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Photography used to address stigma of addiction and homelessness

A charity and a social enterprise teamed up to dispel the negative labels surrounding those who are homeless or struggling with addiction

20th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charities struck off following £1.6m fraud case

Two charities ran by a couple convicted of using migrants to falsely claim benefits have been removed from the charity register

20th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity service marks milestone anniversary

One Parent Families Scotland has been supporting people in Falkirk for 30 years, with guests invited to a special party this week

20th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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New cancer support hub unveiled

Macmillan invested £2.2 million in the new service, which will improve support for cancer patients and their families

19th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Far right thugs attack charity project

A community facility in the Gorbals was covered in far right graffiti, with thousands of pounds worth of tools taken

19th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding available to third sector employers

The Flexible Workforce Development Fund aims to support organisations having to pay the new Apprenticeship Levy

19th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Calls for Pride boss to resign

​Petition follows criticism of the event

19th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Funding boost for fight against hunger

A Scottish charity is celebrating a £425,000 grant from the People's Postcode Lottery

19th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Hundreds of kids left home alone in summer

Parents risk prosecution for leaving their children as young as five home alone during the summer holidays

18th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Exhibition of art by people who have suffered abuse

Future Pathways is looking for those who have experienced neglect to take part in an art project for a new display

18th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity ambassador Chris Packham discusses autism

On a recent visit to Falkirk, conservationist Chris Packham discussed his role as an ambassador for the National Autistic Society

18th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Arts body boss steps down

Janet Archer has left Creative Scotland after the group was criticised for the way it allocated funding

18th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Mental health and women’s issues in the spotlight at Edinburgh Fringe

A quarter of all shows at this year's Fringe festival have a social impact finds a new festival award programme

18th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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DWP’s “indifference” cost disabled £340m in benefits

​Shocking lack of care exposed in MPs' report after disabled ESA claimants under paid between £5,000 and £20,000

18th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Project aims to inspire creativity amongst care experienced

Impact Arts is set to help those at a young offenders institute to improve their confidence through art

18th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Mother Teresa charity faces claims of selling children

The Missionaries of Charity is set to be investigated by the Indian Government

18th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Michelle Obama wows Edinburgh with words of wisdom

Former first lady was guest of honour at Hunter Foundation dinner

18th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charity apologises for telling young people to avoid negative news

​Instagram post was a mistake says organisation

18th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Funding cuts forces charity to build new homes in historic village

Social care charity Quarriers is building 50 homes for private sale in a bid to raise cash to plug funding gaps caused by austerity measures

17th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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