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Digital tools to help those with Parkinson’s

Parkinson's UK is aiming to make technology which can help those with the disease easier to access

13th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Law must change after HIV pilot banned from flying

Pilot loses dream job after being accepted on training programme

13th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Thousands buy meals for the homeless

Incredible response means homeless won't go without on the big day

13th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Rise campaigners take over plush flats for homeless

​No buildings should be left empty when there are homeless on the streets they say

13th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Social media fuels elderly isolation

Two charities that work with older people have joined forces after research showed that older people are missing out on social interactions

13th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Action plan to tackle racial inequality

Funding is set to be invested in boosting job opportunities for minorities, as well as links being made with the Travelling community

12th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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November wind powered Scotland

Turbines provided enough energy for more than three quarters of Scotland's demand last month

12th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Communication problems in stroke survivors set to double

Growing numbers of people struggling with speaking, reading and writing will put more pressure on health services

12th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Cyber attack on charity

Hackers have attempted to steal credit card data from people who purchased items from RNIB

12th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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New affordable homes launched in Highlands

Homes will be for social and mid-market rent

12th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Youth project helps rural town to flourish

Zara Turner, of the Callander Youth Project, has been revealed as the 8000th person to have benefited from Community Jobs Scotland

12th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Tears of joy as scientists close to Huntington’s cure

​Breakthrough as new drug offers huge hope for patients with life shortening disease

12th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Nearly a quarter of 5-year-olds are overweight

Cancer Research Scotland is calling for drastic action to wean young children off crisps, chocolate and fizzy drinks

12th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Move to have “smoking kills” branded on each cigarette

​Cancer group bids to tackle young people smoking through controversial move

12th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Summit tackles Scotland’s poverty premium

Scottish Parliament event will explore how to improve financial support services in Scotland's poorest communities

12th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Funding fears grip charities in 2018

Losing funding is the biggest risk facing UK charities in 2018

12th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charity victory as council abandons shared space plan

Pressure from a sight loss charity has lead to an Inverness Council u-turn over the removal of a pavement from an Inverness street

12th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Kids Company trustees told: take voluntary ban or face court

By accepting a voluntary ban trustees could be struck off for shorter period

12th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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MPs want an end to fossil fuel investments

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is amongst a group of politicians calling for action to tackle climate change

12th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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