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Leading charity banned from child sex abuse inquiry

​Thousands of child sex abuse survivors now won't give evidence says charity

20th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Duncan to lead review of care system

Scotland's First Minister has appointed Fiona Duncan to lead an independent review of Scotland's system for looked-after children

17th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Half a million for young Scots to brighten their futures

The Big Lottery Fund has awarded nearly half a million pounds to projects working to support young people to improve their prospects in life

15th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Free course designed for carers of vulnerable children

People looking after or working with vulnerable children can benefit from a free online university developed course

14th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Girls turn to Youtube because sex education is failing them

Major research by the YWCA Scotland uncovers serious failings in school sex education that is putting the wellbeing of young women at risk

14th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Dementia befriending projects set up in Fife and the Borders

Comedian Craig Hill was on hand to celebrate as Alzheimer Scotland received £150,000 from the Postcode Lottery to create two new volunteer networks

14th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Mental health problems stalk Scots children

Mental ill health is getting worse for children because Scotland has no national strategy to tackle the problem

14th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity warns sex abusers: you have nowhere to hide

Lanarkshire man gets jailed for child sex offences dating back 60 years

14th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Someone gets in touch with the NSPCC every hour over adults using drugs in front of children

Someone gets in touch with the NSPCC every hour over adults using drugs in front of children

13th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Charities hail turning point in child poverty battle

Charities have hailed what they say could be a historic “turning point” in the fight to end child poverty

10th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Charities condemn government for scrapping refugee policy

​Children's organisations speak out as High Court hearing takes place on UK government decision to stop taking in child refugees from Europe

10th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Over 1,500 Scots sought help from charity to stop viewing images of kids

Alarming number seek help for viewing indecent images of children online

10th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Children’s charity get £7m backing from supermarket giant

Children and young people’s cancer support charity CLIC Sargent has won a partnership with retailer Morrisons worth around £7 million

9th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Tickets on sale for Federer versus Murray charity match in Glasgow

The second Andy Murray Live event will feature Roger Federer in Glasgow's SSE Hydro

9th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Charity to examine the impact of Brexit on farming

The Scottish Association of Young Farmers’ Clubs is to hold a Brexit debate next week

9th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Football, fast cars and parties there is more to Iain MacRitchie than meets the eye

Football, fast cars and parties there is more to Iain MacRitchie, founder of MCR Pathways, than meets the eye

9th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Charity’s court battle with Scottish Government put on hold

​Humanist Society Scotland's call for a judicial review into religious observance policy in schools has been paused until 31 March

8th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Charities plea for £170m to be spent on kids with additional support needs

Coalition says the number of pupils with an additional support need has increased from 118,034 to 170,329 in just four years

7th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Charity hits out at DWP over Jobcentre closures

​Closing Jobcentres will disproportionately affect those on low incomes

7th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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