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Charity says ditch the car and save thousands

Huge savings can be achieved if families ditch the car - even for short journeys

26th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Councillors can help transform blind people’s lives

Local authorities are key to improving life for the 170,000 Scots who are blind or partially sighted says RNIB Scotland

25th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Thousands of affordable homes to be built in Scotland

​Housing group plans to create new homes for those on lower incomes

25th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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New figures show social housing evictions are rising

Fears social landlords are threatening eviction to collect rent arrears

25th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Election candidates must understand the cost of diabetes

Election candidates have been asked to show a greater awareness and understanding of diabetes and the impact it has on the community

25th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Foodbank use at record levels: low pay and benefits changes to blame

A record number of Scots are relying on help from foodbanks, it has been revealed

25th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scotland’s schools let down vulnerable pupils

A coalition of charities has said austerity measures in council-run schools are set to create far bigger financial problems in the future

25th April 2017 by Susan Smith

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One-in-five Scots pensioners struggling financially

​Over-65s not claiming what they are due, research shows

25th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Rage after scallop dredgers wreck rare reef

Conservationists have reacted with fury after scallop dredgers wrecked a precious marine habitat

24th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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One in three low income Scots can’t afford to eat

Living costs are pushing low income Scots further into poverty, alarming figures show

24th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Ladies who lunch raise thousands for social care charity

​Annual event goes from strength to strength

24th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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New sexual harm laws introduced in Scotland

​News laws aimed at protecting victims come into force today

24th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scots pensioners missing out on free personal care

​Councils not doing enough to ensure older people get access to care, new data reveals

24th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Pedal on Parliament to take place across Scotland

​Thousands set to descend on Scotland's cities to demand greater rights for cyclists

21st April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Royal brothers “brought closer” as a result of childhood trauma

A video in which Princes William and Harry speak openly about their mother's death as been described as a "defining moment" for mental health

21st April 2017 by Susan Smith

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UK government warned: don’t weaken human rights

All UK human rights commission chairs join to urge the UK government to rethink repealing human rights legislation

21st April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Move to reintroduce tail docking slammed by campaigners

​Scottish Government plans to allow tail docking of specific breeds

21st April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Housing association creates its own maintenance company

A Scottish housing association has launched its own maintenance company in a bid to save money and improve its homes

21st April 2017 by Susan Smith

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Annie Lennox, Kevin Bridges and Texas to perform for Obama at Edinburgh charity gig

​Sir Tom Hunter announces star-studded lineup for prestigious charity dinner

21st April 2017 by Robert Armour

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