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Cashback funding helps charity support vulnerable youngsters

Cyrenians will work with Scotland’s five secure units in a bid to reduce youth homelessness.

22nd January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Macmillan tops YouGov’s charity Buzz Rankings

The cancer support charity led for the eighth consecutive year.

22nd January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Scotland’s public bank obliged to invest ethically

MSPs have formally established the Scottish National Investment Bank.

22nd January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Men’s shed won’t leave premises

Dispute over premises leads to friction between charity and housing association

22nd January 2020 by Robert Armour

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Tories told: hands off aid department

Boris Johnson and his Tory government have been warned to think again about any plans to abolish the Department for International Development (DfID)

21st January 2020 by Graham Martin

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One in four homes affected by fuel poverty

CAS is calling on the Scottish Government to double investment in energy efficiency.

21st January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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National Investment Bank “must be an ethical lender”

Scotland’s proposed public bank must avoid investing in damaging projects, campaigners say.

21st January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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New Scottish boss for Breast Cancer Now

Dr Tom Berry said he was “honoured” to join the charity.

21st January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Campaigners call for FOI reform

A new report calls for sweeping changes to improve transparency and accountability.

21st January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Pre-mixed drinks contain “alarming” levels of sugar, charity warns

One widely available drink was found to contain twice the recommended daily allowance of sugar.

21st January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity to train disabled reporters

Pilot programme aims to empower youngsters to challenge injustice.

20th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity welcomes child court move

New legislation will ensure that any child witness in the most serious criminal cases will have their evidence pre-recorded

20th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity makes it easier to donate to Australia bushfire appeals

CAF have enabled donations to be made without international payment fees.

20th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Unpaid care work worth £36 billion in Scotland

The majority of Scots want to see more money spent on supporting carers, research by Oxfam has shown

20th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity axes actor over cannabis comments

Brian Cox has been removed as patron of Mid-Lin Daycare Centre after advocating the use of marijuana

20th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland’s most polluted streets revealed

Figures show air quality is getting worse in many areas.

20th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Half of Scots feel lonely

Brew Monday is aiming to get people talking, in a bid to tackle the scourge of loneliness in society

20th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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New maps reveal seabird hotspots

​Pioneering research used to track protected species

17th January 2020 by Robert Armour

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New chief executive for Samaritans

Jeremy Hughes will join the charity later this year

17th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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