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New Domestic Abuse Bill tackles controlling behaviour

The crackdown on domestic abuse is set to continue, a discussion event heard last week

4th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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TV star is looking cool in charity tartan

Line of Duty star Martin Compston wears his Alzheimer's Scotland tartan scarf with pride – even in LA!

4th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Scotland must prepare for huge increase in cancer sufferers

The amount of people living with cancer in Scotland is set to rise to 360,000 by 2030

4th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Social Enterprise Academy opens India office

Deputy First Minister John Swinney has opened the Scotland:India Impact Link in Mumbai

4th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Youngsters and elderly sink into poverty

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation's annual report has revealed that poverty rises are occurring which have not been seen for 20 years

4th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Society lotteries celebrate £255m for good causes

Last year proved the best ever for the UK's society lotteries, but Lotteries Council chair Jo Bucci says they could raise much more

4th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Children’s commissioner considers welfare legal action

Scotland's children's commissioner has said that a complaint could be issued against Universal Credit

4th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Disabled children living in poverty across Scotland

The charity Contact has revealed the impact a shameful lack of support is having on the families of disabled children across Scotland

4th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charities failing to use mobile technology for donations

The Giving on the Go report has revealed that only a quarter of organisations offer mobile apps which can accept donations

4th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Group aims to fund policy work in Scotland

The Scottish Policy Foundation aims to address a lack of funding for research

1st December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Dads Rock gets Scottish Government lifeline

A £50,000 grant from the Scottish Government has temporarily saved the threatened Edinburgh charity from closure

1st December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Glasgow to be the best place in Europe for LGBTI+ people

A new agreement between Glasgow LGBTI third sector organisations and the city council aims to ensure Glasgow is an equality trailblazer

1st December 2017 by Susan Smith

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After Grenfell: urgent social housing action needed to prevent tragedy

Plans have been revealed to ensure sprinklers are fitted to all new social housing in Scotland

1st December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Ex MSP takes up leading charity role

A former MSP will head up the policy team at Scotland’s Scotland’s largest visual impairment charity

1st December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Is Woody the dog better than Moz the monster?

Animal charity argues its Christmas appeal advert out-emotes the famous John Lewis advert

1st December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Report drink drivers, public urged

Crimestoppers are expecting an increase in those getting behind the wheel after drinking

1st December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Investigation launched into true reasons for the disability employment gap

Independent Living in Scotland is looking for disabled workers to share their experiences to help address inequality in Scotland's workplaces

1st December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Lonely this Christmas: breaking festive isolation

More than 60,000 people aged over 65 will have no-one to spend Christmas Day with, according to new research by Age Scotland

1st December 2017 by Graham Martin

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New social enterprise to transform travel

Transform Consultancy will carry out sustainable transport research that could change the way we travel

30th November 2017 by Susan Smith

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