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Half of Scots believe poverty leads to poor health

More than half of Scots have said they are prepared to pay more tax to improve Scotland's health

12th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Huge jump in charitable giving in Scotland

Generous Scots gave £1.2 billion to charity in 2017 – a huge increase from the £813 million donated in 2016

12th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Edinburgh Women’s Procession pictures and video

Thousands of Scottish women took part in the procession in memory of 100 years of women getting the vote - see the video and pictures

11th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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MoonWalk lights up Edinburgh

Thousands of walkers have helped to raise more than £500,000 for cancer charity Walk the Walk

11th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Rugby star’s charity makes first investment

The My Name’5 Doddie Foundation will invest £400,000 in game-changing MND research

11th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homelessness could end within a decade

Crisis has set out an ambitious plan which it says could stop people from having to sleep on the streets

11th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fathers are sidelined during childbirth

New research finds dads are being ignored to the danger of mums and babies

11th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Honours for Scotland’s third sector heroes

Several well-known faces - and also volunteers - from the Scottish third sector have been included in the Queen's Birthday Honours list

11th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Carers struggle with mental and physical health

New research released for Carers Week 2018 has shown that many carers fear for the future

11th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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The UK in 2018: a submerged nation of the poor made destitute by design

A toxic brew of benefit cuts, sanctions and high rental costs has pushed masses of people into destitution

8th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Leading Scottish HIV charity faces fight for survival

HIV Scotland is locked in talks with the Scottish Government, having seen its initial bid for annual funding knocked back

8th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Hollywood star to talk about social enterprise in Edinburgh

Film star Michael Sheen will speak about his community activism at a major social enterprise event in Edinburgh later this year

8th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Efforts of Scottish volunteers celebrated

Organisations took the time to recognise their helpers during Volunteers' Week

8th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Healthcare charity hails amazing appeal success

The generosity of the public was hailed as a Scottish charity celebrated the success of a fundraising appeal

7th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Education bosses must do more to encourage disabled students

The One in Five campaign met with education bosses for talks this week, having highlighted a gap in disability admissions

7th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Win the chance to have dinner with Michelle Obama

Youngsters can win a table at a dinner with the former First Lady, which is being organised by The Hunter Foundation

7th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Families should help out more with social care, say Edinburgh health bosses

Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) will consult on plans which aim to see people receive greater support from their families

7th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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£20m poverty fund announced

The Empowering Communities fund allows groups to decide how to tackle poverty in their area

7th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Gay Scots to be pardoned after historic bill passes

A campaign to have those who were convicted for having consensual relationships cleared is celebrating success, with thousands of men affected

7th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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