Social Justice & Poverty

Families across Edinburgh benefit from surplus food

Almost a million meals have been made from food that was set for the bin thanks to a charity initiative

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Leading the fight against digital exclusion

A new £1.3 million project has been launched which aims to give communities new digital skills

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Public transport should be more affordable

The cost of transport is putting significant pressures on those on lower incomes, and poor services can leave people isolated

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fight against knife crime continues

Knife crime has dropped dramatically since No Knives Better Lives was introduced 10 years ago

19th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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GDPR putting women and children at risk, say charities

Police are unwilling to share information about perpetrators of domestic abuse, due to fears over data protection

19th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprises to make impact in Africa

Entrepreneurs in Scotland are being given the chance to expand into African markets

17th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign launched to save city’s adult entertainment venues

Petition is in reaction to Scottish Government

17th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity calls for secrecy over sectarianism in football to end

Nil by Mouth has called for a report which details the extent of incidents which have taken place at football matches to be made public

17th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity emails leaked online

Mermaids has said some service users could be identified by the emails in question, but denied intimate details were leaked

17th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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In pictures: The Scottish Charity Awards 2019

More than 500 people packed the Edinburgh International Conference Centre to see the top charities in Scotland recognised

17th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Charity Awards 2019 winners revealed

Drake Music Scotland is named Charity of the Year, with a record amount of votes polled for the People's Choice Award

15th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 14 June 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

14th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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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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