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Vegans demand animal free meals in schools and hospitals

Vegans are demanding that animal-free options should be guaranteed on the menu at every school and hospital in Scotland

6th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Stirling plans major volunteering events

The city plans to use the momentum behind its failed European Volunteering Capital bid to host two major events in the coming years

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Large legacy leads to an income jump for charity

New corporate sponsorships and a large legacy have led to an increase in an environmental charity’s income

6th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Study shows lack of understanding of what rape is

Rape Crisis Scotland has said a lack of public understanding is affecting the outcome of rape cases

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Drink spiking campaign launched

New figures from police have shown the amount of spiking incidents in Scotland has doubled in the last year

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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PM backs down over gagging clauses

UK Government contracts with charities will be rewritten to provide assurances that charities and social enterprises can criticise government policy

6th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charity hits back in Tory foodbank row

The Trussell Trust has denied it was used by politicians, after several Conservative MPs were pictured donating items

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Children to miss out on basics at Christmas

Action for Children has blamed Tory austerity for a rise in child poverty in Scotland

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Foodbank given cash to deal with Universal Credit fall out

A foodbank has been given extra cash to deal with the impact of Universal Credit

5th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Animated videos to help people with MND

MND Scotland has created videos using the voices and experiences of real people with MND to provide practical tips and advice on living with condition

5th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Stirling misses out on volunteer city bid

The city has missed out on its bid to become European Volunteering Capital, but has pledged to continue to build volunteer participation

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters want answers on Brexit

Two charities have called for clarity for young people on a range of issues

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Legacy of Giving Tuesday

The Charities Aid Foundation has found 1.5 million people who donated last week are likely to support charity in the future

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Elderly still waiting lengthy periods for care in Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership has failed to meet targets set by inspectors

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Thieves steal charity cash

Police are investigating after money which was set to go to charity was stolen from a community centre

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign should promote staff with learning disabilities

A charity is calling for a national campaign to promote the benefits of employing staff with learning disabilities

4th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Public feels powerless to help the homeless

The majority of people feel angry, upset, or frustrated about the state of homelessness across the country, but feel powerless to help

4th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Revealed: the best not-for-profit employers

Jobs website compiles the UK's best charity employers

4th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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EXCLUSIVE: Union makes legal bid to force charity to cooperate

A union is taking legal advice in an unprecedented bid to force a major care charity to cooperate in the latest twist in a bitter industrial dispute

4th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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