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Trio up for humanitarian award

The founders of three international charities will vie for an award in the name of Robert Burns

17th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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British charity worker killed in Kenya hotel siege

Highly regarded aid worker was dedicated to helping others

17th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Hundreds of disabled people have say on services

Alliance holds conference with input from over 250 disabled people

16th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Plastic free store opens its doors

The Refillery allowers environmentally conscious shoppers to cut their waste by storing goods in reusable packaging

16th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Care services face recruitment crisis

More than half of care homes in Scotland are struggling to recruit staff, a national report has revealed

16th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Review of FOI laws to be held

The Scottish Parliament is due to review Freedom of Information legislation after concerns were made by a third sector-led delegation

15th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fears of EU funding black hole as Brexit looms

Ministers have failed to consult on alternatives to EU funding with charities fearing they will lose a vital funding stream

15th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity in misconduct funding row

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) received £132 million in government aid while one of its senior officials faced investigation

15th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New chief executive for major care charity

Care provider Capability Scotland has appointed the leader of a supported living provider as its new boss

15th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Trust boss to move on

Martyn Evans is set to depart the Carnegie UK Trust after 10 years to join a new philanthropic organisation

15th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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OSCR names interim chief executive

David Robb to leave at the end of January for new role

14th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Show of unity needed to beat cancer

Scots are being urged to show support for everyone affected by the disease on World Cancer Day

14th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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The Gathering returns for 2019

The largest free third sector event in the UK is back at the SEC in Glasgow on 20 and 21 February with a new look

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scots struggling to pay mortgages

Research by Shelter Scotland has shown the amount of people struggling to pay for their homes has gone up in recent years

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish charity launches emergency appeal

Edinburgh Direct Aid has said refugees in Arsal, Lebanon, require urgent support

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Welfare support for veterans stepped up

Poppyscotland is recruiting new staff to help deliver a national service which will help veterans

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Women’s groups fears over “dangerous” pick-up predator

Police Scotland investigate man who videos himself tryting to pick up women in Glasgow

11th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Unbeaten and unbowed - community groups continue fight for survival

Organisations hit by funding cuts in Edinburgh are planning their next moves as they bid to continue supporting the community

11th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Rudd bows to pressure and ditches two child cap

Another government climbdown as Rudd realises two child cap was unworkable

11th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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