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Revealed: the terrible toll of PIP on MS patients

A “senseless and unfounded" rule in the disability benefits system is causing people with MS to lose support at an alarming scale

19th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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It’s not old people who can’t afford heating

Those who struggle to heat their homes in winter are more likely to be under 65 and living in rented accommodation

19th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Kibble develops foster care for traumatised kids

A Scottish charity and university have worked together to create a groundbreaking foster care service for seriously traumatised children

18th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Sexual assaults rife at music festivals

Campaigners have said figures that show one in five revellers face unwanted sexual behaviour are shocking but not surprising

18th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity denies whistleblower’s sacking claims

An animal welfare charity said it did not sack its head of policy because he spoke out about pension fund investments in firms using animal testing

18th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charity hosts sexual abuse conference

Break the Silence invited several guest speakers to its first conference

18th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Aid and environmental charities get legacy boost

More people are leaving legacies to environmental and overseas aid charities – but less to religious ones, new data has revealed

15th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Spending watchdog’s report slams Universal Credit

DWP doesn't accept system is causing hardship but report details numerous problems

15th June 2018 by Robert Armour

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Exclusive: winners of the 2018 Scottish Charity Awards

Blood Bikes Scotland secured a double at this year's ceremony, with HIV Scotland and the Point and Sandwick Trust amongst the other winners

15th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Support for children with brain conditions

Charity Cerebra is bringing a toolkit and workshops that have proved successful in England and Wales to Scotland

15th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Marie Curie picks up digital Scottish Charity Award

Terminal illness charity Marie Curie has been awarded after making a major change to its record keeping system

14th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Marathon man Bob wins Terrific Trustee

Bob Nolan of Deafblind Scotland has been named as Scotland’s most Terrific Trustee

14th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Windfarm operator wins Scottish Charity Award

The UK's biggest community windfarm operator is generating £800,000 a year for community projects in the Western Isles

14th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charity boss is a Leading Light of the third sector

Ewan Aitken has been named as a Leading Light of Scotland’s third sector

14th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Pioneering project to teach self-defence to blind Scots wins award

The Scottish Centre for Personal Safety course for blind and visually impaired people won Pioneering Project at the Scottish Charity Awards

14th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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HIV campaign wins Scottish Charity Award

A groundbreaking campaign to introduce a drug to reduce HIV infections in Scotland has won the Cracking Campaign award at the Scottish Charity Awards

14th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Meet Scotland’s new Charity Champion

Scotland has a new Charity Champion – Fiona Shapcott, founder of Kids Love Clothes

14th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Oxfam BG banned from Haiti after sex scandal

Haiti has permanently banned Oxfam GB from operating in the country

14th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Hundreds of cyclists descend on Moray for annual gathering

Moray Bike Ride celebrates the great outdoors

14th June 2018 by Robert Armour

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