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Huge legal costs could cripple campaigning charities

Campaigners have called for urgent reforms which will allow charities to campaign without worrying about incurring crippling legal fees

16th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Fury after prosecutors drop another wildlife crime case

An environmental charity wants answers from the Crown Office after an alleged wildlife crime prosecution was dropped by courts – the third in weeks

16th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Charity slams McDonald’s for insensitive advert

​Bereavement charity hits out over dead dad advert

16th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scots politicians urged to lift Westminster’s benefits freeze

Benefit have been frozen until 2020

16th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Mountaineer becomes youngest Briton to scale Everest

Impressive feat of human endurance takes young Edinburgh climber into the record books

16th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Slow down: charities back move to blitz road speeds

Charities are backing a move to reduce the speed limit in built up areas to 20mph

15th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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MSPs discover many councils failing vulnerable pupils

A committee of MSPs has called on the Scottish Government to review funding Scottish state school pupils with additional support needs

15th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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First female boss for conservation charity

Ann McCall takes over from Stuart Housden, who has led RSPB Scotland for over 20 years

15th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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New chief executive announced at leading charity

​New head to take the helm at north east disability organisation

15th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity forced to pay £50k to energy giant after daring to challenge windfarm

A charity has agreed to pay costs to an energy company following a failed attempt to stop a wind farm

12th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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EXCLUSIVE: red tape blocks disabled from becoming election candidates

Outrage as legislation prevents disabled candidates getting financial support from Scottish Government

12th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Huge increase in Scots children seeking support for exam stress

​School children in Scotland reporting stress-related problems more than ever before

12th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scottish Charity Awards 2017 finalists unveiled

Find out which organisations and individuals have made it to the final of the Scottish Charity Awards 2017

12th May 2017 by TFN Staff

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National Marine Centre to open in North Berwick

The Scottish Seabird Centre has unveiled its plans for a £5.5m National Marine Centre to culture secretary Fiona Hyslop

11th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charities hail bid to ban animal circuses

Animal protection charities have welcomed publication of a bill to ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses in Scotland

11th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Quango boss to take on high-paid role at leading charity

New chief executive will take up the role in July

11th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Housing group scoops major industry award for digital inclusion

​Innovative use of technology recognised by industry

10th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Outrage at Theresa May’s plans to reintroduce foxhunting

Cruel and outdated foxhunting should have no place in 21st century Britain say campaigners

10th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Award winning anti-fracking film to tour Scotland

​Campaigners hope film will inspire Scots activists

9th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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