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Charities call for welfare fund boost

Coalition says more support must be made available during the coronavirus outbreak.

18th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Winter shelter to close early

The shelter, which gives homeless people a bed during the coldest months, is having to close early due to the coronavirus

18th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity unveils new name

Bobath Scotland has announced it will change name as it looks to expand its support

18th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Celebrating single parents

Single Parents Day takes place this weekend, with Scots urged to show their support online

18th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity shops face closure as virus ravages UK high streets

Reliance on older volunteers means shops will close

18th March 2020 by Robert Armour

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Scrap delivery charges, pharmacies told

Age Scotland calls on Boots to drop its £5 delivery fee during the Covid-19 outbreak.

17th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Asylum seekers failed by coronavirus lockdown

Refugees seeking asylum are still being forced to travel to Liverpool to hand in documents.

17th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Mothers battle on in triathlon challenge

The group of 21 mums is not going to let the coronavirus stop them raising money for a children's charity

17th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Sport Relief cash will help those hit by coronavirus

This years’ event raised more than £40 million.

17th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Coronavirus: voluntary sector rises to the challenge to help those in need

Scotland's communities respond to help those most in need

17th March 2020 by Robert Armour

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Tampon Tax Fund opens for applications

Charities supporting women and girls are invited to apply for a share of £15 million.

17th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Deposit return scheme to be delayed

Challenges presented by the coronavirus mean the initiative will not be implemented until next year

17th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity to deliver food across Glasgow

A new food truck, named Peek-a-Chew, will be used to deliver items to communities across Glasgow

17th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Coronavirus: support pledge made to the sector

The Wise Group has put a series of measures in place to help support individuals and organisations through the coronavirus

17th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Foodbank donation points raided by panic buyers

Donation baskets have had to be moved or removed from some Edinburgh supermarkets after previously donated items were taken

17th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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BBC delays licence fee changes for older people

Charity welcomes move made in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

16th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Face-to-face benefits assessments suspended

Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the move, which it wants to see made permanent.

16th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Prince’s Trust initiative appoints Chris Weir as patron

Women Supporting Women Scotland aims to empower women to realise their potential.

16th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Coronavirus self-isolators should be given “rent holidays”

Living Rent also demanded a pause on evictions during the coronavirus outbreak.

16th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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