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Twins launch charity fundraiser milestone

Erin McCafferty battled through cancer with the help of her sister Nicole, and is now urging Scots to join the Race for Life

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity ice cream launched

An apple and candyfloss flavoured treat has been created by a supermarket to raise funds for a children's cancer charity

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Children’s charity set to shut

Enterprise Childcare has provided support for families in and around Greenock for 28 years

19th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland’s first ever dementia friendly woodland

A woodland in the Highlands is the first in the country to become dementia friendly

19th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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How a decade of austerity has punished the poorest

Cost of cuts: by 2022 80,000 more Scots children will have been plunged into poverty

18th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Youth work heroes revealed

The National Youth Work Awards 2019 took place in Glasgow last week

18th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Former PM’s wife and young carer named as Scotland’s Women of Influence

Action for Children Scotland annually honours women who are excellent role models for the children it supports

18th March 2019 by Susan Smith

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Not enough support to tackle online grooming

Media giants could do much more says charity

18th March 2019 by Robert Armour

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Saved: closure-threatened charity weathers storm

An embattled charity has weathered a perfect storm of cuts – and lived to fight another day

15th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Striking for their future: school pupils walk out to save the planet

School pupils in Scotland will join tens of thousands throughout the globe in a strike against environmental destruction

14th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Plans to support siblings in care welcomed

Laws will be strengthened to help keep siblings who are in the care system together

14th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Child poverty projects granted funding

Seven initiatives across the country have received support to help families who are fighting poverty

14th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities hit out at Boris Johnson over abuse comments

The former foreign secretary has been branded a "dangerous buffoon" for stating police are "spaffing money up the wall" on child abuse investigations

14th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Parting with a kidney can make a huge difference

Margaret Jackson would not be alive today if she did not receive a kidney from Maureen Jack - and now the pair have reunited for World Kidney Day

13th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Project aims to tackle maternity discrimination

Mothers are being asked to share their experiences as a charity aims to highlight the support available to women

13th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Eight Scots charities share £1.25m pot

The ScottishPower Foundation has announced this year’s recipients of its annual award fund

12th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Glasgow climate strikers will not face school punishment

Glasgow City Council has become the latest to confirm that students who miss school to take part in global climate protests will not face punishment

12th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Images aim to reduce sensationilisation of knife crime

A collaboration between third sector groups and young people has seen a series of pictures produced which aim to make knife crime images better

12th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Unpaid carers are losing out on the millions they were promised

No consistency in how local authorities spend government funding

12th March 2019 by Robert Armour

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