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Third sector responds to Scottish budget

Cause for optimism as McKay raises taxes for the first time since devolution

14th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Call for local authorities to oversee asylum seeker housing

A decision on a contract worth up to £4 billion to house refugees in the UK will be made over the next few months

14th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Fears over future of wildlife haven

RSPB Scotland has submitted an objection for plans for a golf course at Coul Links

14th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Children start gambling to make money

The danger of online games which encourage gambling has been highlighted by GambleAware

14th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Almost half of youngsters regularly feel lonely

A new project has been launched to tackle youth isolation in Scotland

14th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Scots get fit to boost their mental and physical health

The Active Living Becomes Achievable project has proved successful since its launched last year

14th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Restructure cost charity nearly £6m

More clients are being reached the charity says

14th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Brits do not know how to support local charities

The majority of people want to help local organisations, but a third do not know how to

14th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Call to rein-in alcohol licensing

​Report finds licensing decision greatly impact on the health of communities

13th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Bereaved families struggling to afford funeral fees

Postcode lottery depending where in the county you get buried or cremated

13th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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£1 billion needed to address care home crisis

A debate between representatives of the sector and MSPs took place this week

13th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Camelot scoops Lotto profits as good cause cash falls

Operator sees huge rise in profits despite a drop in sales and less money going to good causes

13th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Postcode lottery for children who need mental health support

Half of Scottish health boards are failing to meet targets to provide support within 18 weeks

13th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Concern over cut to support teachers

The amount of children identified as having additional needs has risen substantially

13th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Digital tools to help those with Parkinson’s

Parkinson's UK is aiming to make technology which can help those with the disease easier to access

13th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Law must change after HIV pilot banned from flying

Pilot loses dream job after being accepted on training programme

13th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Thousands buy meals for the homeless

Incredible response means homeless won't go without on the big day

13th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Rise campaigners take over plush flats for homeless

​No buildings should be left empty when there are homeless on the streets they say

13th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Social media fuels elderly isolation

Two charities that work with older people have joined forces after research showed that older people are missing out on social interactions

13th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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