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Fundraised income up to £540m at CRUK

​CRUK goes from strength to srength despite difficult operating enviroment

19th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Union wins right to fight for recognition at care charity

A trade union has won the first round in its battle for recognition at a major Scottish social care charity

19th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Landmark PIP victory for mentally ill claimants

Judges decree social support definition is too narrow

19th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Call for better infant mental health services

Access to service practically impossible for Scots

19th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Horror as 3m animals tested last year in UK

​Campaigners want draconian laws changed

18th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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MSP joins in the fun with RNIB

The charity launches its summer programme

18th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Lottery launches £100m fund to help tackle climate emergency

The Climate Action Fund will be used to establish a UK-wide network delivering 'high impact community-led climate action'.

18th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Award for social enterprise that teaches circus skills to youngsters

Think Circus CIC has been granted £25,000 from start-up agency Firstport.

17th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities shortlisted for ScottishPower Foundation Awards

Seven charities will be in the running for awards at the ceremony in September.

17th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Report recommends VAT exemption for charitable wills

The Charity Tax Commission has suggested a string of reforms to help third sector fundraising.

17th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities welcome move to boost lottery income

Third sector organisation will now be able to raise up to £50m a year through lotteries.

17th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Don’t suffer in silence, Childline tells youngsters

The service remains open 24 hours a day during the summer holidays.

16th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Children’s charity rebranded for 150th anniversary

Action for Children said it's new logo was 'warmer and friendlier'.

16th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity slams Scotland’s “dangerous self delusion” as drug deaths soar

Country's opinion of itself needs reappraised in wake of massive rise in drug-related deaths

16th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival getting more socially aware

More shows at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe will address social issues than before

16th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Bee corridor project hits major milestone

Buglife Scotland has completed work on 37 wildflower-rich habitats along the John Muir Way.

16th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Facebook funds charity to combat online scams

Huge sum awarded to charity after legal challenge was dropped

16th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Extinction Rebellion blocks Glasgow road with 25ft pink boat

The protest is part of the group's Summer Uprising campaign.

15th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Video exposes ‘grim reality’ of grouse shooting industry

Ten-minute film by Chris Packham details the death of a hen harrier in South Lanarkshire.

15th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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