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Charity rebrands to mark 175 years

YMCA Scotland has created a new identity as it looks to bring its local organisations together

20th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Race for Life 25th anniversary events underway

Sara Wilson, 25, got the Race for Life Glasgow underway as thousands of runners took to the streets for Cancer Research UK

20th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Third sector stalwart set to retire

After 25 years of involvement in the city's third sector, the chief executive of Dundee Voluntary Action is to retire

17th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity’s summer appeal to give children across Scotland a day out

One of Scotland’s leading social care charities has launched its Summer Days Appeal

17th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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The shocking digital divide that punishes Universal Credit claimants

As many as one in three people seeking help with Universal Credit (UC) in Scotland don’t have access to the internet to make their claim

17th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Most Scots admit they could do more to be kinder

The majority of people believe we can all be kinder to each other, according to a survey of the public for the British Red Cross

17th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Busiest ever winter for homeless care shelter

746 people have accessed the winter care shelter run by homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust – making this it’s busiest ever season

17th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charities report more than 300 serious incidents to regulator

Figures released on incidents reported by charities have sparked a debate about whether organisations should be required by law to report concerns

17th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New chief executive for major conservation charity

One of the UK’s biggest environmental charities has appointed a new chief executive

16th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Dismay as law lords back hated benefit cap

Charities have hit out after law lords dismissed a challenge to the controversial benefits cap for single parents

16th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity chief executive’s father banned from UK

The father of Sabir Zazai has been blocked by the Home Office from seeing the Scottish Refugee Council boss receiving an honour

16th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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UK misses out on EU poverty funds

The Home Office has failed to secure £600,000 for victims of modern slavery, and there are fears that further funding could also be lost

16th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Trauma experts head for Scotland

Charity Kibble will host experts from across the world to hold a discussion on children's mental health and wellbeing services

16th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£18m to stop young Scots offending

The CashBack for Communities scheme aims to fund projects which help people make positive decisions

16th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Festival celebrates refugees in Scotland

Refugee Festival Scotland has announced its full programme of events for 2019

15th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Celebrating voluntary arts in Scotland

The contribution voluntary arts makes to our communities is being celebrated in a series of events

15th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Social enterprise aims to create positivity

Residents in the north of Edinburgh are being invited to come up with creative ideas

15th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Walkers set off on mammoth journey

The Big Lunch aims to bring communities across the UK together

15th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Child poverty is ‘shameful indictment’ of benefits system

Statistics shown poverty is on the rise have led to children's charities coming together to call for action

15th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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