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New sleepover ruling could save social care charities millions

Social care bodies say new Court of Appeal ruling could absolve charities of millions of pounds of back payments for sleepover shifts

13th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Disabled music fans are fed up being discriminated against at gigs

Young music fans are staging their own Glasgow gig in a bid to highlight how music venues can provide them with a better service

13th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Regulator slams trustees for exposing women to sexual abuse

​By not protecting staff, trustees breached their statutory obligations

13th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Scotland’s airports pass disability test

Scots airports do well in annual access report

13th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Orange walk ban won’t be considered

Council chiefs say petition doesn't meet strict guidelines

13th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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More empty homes brought back into use

​But more empty homes officers needed

12th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Urgent call to adapt housing for ageing population

Policy makers need to consider an ageing population when designing housing policies

12th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Free Fringe tickets for disabled reviewers

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Euan's Guide have teamed up to offer free tickets to Fringe events in exchange for accessibility reviews of venues

12th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Trump to face “wall of protests” in Scotland

Protesters expect thousands to turn out at various locations

12th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Irvine Welsh exposes the naked truth about Prostate Cancer

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh is support a new McEwan's and Prostate Cancer UK partnership

12th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Rise in “selfish” motorists stealing disabled bays

Abuse of disabled parking bays is on the rise

12th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Poor pupils face hunger and stigma at school

MSPs have raised concerns about the effect of growing child poverty on children's achievement at school

12th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Creative specialists sought to support neuro-diverse youngsters

Donaldson's Trusts is looking for creative staff and trustees to help grow a programme for youngsters with conditions such as autism

11th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Social entrepreneur picks up prestigious honorary degree

Jonny Kinross has dedicated his thirty year career to community development and social enterprise

11th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Housing minister wanted to hose homeless out of doorways

Housing minister's view appears at odds with current role

11th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Carers expect life to get harder

The annual survey of UK carers found people looking after loved ones have little faith in their lifestyles improving

11th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Opinions sought on new charity governance code

People involved in running third sector organisations are being asked to give their thoughts on a new Scottish governance code

11th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Alcohol-related brain damage at record high

​Minimum pricing alone not sufficient to address health impact of alcoholism

11th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Great hope: Scottish born Amur leopard cub to be reintroduced to the wild

The Highland Wildlife Park has announced the birth of an endangered Amur leopard it hopes will be the first to be reintroduced to the wild in Russia

11th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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