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We’ll make Scotland less lonely, government pledges

The Scottish Government has vowed to take action to tackle the growing problem of loneliness in Scottish society

18th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Party goers hearing is at risk this Xmas

Loud music can damage hearing

18th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Funeral charity launches Christmas campaign

Caledonia Cremation is hoping to support the 1,000 Scots who will lose a loved one over Christmas

18th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Kiltwalk marches on to new records

Whopping amount raised by 20,000 inspirational walkers in 2018

18th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Community launches campaign against funding cuts

Community campaigners in north Edinburgh are coming together with six voluntary organisations to fight dramatic funding cuts to local health projects

18th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Women at risk from universal credit payments

Split payments should be prioritised says MSP

18th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Transgender charity faces funding wait

The Big Lottery Fund has undertaken a review of a £500,000 grant to Mermaids after receiving a wide range of comments on the decision

18th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Group aims to offer Brexit support

The EU Citizens’ Rights Project has created a website to help those who fear for their future after Brexit

17th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity staff reminded to remain vigilant for fraud

Gift card fraud is on the rise

17th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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David Robb to leave OSCR

After seven years the chief executive is to move to a new role

17th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Nuisance call crackdown welcomed

Citizens Advice Scotland has said new rules will help to hold companies to account

17th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Jobs project delivers benefits

Those fighting addiction issues or reintegrating into society are benefitting from a new project in Glasgow

17th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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More than 7,500 more workers to get the Real Living Wage

A further 7,500 workers across Scotland are set to be uplifted to at least the real Living Wage by April next year

14th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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UK government complicit in Yemen slaughter

Charity says UK is selling arms to Saudi but criticising it for the Yemen crisis

14th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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True scale of hidden homelessness revealed

Official figures do not come near the reality of rough sleeping across Britain

14th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Killing fields: the link between wildlife crime and the grouse shooting industry

A new report has nailed the link between the persecution of birds of prey and grouse moor management

14th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Scrooge DWP slammed for ditching £10 Xmas bonus

No extra cash at Christmas under universal credit

13th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Poverty groups in budget disappointment

The Poverty Alliance and CPAG have said more could have been done to help those stuck in poverty

13th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fears for the vulnerable after employability fund closed

Vulnerable people could be left without the opportunity to gain employment training after a funding scheme closed abruptly

13th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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