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Young disabled people voice their vision for an inclusive Scotland

Inclusion Scotland is launching the #OurInclusiveScotland campaign

13th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Rural parliament will look at empowering communities

More than 400 people will arrive in Stranraer this week to take part in the Scottish Rural Parliament

13th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Social enterprise steps in to offer addiction support

The Grassmarket Community Project has pledged to help those affected by the closure of Comas

13th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Brexit and climate change threaten our environment - we need urgent green laws

A coalition of leading environmental charities have launched an urgent campaign to call for call for Scotland to have its own environment act

13th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Consultation on health plans

Views from the third sector are being sought as health bosses aim to look at how public health can be strengthened

13th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Pupils want to learn about social activism

More than 80% of young people are keen to learn more about philanthropy

13th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland can’t ditch marine protection post-Brexit

Guarantees needed to protect Scotland's marine life

13th November 2018 by Robert Armour

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Scotland is the kindest part of the UK

A new survey has revealed that Scotland is the kindest part of the UK

13th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of highest honour

Amnesty International has stripped its highest honour from Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi

12th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Governance Code aims to support trustees

Scotland’s Governance Code for the Third Sector has been launched to mark the start of Trustees' Week

12th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Row after SNP blocks planning equality bid

The SNP has been accused of selling out Scotland’s communities by blocking a bid to give them the same right as developers to appeal planning decisions.

12th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Climate crisis activists willing to do jail time

Direct action events planned to rewire public perception of climate change

12th November 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charity shops close across Scotland

A total of 35 charity shops closed in the first half of 2018 - more than any other region of the UK

12th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters sleep out for Social Bite

Thousands of children braved the cold to show their support for ending homelessness

12th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Wind power hit record levels last month

Turbines generated 98% of Scotland's energy demand during October

12th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland stands for Remembrance Sunday

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was amongst those who attended a service of Remembrance in Edinburgh

12th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Reduce speed limits to make roads safer for cyclists

Country's cycling network needs to be safer to encourage more to get on their bike

12th November 2018 by Robert Armour

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Impact of food projects to be assessed

The way that charities use food to tackle poverty and social exclusion is set to be examined

9th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity gagging orders: Tories attacking free speech

The UK Tory government is so terrified of public debate it is gagging charities and groups which hold it to account

9th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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