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Ban multibuy offers on junk food, Government told

Coalition of medical experts call for urgent legislation to tackle obesity epidemic.

24th June 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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MSPs pay tribute to Big Issue vendor Paul Kelly

MSPs have paid tribute to Paul Kelly, a Big issue vendor allegedly murdered in Glasgow.

24th June 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Funding remains biggest concern over short- and medium-term

A new report casts light on risks facing charities in the short, medium and long term.

24th June 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities urged to sign charter tackling sexual abuse of boys

A new charter seeks to improve support for children who experience sexual violence.

24th June 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Increased support needed around sight loss

An advice line run by a Scottish charity is set to see more than a 200% increase in the amount of calls it receives

24th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poverty groups lead call for income supplement

Poverty campaigners have said it is vital that support is made immediately to help Scotland's poorest families

24th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Thousands march for trans equality during Pride Edinburgh event

The LGBTI community marched in solidarity for trans rights at the event in Edinburgh this weekend

24th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Nearly half of Scots run out of money before payday

New advice from Citizens Advice Scotland has shown 47% of Scots often struggle to make ends meet

23rd June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprise aims to make eSports accessible

Enable Gaming CIC aims to make the world of online gaming open to all

21st June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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OSCR apologises as complaint goes to parliament

OSCR makes apology as member of the public goes to Holyrood

21st June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity seeks donations of £20.19 in 2019

Worldwide Cancer Research is remembering its inspirational founder to mark its 40th anniversary

21st June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Pupils embrace social enterprise

Schools from across Scotland have been rewarded for creating innovative ideas which aim to deliver social good

21st June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Income on the up, but challenges ahead for charity sector

An annual study on the charity sector has revealed income rose for charities, but donations are falling and government grants stagnated

21st June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Vigil will be held after Big Issue vendor is killed

A vigil will be held for popular Big Issue vendor Paul Kelly who died in a violent incident at the weekend

20th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Councils “hiding” welfare fund - as they fear being swamped by desperate Scots

Councils are not advertising a fund to help the most vulnerable Scots – because they fear being swamped by applicants

20th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Social entrepreneurs set to flourish

The Young People Entrepreneurship Engagement Programme (YPEEP) aims to equip young people with the skills to build successful social enterprises

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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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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Youngsters creating change through philanthropy

The annual YPI Scotland took place in Perth this week, with pupils from across Scotland in attendance

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Climate fund open for applications

The Scottish Government’s 2019 Climate Justice Innovation Fund aims to support a sustainable climate agenda

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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