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Help mould the future of the third sector

SCVO is calling on organisations to complete its State of the Sector survey to help it lobby for a better future for all Scotland's third sector

10th December 2018 by TFN

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Shock as health project faces closure

Pilton Community Health Project has had its funding slashed by the council and health board operating under Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Poor more likely to die from lung cancer

The gap in lung cancer deaths between rich and poor is increasing, new figures have shown

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Game-changing investment in people affected by dementia

A ground-breaking investment of £2.5 million has been announced by the Life Changes Trust

11th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Christmas toys for good causes knit a problem for seasoned stitcher

A woman who has knitted every day for the last 30 years has created a variety of Christmas teddies for good causes

11th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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CRUK partner criticised over use of boxing “ring girls”

Corporate partner remains defiant despite other sports ditching the sexist portrayal of women

11th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Budget 2018: protect cash for care leavers

A charity has called on the Scottish Government to protect cash earmarked for care leavers

11th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Santa Dash waste criticism

Zero Waste Scotland has highlighted the amount of Santa suits that are binned immediately after the charity event

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity in Corbyn tweets row

The Institute of Statecraft has been criticised for political tweets - but claims it has been the victim of a cyber attack

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charities unite to tackle child expoitation

Night workers urged to report concerns via dedicated helpline

11th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Pledge to expand affordable credit

An event aimed at tackling financial exclusion in Scotland will take place at the Scottish Parliament

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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People’s Postcode Lottery helps 5,000 good causes

This year, over 1,500 causes were supported with grants from the trusts

10th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Kurdish community in Scotland being “terrorised” by police

Police have been accused of terrorising the Kurdish community in Scotland

10th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Christmas puppy farm warning

Families who plan on buying a dog this Christmas are being warned to walk away if they suspect it has been bred illegally

10th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Praise as renewable energy milestone hit

Wind turbines managed to provide more energy than was required in Scotland for the first time last month

10th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Social Bite sleep out set to be ditched

More people took part this year but less money was raised

10th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Half of teachers depressed or anxious

A study by the Mental Health Foundation has called for greater support for children and staff within schools

10th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Civil society says: use budget to help poor families

Campaigners want the Scottish Government to use its budget to urgently help families struggling to get by

9th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Parents: get rid of barriers to autistic children’s education

Almost 3,000 people have signed a letter calling for the Scottish Government to address the barriers autistic children face to accessing education

7th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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