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Glass recycling scheme welcomed

The majority of Scots are in favour of a levy being introduced on glass bottles to encourage recycling

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Nuclear reactor restart “not worth the risk”

Permission has been granted to resume power generation at the Hunterston B nuclear plant.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Still time to apply for community regeneration awards

The SURF Awards highlight, celebrate and share the achievements of community projects

20th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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No-deal Brexit will wreck communities, lives and organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has made an urgent call for politicians to work together to prevent a no-deal Brexit

19th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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National Trust blasts “unacceptable” fish farm plans

Proposals would destroy Canna's natural heritage, according to the Trust.

19th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Gurkha charity praised

The work of charity that helps Gurkhas who have settled in Scotland has been recognised

16th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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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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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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Youngsters to investigate climate change in coastal areas

YouthLink Scotland is spearheading a project to examine the impact of global warming on Scotland's coastline.

12th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Renewed calls to end “inglorious twelfth”

​Grouse shooting is killing natural habitats say campaigners

12th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Refugees graduate from hospitality training scheme

The 11-strong group undertook an intensive six-week course to prepare them for bar and hotel work.

12th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Glasgow set to host world’s biggest climate conference

​Scotland first needs to get its own house in order say campaigners

12th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Hen harriers fitted with satellite tags

Tags allow researchers to monitor birds and investigate when they go missing.

7th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Locals urged to help save lost pufflings

Young birds can become confused after they leave their burrows on the Firth of Forth.

5th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Big Noise prepare for special performance

The Stirling-based orchestra will be joined by their American counterparts for the one-off show

1st August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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No deal puts human rights at risk

The Human Rights Consortium Scotland has detailed the wide range of threats a no deal Brexit presents to human rights

1st August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Thousands of mountain hares face annual slaughter

Campaigners call for end to cull of the animals

1st August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Deposit return scheme could reduce plastic litter by 90%

The Scottish Government initiative will see shoppers pay a 20p deposit when buying drinks in single-use containers.

31st July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Goodmovers 30th July 2019

Find out who's on the move in Scotland's third sector

30th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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