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Donald Trump creates anxiety for Scots children

The Mental Health Foundation has found that children are anxious about global events

23rd January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Professionals work together to improve care for looked after children

A Scottish charity is hosting a free online course which aims to help youngsters across the world

23rd January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Mason is youngest ever Burns Humanitarian Award nominee

Nominees announced for prestigious award

23rd January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Sign language tours launched at attraction

The Scotch Whisky Experience in the Royal Mile will now host virtual tours for deaf guests

23rd January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homelessness rise “mark of shame” on SNP

Charities and politicians go on the attack as new housing statistics show rise in homelessness

23rd January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Rich Scots creating country’s “inequality crisis”

Unequal wealth distribution is creating chasms in society warns charity

23rd January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charity aims to save popular museum

The Stirling Smith's 144-year history could come to an end unless plans to stop funding the gallery are reversed

23rd January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Changed priorities for social housing regulation

Regulator wants a "strong tenant voice"

23rd January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Action plan aims to address charity concerns

Architects have made a series of recommendations as they call for reform at the country's national body

23rd January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Exclusive: funding fears as Big Lottery Scotland sheds 22 posts

Restructure sees a shift in priorities for Scotland's biggest independent funder

23rd January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Row over funding for sectarian projects

The SNP has denied that budget cuts have resulted in less money for grassroots projects

23rd January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Asthma sufferers fail to receive basic treatment

A study by Asthma UK has revealed that almost 60% of Scots do not receive the level of care recommended by experts

23rd January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Pressure mounts on Scottish social security agency to ban hated disability tests

New social security system must prevent disabled going through humiliating medical assessments

23rd January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Leading charity probed over data breach

Personal data compromised after email hack

23rd January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Loans to help poorest families avoid poverty premium

Hollywood actor and social activist Michael Sheen has backed a new push to help Scotland’s poorest people to avoid a poverty premium when borrowing money

23rd January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Foodbank founder faces embezzlement charge

The founder of a prominent foodbank is to stand trial accused of embezzling money from it

22nd January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Employers must ensure harassment is dealt with

The Scottish Women's Convention held a conference on sexual harassment in light of recent high-profile scandals

22nd January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Women too embarrassed to take cancer test

More than a third of British women delayed going for their cervical smear tests due to worries about their body

22nd January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homeless projects £1.6 million funding boost

Grants from the Housing Voluntary Grant Scheme will be allocated to 17 projects who work to prevent homelessness

22nd January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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