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Social prescribing to take off in Scotland

SPRING Social Prescribing was officially launched in Glasgow earlier this year

24th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£1.9m for youth projects across Scotland

Organisations from throughout the country are set to benefit from funding gained from dormant bank accounts

24th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Stonewall marks 30 years of fighting for equality

Stonewall is marking 30 years since the organisation was founded to oppose Section 28

24th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Poorest children more likely to be road traffic victims

Children in Scotland’s poorest areas nearly three times more likely to be injured by road traffic than those in the richest

23rd May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Much more needs to be done to combat poverty in Scotland

“Considerably more” needs to be invested by the Scottish Government if it is to make headway in tackling poverty

23rd May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charities rally round to support job seekers

Organisations have begun talks to continue services which were provided by the Shirlie Project, after the charity's sudden closure

23rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Mental health investment needed

More needs to be done to help young people battling mental illness, a charity chief executive has said

22nd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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UK’s poverty tragedy laid bare

Callous welfare reforms have resulted in widespread poverty across the UK, with charities calling for urgent action

22nd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters to hit the great outdoors

Ramblers Scotland has launched a new award scheme which aims to get people out and about in Scotland

21st May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Epidemic of stress among charity workers

A confidential survey by a major union has revealed the majority of staff in the third sector have experienced stress in the workplace

21st May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Action needed on assault against young people

Eight in 10 children believe that all physical assault against young people should be made illegal

20th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity rebrands to mark 175 years

YMCA Scotland has created a new identity as it looks to bring its local organisations together

20th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Race for Life 25th anniversary events underway

Sara Wilson, 25, got the Race for Life Glasgow underway as thousands of runners took to the streets for Cancer Research UK

20th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity’s summer appeal to give children across Scotland a day out

One of Scotland’s leading social care charities has launched its Summer Days Appeal

17th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charities report more than 300 serious incidents to regulator

Figures released on incidents reported by charities have sparked a debate about whether organisations should be required by law to report concerns

17th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Dismay as law lords back hated benefit cap

Charities have hit out after law lords dismissed a challenge to the controversial benefits cap for single parents

16th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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UK misses out on EU poverty funds

The Home Office has failed to secure £600,000 for victims of modern slavery, and there are fears that further funding could also be lost

16th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Trauma experts head for Scotland

Charity Kibble will host experts from across the world to hold a discussion on children's mental health and wellbeing services

16th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£18m to stop young Scots offending

The CashBack for Communities scheme aims to fund projects which help people make positive decisions

16th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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