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TFN investigation: third sector pension fear

A TFN survey on how the third sector feels about pension deficits has uncovered wide-ranging fears about how charities will cope with rising debt

15th September 2017 by Susan Smith

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Carer calls for free travel after being forced to foodbank

Petition launched to help carers support loved ones

19th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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Taxi drivers need more awareness of dementia

Those with dementia have called for more sensitivity towards the needs of passengers

19th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Five projects across Scotland share £22m

Projects will boost cycling and walking in Scotland

19th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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UK’s social enterprises vulnerable to public sector changes

​Fluctuations within public sector departments affect social enterprises most, survey finds

19th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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Bafta award winning director creates Aberlour film

Garry Fraser, who worked on Trainspotting 2 with Danny Boyle, has created a film about children moving into new Aberlour homes in the Highlands

19th September 2017 by Susan Smith

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Runners urged to get tough to help cancer fight

A race through the Pentland Hills will be hosted by Cancer Research UK

19th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Tory cuts to cost disabled £50 a week by 2020

Disabled households are already suffering from cuts to their incomes but there's much more to come

19th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity scoops five awards in one very successful year

Contact the Elderly has also been shortlisted for five more awards over the last year

19th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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First Scottish volunteering festival kicks off

The Stirling Festival of Volunteering will see 10 events take place over six days

19th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Technology is changing the lives of children

A survey by Barnardo's has shown that less teenagers are sleeping well and heading outdoors

19th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland’s social security HQ will be in Dundee

New agency set to create 1,500 jobs

19th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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Amount of people who will suffer strokes on the rise

The Stroke Association has called for action to prevent a crisis

19th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Calls for Universal Credit Christmas truce

A festive season of misery faces those receiving the controversial benefit

19th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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UK slips from top 10 most generous nations

Britain is a generous nation - just not as generous as before

19th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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Blackwood introduces the Powerchair football AGM

Blackwood Homes has come up with an innovative solution to the boring old AGM format

18th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity advert reveals horrors of UK child abuse

Action for Children hopes its new advert will help it raise funds to rescue more children from horrific abuse and neglect

18th September 2017 by Susan Smith

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Brian Cox fronts charity eye screening campaign

Diabetes Scotland and RNIB Scotland have joined forces to promote vital eye screening for people with diabetes

18th September 2017 by Graham Martin

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Thousands turn out for Edinburgh Kiltwalk

​Edinburgh Kiltwalk hailed as a huge success

18th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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