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Majority still support £5 child benefit increase

A £5 increase would ease burden on struggling families

21st June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Reports of emotionally abused children soar in Scotland

​Figures show huge rise in reports from children who are being emotionally abused

21st June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scots stand with refugees across the world

Scots have marked World Refugee Day by forming a giant human chain in Glasgow city centre

20th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scots charity blocked from helping Grenfell victims

A Scottish charity has offered to come to the aid of people made homeless by the Grenfell Tower disaster

20th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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New Scotland-wide service for people with HIV

Project aims to tackle isolation

20th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Boost for cooperatives as Scots fed up with traditional economy

Cooperatives UK says the sector is growing across the UK and Scotland as people seek more control over the economy and their jobs

20th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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DWP suspends rules for Grenfell Tower residents

Those who miss appointments won't be sanctioned

20th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Civil society says: Brexit must respect the rights of children

Children In Scotland has joined 1,800 groups across Europe to demand that the rights of young people will be respected as Brexit negotiations begin

19th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Good Ideas thrive through the Melting Pot

Ten social entrepreneurs graduate from the Good Ideas Academy and the hunt begins for new recruits

19th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Stars come together to record single for Grenfell victims

Top names in the pop world have gathered to record a charity single for the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster

19th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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£150,000 for climate change projects

New cash is available to help Scottish communities tackle climate change

19th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Pop star reminisces about her time as a Brownie

Former Brownie Pixie Lott was one of an array of stars who entertained 8,000 Girlguiding Scotland members and spoke to junior reporters afterwards

19th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Men urged to come clean about their mental health

New project encourages men to be open about how they are feeling

19th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Funding boost for Scotland’s vital army of volunteers

Cash will help encourage diversity among volunteers

19th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Doctor Who star judges charity’s father’s day competition

David Tennant has taken time out from his busy theatre schedule to judge a Father's Day competition run by Scottish charity Circle

16th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Bringing communities together in the name of murdered MP

This weekend sees a major drive to cut across division and hatred in our communities – all in the name of murdered MP Jo Cox

16th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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UN urges UK government to reform Lobbying Act

High level intervention could force UK government into rethink

16th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Action taken to combat the scandal of holiday hunger

A public plea for action to feed children affected by holiday hunger has been successful – and will see hundreds fed over the summer

16th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Huge fundraising response in wake of Grenfell tragedy

More than £5 million – and counting – has been raised for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster

16th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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