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Call for cars to be banned from school gates

Living Streets has said action is needed to encourage more youngsters to walk to school

21st May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Intergenerational pen pal project secures funding boost

A new initiative from Contact the Elderly will link primary school pupils with isolated older people

21st May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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The terrible toll stress is taking on our young people

Six out of ten Scottish young people have felt so stressed by pressure to succeed they are unable to cope

18th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Charity finds Scots still worried about Brexit

More than seven in 10 people said they were concerned about how leaving the European Union will affect them

18th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Project to prevent organised crime extended

An initiative that aims to keep children away gang culture in Glasgow is set to continue

17th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Conversation on mental health launched

A campaign to promote mental health awareness among young people has been launched

16th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Project aims to tackle scourge of malnutrition amongst older people

An initiative has been launched after it was revealed up to one in ten older Scots may suffer from the condition

16th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity to provide domestic abuse training for police

SafeLives will help Police Scotland prepare for the new domestic abuse bill, which will tackle controlling behaviour

15th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scouts reveal new five-year strategy

The organisation has unveiled plans to expand its early years provision, become more inclusive and grow its numbers by 5,000

15th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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National hate crime portal launched

Action on Prejudice will offer resources on challenging discrimination and allow young people to report crimes anonymously

14th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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There’s more to life than exam results says Samaritans

Samaritans warns of the dangers of too much exam stress during Mental Health Awareness Week

14th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Reduce tax to those who make homes energy efficient

Age Scotland has said that those who embrace energy efficiency should pay less council tax

14th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Lifesaving skills project for deprived pupils extended

The BandAge community project targets areas where people are at greater risk of suffering cardiac arrest

10th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Dementia can lead to people becoming housebound

Quarriers is looking for volunteers to help prevent people with dementia from becoming isolated

9th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Time to end the Wild West Web to protect children

The NSPCC wants to see a new law created to ensure that social media companies crack down on grooming

9th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Parents demand inquiry into named person scheme

Campaigners say they have evidence of illegal data sharing

9th May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Volunteering benefits are clear for Scouts helpers

The Scouts has reported an increase in volunteers, however those who take part said they can find it difficult to balance commitments with work

9th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Leading conservation charity recruits young trustees

The Scottish Seabird Centre had so many quality applications from young people for its board role, it appointed two new trustees

8th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Scottish Charity Awards 2018 finalists revealed

The top organisations and individuals in Scotland's third sector have been named, with the awards taking place next month

4th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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