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Charities work to find effective trauma support

Barnardo's and Kibble hosted a joint parliamentary reception which aims to build on work to help children in Scotland

20th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Single parents help to shape new benefit

Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP visited One Parent Families Scotland this week to hear views on a new benefit

20th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Exclusive: charities get Good Food Nation plans back on track

Charities scored a major victory as they forced the Scottish Government to revive landmark legislation which will tackle the country’s food problems

19th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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£3.9m to help Scottish families

Big Lottery Scotland has announced support for 20 organisations that support families

19th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity calls for P1 test plans to be scrapped

Upstart is calling on MSPs to vote in support of scrapping tests for children in primary one

19th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Emoji jukebox aims to address mental health stigma

See Me is aiming to help young people talk about how they are feeling through the new initiative

18th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity apologises amid abuse claims

A home operated by the Sailors' Society is the subject of a BBC Disclosure documentary which aired this week

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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First Minister grilled by youngsters

Nicola Sturgeon took part in a Question Time style event hosted and attended by young people

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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More charities investigated by child abuse inquiry

Charities will come under further scrutiny in the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry

13th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Smacking ban edges closer to law

Wide support for legislation

7th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Inclusive volunteering to be celebrated

Stirling's Festival of Volunteering is set to return as the city bids to be named the European capital of volunteering

6th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Major project to tackle mental ill health in young people

A charity is to work with academics, charities and people with experience of mental ill health to find solutions to the youth mental health epidemic

6th September 2018 by Susan Smith

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220,000 Scots children cannot afford to eat healthily

A study by an independent think tank has shown that many families have no choice but to eat unhealthy meals

5th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Award for 8 year old’s take on friendship

Inspired youngster was armed only with a disposable camera

5th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charities: Programme for Government a “missed opportunity”

The Scottish Government has missed an opportunity to tackle food poverty and its attendant problems, say charities

4th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Councils have closed a quarter of public toilets

South Lanarkshire Council has closed all 19 public toilets it operated in 2010 while other councils have also made dramatic reductions

4th September 2018 by Susan Smith

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Few tears as Wonga calls in the administrators

As regulation took effect the payday lender faced increasing compensation claims

31st August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charities head to the zoo to mark milestone

Children's 1st and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland have marked a decade long relationship with the People’s Postcode Lottery

31st August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Young people head to Largs to shape Aberlour’s priorities

More than 100 young people will attend the two day conference

30th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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