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General election: Speak out now to beat hatred and division

Scotland’s third sector must be at the forefront of ensuring progressive ideas win over hatred and division in snap General Election campaign

18th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Massive funding boost for third sector consortium

​Cash will be used to support older veterans

18th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charities bid to eradicate rough sleeping in Glasgow

A successful approach towards eradicating rough sleeping on the streets of Glasgow has been awarded a grant of over £400,000 to maintain its work

18th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Women being hit hardest by Tory welfare cuts

​Statistics show inequality is rife when it comes to benefit cuts

18th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Thousands sign online rape clause petition

​Pressure grows on UK government to scrap controversial legislation making women prove they were raped to get child benefits

18th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Experiment could see wolves reintroduced to Scotland

Restoration of lost species can be controversial but Paul Cardwell found a Scottish charity tackling the issue head on with a unique experiment

13th April 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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More children complain they feel isolated by today’s society

Leading charity says children are retreating more into themselves because of social pressures

13th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Care workers’ impossible job highlighted in Unison video

Leading union says UK's army of care workers are under more pressure than ever before

12th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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£3m up for grabs for new social enterprise startups

The Scottish Government has announced new funding as part of its social enterprise strategy, which also includes the creation of a Buy Social certificate

12th April 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Good Finance advice for charities and social enterprises

A new digital service will provide support for third sector organisations considering whether to take on loan finance

12th April 2017 by Susan Smith

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Revealed: 50,000 mobility vehicles taken from disabled people as part of PIP

Transition from DLA to PIP sees nearly half of disabled people lose their mobility entitlement to a vehicle

12th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Child abuse helpline asks victims to name their abusers

Helpline will reassure victims they are safe to name the perpetrators of abuse

12th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Health charities plan all out blitz on booze

​Scotland's ill fated relationship with the bottle must end say leading health campaigners

12th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Chief encounters: Theatre should be for everyone

Rhona Matheson of Starcatchers explains her charity's latest project involves asking those who can afford theatre tickets to buy one for those who can't

11th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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Brexit has had no effect on UK charity donations

Survey shows impact of Brexit negligible in terms of charity giving

11th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scotland hailed for prescribing revolutionary HIV drug

Campaigners say Scotland has led the way in prescribing Prep on the NHS

11th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Poor kids to benefit from a good play

A Scottish charity has launched a fundraising campaign to help pay for theatre tickets for children from poorer backgrounds

11th April 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Campaigners call for PIP to be scrapped and DLA reintroduced

Petition wants the controversial system to be halted to be replaced with the old one

11th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Global pressure sees state executions fall by one third

Amnesty publishes report detailing executions around the world

11th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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