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Charity lotteries ‘should be able to offer £1m jackpots’

Campaigners want end to regulations dating back to 1976.

10th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Johnstons of Elgin becomes 1500th Living Wage employer

The luxury woollens retailer is Scotland’s second-oldest family business.

10th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Video seeks to make justice system less daunting for rape survivors

Rape Crisis Scotland produced the guide after victims told them the legal process was complex and disorientating.

10th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Last ditch attempt to halt Serco evictions

Serco set to go ahead with lock change this week

10th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Natasha Kaplinsky announced as new Barnardo’s president

Broadcaster used first speech to introduce report on young people's concerns for the future.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Fall in participation for Tough Mudder-style events

Fewer people are fundraising through endurance challenges, a report has found.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Social enterprises can get funding worth £3.3 million

Two new funding challenges worth £3.3 million are being launched to support all social enterprises – large and small - across Scotland

9th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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UK Aid Match announces latest round of funding

Successful applicants will receive £1 of UK Government money for every pound donated by the public.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Ignore safeguarding at your peril, trustees warned

Report suggests international charities must find better balance between fundraising and risk management.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Damages against charity following death rejected by court

Judge finds that charity and care worker did not have the same responsibility as a hospital

9th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Volunteering charity appoints new chief executive

Paul Reddish will take on the role at Volunteering Matters in August.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Childhood getting worse, parents and grandparents say

Bullying, peer pressure and social media cited as serious concerns in cross-generational survey.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Shops to turn down music for Autism Hour

Retailers will make their premises more accessible to people with the condition this October.

8th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Housing provider appoints interim chief executive

Charlie Dickson will take on the role at Bield until a full-time successor is found.

8th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Scots spend £600m a year on single-use plastics

Charity calls for action as figures show 300,000 tonnes of plastic packaging bought in Scotland every year.

8th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Glasto stars donate outfits to Oxfam

Roll call of top acts donate to the top aid group

8th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Poorest children six times more exposed to tobacco sales

Study finds youngsters in most deprived areas pass a shop selling tobacco 149 times each week.

8th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Home Office ‘wants to turn charity workers into border guards’

Liberty says a UK Government scheme would lead to the deportation of non-UK rough sleepers.

8th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Tories told: keep TV licence promise

Voters across the generations believe the Conservatives should not break their promise to provide a free TV licence for everyone over 75

5th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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