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Scotland to build world leading centre for homelessness

New facility planned to use third sector expertise to combat homelessness

23rd January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Most charities now filing returns online

Move to digital returns a huge success for OSCR

23rd January 2017 by Robert Armour

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DWP revealed woman’s contact details to abusive ex-partner

Woman forced to change identity because of the DWP's error

23rd January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Two Scottish charities reveal their links to new Trainspotting film

The Junction has already raised over £3,000 from an auction of tickets to the film's premiere and Calton Athletic Recovery Group supplied seven actors

20th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Protest against Trump inauguration in Scotland

Hundreds protest on the advent of Trump becoming US president

20th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Campaigners cool on climate change plan

Draft climate plan welcomed but campaigners fear the vision won't be delivered

20th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Body anxious kids as young as 11 are avoiding PE finds YMCA

​Youngsters are so worried about their body image many hide away and some are even considering surgery report finds

20th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Older Scots so lonely they go to shops just for company

Survey shows sad reality facing older people in Scotland

20th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Philanthropist pledges more cash for charities

Sir Tom Hunter says Kiltwalk will be bigger, better and raise more cash for charities this year

19th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Tesco donates over 500,000 meals to needy

​Retailer will ensure all surplus food goes to good causes by end of this year

19th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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DWP slammed for “shambolic” Universal Credit roll-out

MP demands figures on how many people are being put on Universal Credit in error

18th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Third sector hits out at May’s “bullying” Brexit speech

Charity leaders have said May's Brexit plan has ignores Scotland and groups that have depended on European funding

18th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Lack of community is wrecking Scots economy

Social isolation and disconnected communities is putting a £731 million strain on the Scottish economy

18th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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EXCLUSIVE: Charity was forced to call in liquidator over debts of £215,000

The National Playbus Association went into liquidation because of two employment tribunals

17th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Charity hails ruling branding two footballers rapists despite no criminal conviction

Rape Crisis Scotland says the landmark civil court ruling could open door for more civil rape trials

17th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charities unite against Daily Mail attack

Daily Mail accused of irresponsible journalism after instigating a campaign against Scotland's third sector

17th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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More than 800 children living in temporary homes

Shelter Scotland says Scottish Government must ramp up its efforts to fight homelessness in light of latest official figures

17th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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English charity regulator seeks new chief executive

The high profile role as chief executive of the Charity Commission commands a £130,000 annual salary

17th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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