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Almost 500 homes created for homeless people

Two of Scotland’s biggest housing providers have announced they are to commit 475 properties to homeless people

8th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Walking football charity kicks off

The slowed down version of the beautiful game is aimed at older people and those recovering from injury

8th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: Ed Sheeran stars in 2017’s worst poverty porn charity appeal

An Ed Sheeran-fronted Comic Relief video has been named as this year’s worst example of charity “poverty porn”

8th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Laughter helps to keep people warm this winter

Human Appeal is aiming to raise more than a million pounds for those without a home

8th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Politician recognised for leading fight against bigotry

Nil by Mouth have praised the work of Lord Jack McConnell, who introduced measures to tackle religious intolerance

8th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Emotional plea goes out to Santa – please stop here

Baby Sia will be in hospital this Christmas, so Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity is calling on people to join its call to make #SantaStopHere

8th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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£15 million up for grabs from tampon tax fund

Grants of at least £1 million are available for women’s charities in the latest round of the tampon tax fund

8th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Huge rise in children battling anxiety

Almost 3,000 Childline sessions were held in Scotland for youngsters who are struggling to cope

8th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Celebs stay warm for Christmas Jumper Day

Game of Thrones actor James Cosmo is amongst the stars who have backed Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day

7th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign launched to retain study programme

Groups such as YouthLink Scotland, Carers Scotland and the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations have backed KeepErasmusPlus

7th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Schools are failing a generation of young carers

Schools are failing a generation of children who are sacrificing their futures to care for sick or disabled family members, Barnardo’s has found

7th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Fury at Chancellor’s “derogatory” disabled comments

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been savaged for making “totally unacceptable and derogatory comments” about disabled people

7th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Jo Cox charity donation from hotel duped by racists

A hotel duped by a fascist group has pledged a donation to the charity set up in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox

7th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Army of volunteers to help the homeless this Christmas

Crisis at Christmas will support hundreds of homeless people over five days

7th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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A sporting chance for kids and inmates at HMP Grampian

New HMP Grampian initiative is already improving relationships between children and their parents

7th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Budget for mental health needed to help children across Scotland

Campaigners want to see funding for youth services tripled to meet an increase in demand for mental health support

7th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Families of disabled children fight helpline closure

Families are set to protest outside Edinburgh City Chambers on Friday 8 December against the closure of a helpline for families of disabled children

7th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Named person faces further 12 month delay

The Scottish Parliament's education committee has blocked plans for a guardian to be assigned to every child in Scotland

7th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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New charity invites Scots to invest in local services

Scottish Communities Finance will invest in social enterprises that provide services in local areas

7th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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