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Livestreaming presents cocktail of risks for children

The NSPCC has warned that posting live videos online puts children at risk of grooming

19th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Remembrance festival to return

To Absent Friends allows Scots to remember and celebrate loved ones who have been lost

19th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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More support needed for older volunteers

The Centre for Ageing Better is calling for charities to do more to make volunteering more age friendly and inclusive

18th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Bookmaker fined over stolen charity money failings

Paddy Power Betfair has been hit with a £2.2m fine for allowing significant amounts of stolen money to flow through its exchange

17th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity shops aim to help people into work

A new initiative aims to help job seekers look sharp for interviews, without hitting them in the pocket

16th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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25 calls to improve lives of children

Children in Scotland has joined with partners to call for action to help young people

12th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homeless to receive free books

Ian Rankin and Nicola Sturgeon have backed an initiative which aims to provide some solace to those sleeping rough

12th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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SFA and charity team up with the goal of helping children

Children 1st has teamed up with the Scottish Football Association (SFA) to harness the power of the beautiful game

11th October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Wellbeing in the workplace campaign launched

Some of Scotland's biggest firms have joined with charities to reduce stigma around mental health at work

11th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Stop for Soup campaign launches on World Homelessness Day

Bethany Christian Trust launches Stop for Soup campaign at Edinburgh soup café Union of Genius to raise funds for the homeless

10th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Pride Glasgow boss resigns after event fiasco

Alastair Smith faced calls to quit after hundreds of marchers were locked out this year's event

9th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Recreations of artefacts used for contactless donations

The National Trust for Scotland is looking to boost donations by inviting visitors to use technology to hand over their cash

8th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Arts centre set to return to its home

The CCA in Glasgow has been locked out its premises following a devastating blaze at the School of Art

5th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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History of charity in Edinburgh to be celebrated

EVOC will use its annual event to celebrate the past and examine what can be done to create a fairer society

4th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Family of Sir David Frost fund lifesaving scheme

Miles Frost, son of Sir David, died aged just 31 as a result of an inherited heart condition

3rd October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Premium Cafes with a conscience: Makers Cafe, Alloa

TFN’s monthly reviews of social enterprise eateries sees Gareth Jones visit the Makers Café in Alloa, which is operated by Scottish Autism

2nd October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Groundbreaking MND research trials to start

Funding from the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation will be used to examine whether existing drugs could be used to treat the condition

1st October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Bereavement network to launch in Scotland

The Scottish Compassionate Communities Network aims to provide care and support around death

1st October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Birds reared to be slaughtered “just for fun”

The majority of pheasants reared for shooting are killed “just for fun”, new research shows

28th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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