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Epilepsy discriminated by unfair PIP assessments

​People with epilepsy are being treated unfairly when it comes to assessing their disability

15th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Housing association warns tenants not to sublet homes

They are at risk of being evicted

15th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity awards finalists help elderly

Two charity awards finalists from the same category in a national award ceremony have come together to bring a smile to elderly residents in Prestonpans

14th August 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Aging population sparks call for care investment

New figures show 19% of Scots are aged 65 or over.

14th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Joint bid to support volunteers in Scotland

Three organisations have teamed up to improve volunteer practice in Scotland

14th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Black Bull set to be Scotland’s first community pub

Locals hope to raise £55,000 to buy the hotel in Gartmore from its current owners.

14th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Council could curb children’s climate strikes

Pupils in Edinburgh would only be allowed one day of protest each year under new proposals.

14th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Leading charity says 200 jobs at risk

Restructure looks to save £7m a year

14th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Doubts cast on history of the Haddo Madonna

Painting owned by the National Trust had been attributed to Renaissance master Raphael.

14th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Runners take on Oor Wullie-themed challenge

Groups braved torrential rain to raise money for the Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity.

14th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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OSCR hunts for new chief executive

The Scottish Charity Regulator is advertising for a new permanent chief executive

14th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity embraces behavioural science

YMCA Scotland has started using new techniques to help young people into employment

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Regulator wants to end free FOI

Charging for requests would deter people from abusing the system, according to OSCR.

13th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Sturgeon: third sector has key role in tackling addiction crisis

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the creativity of charities can help reduce drug deaths in Scotland

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: 250,000 sanctioned on Universal Credit

Charity demands urgent investigation

13th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Festival of Volunteering set to be bigger than ever

Events will run throughout next month - and will take place across two local authority areas

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Almost 15,000 veterans helped by support service

The Armed Services Advice Project has been called a "real success story".

13th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Funding to help revamp historic building

The Patrons of Cowane’s Hospital Trust have gained more than £300,000 to help repair the landmark Stirling building

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity furniture depot hit by flooding

The Edinburgh Furniture Initiative is seeking urgent donations after stock was damaged during flooding last week

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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