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£40k to get Glasgow kids reading

A programme that partners older and younger pupils to encourage reading for pleasure has been awarded £40,000 to run in Glasgow primary schools

15th August 2018 by Graham Martin

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Scotland embraces Open Government

The project has seen Scotland engage with international partners as it aims to make government more transparent and accessible

15th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Michelle Mone blasted for sending daughter on “poverty safari”

Reality TV show will see Mone's daughter visit Glasgow's east end

15th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Blind man highlights hidden hazards of Scottish streets

Charity RNIB has been campaigning against shared space developments in Scotland

15th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Baby boxes benefit families across Scotland

More than 50,000 of the packs were distributed to new parents in the first year of the scheme

15th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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SCVO names new board members

Three new members have been added to the organisation's board of trustees as a strategic review continues

14th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Music fans enjoy accessible gig

A charity hosted a showcase of musical talent to prove that more accessible concerts should be hosted in Scotland

14th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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£11m Scots aid package for Malawi

Boost for projects working in the African country

14th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charity to send politicians to prison

Families Outside is hosting prison tours for MSPs as it aims to show the challenges that families face

14th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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One in three Scots homes fall below standard

Substandard housing has become a real issue in Scotland

14th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Schools need trauma support

A survey by Barnardo's has revealed education workers feel they need greater training in helping children deal with trauma

14th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Mountain hare numbers crash on grouse moors

The numbers of mountain hares living on grouse estates has crashed dramatically, say scientists

14th August 2018 by Graham Martin

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Lego therapy helps autistic youngsters

The Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity has funded a series of Lego Clubs at schools in the capital

13th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity ditches ambassador after “bad taste” burka tweet

Offensive tweet left charity with no option other than to terminate ambassador's role

13th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Watch: Wrestling superstar backs Scottish charity

Supporters of Finding Your Feet were taken aback by a surprise video message from the Hollywood actor

13th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity in musical instrument appeal

St Vincent's Hospice is planning on creating a music therapy project for the people it supports

13th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity welcomes swift care home action

The Care Inspectorate is moving residents out of an Aberdeenshire home which was found to be operating under poor conditions

13th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Money-raking awards ceremony ditched by women’s groups

Scottish Women's Awards created to make profit

10th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Unison appeals sleepover backpay decision

The Court of Appeal ruled last month that social care providers would not have to issue backdated pay to staff, but an appeal could be heard

10th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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