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Poorest children six times more exposed to tobacco sales

Study finds youngsters in most deprived areas pass a shop selling tobacco 149 times each week.

8th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Home Office ‘wants to turn charity workers into border guards’

Liberty says a UK Government scheme would lead to the deportation of non-UK rough sleepers.

8th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Tories told: keep TV licence promise

Voters across the generations believe the Conservatives should not break their promise to provide a free TV licence for everyone over 75

5th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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University honours green campaigner

The director of Friends of the Earth Scotland was praised for combining scientific knowledge with passionate campaigning

5th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Help shape social security in Scotland

The views of anyone who has experienced the current benefits system are being sought

4th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity law reform: sector needs more transparency and accountability

The charity sector in Scotland needs greater transparency and a beefed up regulator – according to the findings of a major Scottish Government survey

4th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Glasgow set for festival of Islamic culture

The volunteer-ran festival will bring a dazzling array of acts to The Tramway later this month

4th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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National Trust for Scotland announces new chairman

Sir Mark Jones will take up the role after Sir Moir Lockhead steps down in August

4th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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One in five employees unsure of their workplace rights

Citizens Advice Scotland said 19% employees were unclear about their rights to holidays and sick pay

4th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Alzheimer Scotland launches walking football league

Hampden Heroes gives people with dementia the opportunity to play the sport they love.

3rd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Community champions to converge in Cornwall

Eden Project Communities is looking for those who want to boost community participation in their area to take part in a special event

3rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Leading disability charity appoints new chief executive

Eddie McConnell will bring enthusiasm and experience to role with Down’s Syndrome Scotland.

3rd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities recognised for commitment to sustainability

Five organisations have been given The Last Difference Symbol to show they are focused on organisational sustainability

3rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Warning over lottery fund scam

The National Lottery Community Fund is urging Twitter users to be on the lookout for an online scam

3rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Retail award for Scots charity worker

Tracey Groom, of Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland, has been named Retail Staff Member of the Year at the Charity Retail Awards 2019

3rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Obese ‘outnumber smokers two-to-one’ in Scotland

A charity is warning that obesity is now the leading cause of four cancers

3rd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Emergency appeal after Ebola outbreak in the DRC

Disease, conflict and food shortages continue to ravage the Central African nation.

2nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Scots charity creating change in Africa

Link Community Development has gained almost $1 million to build on its work in Uganda

2nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity helps woman live life to the full after devastating head injury

A woman who recovered from two brain haemorrhages has thanked Quarriers for their support.

2nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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