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Children bullied over appearance and sexuality

Children are being bullied in Scottish schools for their appearance, sexuality and for having additional support needs, an investigation has found

22nd June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scottish Charity Awards: Drake Music is demonstrating digital excellence

Drake Music has won Demonstrating Digital at the Scottish Charity Awards 2017

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scottish Charity Awards: Look who’s a Terrific Trustee!

Jim Campbell from Bobath Scotland won the inaugural Terrific Trustee award at the Scottish Charity Awards?

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scottish Charity Awards: This year’s third sector Cracking Campaign

Who won Cracking Campaign at the Scottish Charity Awards?

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scottish Charity Awards: Laura Young is Charity Champion

Teapot Trust founder named Charity Champion at Scottish Charity Awards 2017

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scottish Charity Awards 2017: Celine Sinclair is a Leading Light

The chief executive of the Yard has been named Scotland's third sector leading light

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Exclusive: winners of the 2017 Scottish Charity Awards

Street Soccer Scotland, a unique project to combat social exclusion through football has been named as the charity of the year 2017

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Majority still support £5 child benefit increase

A £5 increase would ease burden on struggling families

21st June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Reports of emotionally abused children soar in Scotland

​Figures show huge rise in reports from children who are being emotionally abused

21st June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Civil society says: Brexit must respect the rights of children

Children In Scotland has joined 1,800 groups across Europe to demand that the rights of young people will be respected as Brexit negotiations begin

19th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Pop star reminisces about her time as a Brownie

Former Brownie Pixie Lott was one of an array of stars who entertained 8,000 Girlguiding Scotland members and spoke to junior reporters afterwards

19th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Doctor Who star judges charity’s father’s day competition

David Tennant has taken time out from his busy theatre schedule to judge a Father's Day competition run by Scottish charity Circle

16th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Action taken to combat the scandal of holiday hunger

A public plea for action to feed children affected by holiday hunger has been successful – and will see hundreds fed over the summer

16th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Housing group reveals highrise refurbishment

Housing group showcases renovated houses

13th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Young carers focus of new campaign

Push to raise awareness of entitlement for young adult carers

12th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Carers can infringe human rights

A Scottish charity has warned carers that too much devotion can hamper their loved one's ability to live life to the full

12th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Largest teaching union calls for LGBT issues to be taught in all schools

​Teachers' union overwhelmingly backs inclusive education

12th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Children report Islamophobia in Edinburgh schools

Research carried out by an Edinburgh mum highlights worryingly high levels of Islamophobia in the capital's schools

6th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Scots children waiting over a year for mental health care

Just 0.5% of NHS budget goes to support children and young people with mental health problems despite thousands waiting for treatment

6th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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