justice & Poverty

Incubator delivers new social enterprises

The latest graduates from the Good Ideas Incubator Programme have been revealed

13th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities failing to embrace digital

The pace of digital change within the charity sector is slow, an annual report on digital skills has shown

13th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Project aims to stop people from dying too soon

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland has launched a new initiative in one of Glasgow's most deprived areas

13th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Honours for Scottish third sector heroes

The Queen's Birthday Honours List has been revealed, with several third sector representatives recognised

12th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Serco begins evicting asylum seekers

Despite legal challenges, the company goes ahead with hated eviction of desperate asylum seekers

12th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Why should you apply for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland?

Duncan Thorp says awards and an opportunity for everyone

11th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Poll: should older people receive free TV licences?

Poll: should older people receive free TV licences?

11th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Bullying taking place “in plain sight” within charity sector

A report has revealed the severe impacts bullying can have on charity sector workers

11th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Pantry aims to tackle food poverty

Cyrenians could create food stores across Edinburgh as it continues work to support those facing food poverty

10th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Community awards to return

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

10th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Half of Scots hit by scammers

A charity is urging Scots to speak up if they fall victim to fraudsters

10th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Celebrating volunteering in Scotland

Organisations across Scotland have been celebrating the work of their volunteers this week, to mark Volunteers’ Week 2019 (1 to 7 June)

7th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New volunteer training initiative announced

Volunteer Scotland and the Open University have teamed up to give volunteers the chance to expand their skills

7th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Young people can create positive change

Amal Azzudin examines how young people in Scotland are taking action to make the world a better place

6th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Samaritans mark 60 years in Scotland

Since the 1 June 1959, every single call that has been made to the Samaritans has been answered by a volunteer

6th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social Security Scotland launches new benefit

Cash will help with school-related expenses

5th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Scotland’s charities celebrate volunteers

Thousands of charities and voluntary organisations across Scotland are holding events celebrating volunteering

4th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Poll: should Trump have been given a full state visit?

Poll: should Trump have been given a full state visit?

4th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Fuel poverty forces people to switch off power and heating

A majority of housing association tenants have had to disconnect power or turn off heating because they can’t afford it

4th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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