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Wee Box appeal raises almost £1m

Scots have helped to raise vital funds for communities around the globe who have been struck by disaster

23rd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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OSCR launches university boss payment probe

An investigation into a payment made to Prof Sir Ian Diamond has been launched

23rd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity chief executive to retire

Joe Connolly is leaving after 12 years in the job at Ypeople

23rd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity offers Brexit support to EU nationals

Citizens Advice Scotland has said it will continue to offer support to those looking to remain in the country after Brexit

23rd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support centre officially opened

Deputy First Minister John Swinney has opened Camphill's Ochil Tower School in Perthshire

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Edinburgh health and social care strategy revealed

The Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) has published plans to "radically transform" social care in the capital

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Help Oor Wullie head to new home

Scouts Scotland hope to take ownership of one of the famous Bucket Trail statues

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Twitter storm rages over hashtag #CharitySoWhite

Campaign encourages sector to delve deeply into its own white privilege

22nd August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Glass recycling scheme welcomed

The majority of Scots are in favour of a levy being introduced on glass bottles to encourage recycling

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Teachers launch foodbank amid child poverty crisis

Education committee hears of tired, hungry children in Edinburgh's schools.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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One in four girls “don’t feel safe playing outside”

Campaigner warns of "gender play gap" after publication of Girlguiding study.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Loneliness summit to take place

Contact the Elderly is hoping to expand on its work to tackle social isolation in central Scotland

21st August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Awards to celebrate active lifestyle volunteers

Walking charity Paths for All will host the event at the Scottish parliament in September.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Nuclear reactor restart “not worth the risk”

Permission has been granted to resume power generation at the Hunterston B nuclear plant.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Lotto boost for charity which reunites siblings

Siblings Reunited provides supervised contact for children who have been separated in the care system.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Shortage of signups causes cancellation of charity walk

St. Vincent’s Hospice has launched a new challenge after its Step Up walk was called off.

20th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Fundraiser hits £25,000 following policeman’s death

PC Andrew Harper, who was killed last week, had planned to undertake a gruelling challenge for charity.

20th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Council hits back over charity’s threat of legal action

Glasgow City Council has strongly denied Shelter Scotland's accusations that it denies homeless people vital support.

20th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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