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Service helps children cope with transition to high school

Project works with nine schools in Glasgow

22nd June 2018 by Robert Armour

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Milk bank gains vital funding

The money will be used to support more than 700 vulnerable babies across the country

22nd June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Care services working well to prevent sexual exploitation

More than 300 inspections have been carried out to examine how Scottish organisations deal with the exploitation of children

22nd June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Child abuse inquiry extended

A four-year remit has been removed for the probe, which is examining historical allegations of children being abused in care

21st June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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National trauma training programme created

Staff who work with those who have suffered adverse childhood experiences are set to be given additional training

21st June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scots tots scoff a million sweets a week

Cancer Research has published new research which shows that the nation's love affair with sugar starts at an early age

20th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Kids in care are doing better at school

Looked after children are doing better at school and immediately afterwards, but fewer visually impaired youths are going on to further education

19th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Kibble develops foster care for traumatised kids

A Scottish charity and university have worked together to create a groundbreaking foster care service for seriously traumatised children

18th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Sexual assaults rife at music festivals

Campaigners have said figures that show one in five revellers face unwanted sexual behaviour are shocking but not surprising

18th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity hosts sexual abuse conference

Break the Silence invited several guest speakers to its first conference

18th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Exclusive: winners of the 2018 Scottish Charity Awards

Blood Bikes Scotland secured a double at this year's ceremony, with HIV Scotland and the Point and Sandwick Trust amongst the other winners

15th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Support for children with brain conditions

Charity Cerebra is bringing a toolkit and workshops that have proved successful in England and Wales to Scotland

15th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Meet Scotland’s new Charity Champion

Scotland has a new Charity Champion – Fiona Shapcott, founder of Kids Love Clothes

14th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Initiative sees bikes given to poor families

Children's charity Kibble is embracing cycling as it marks National Bike Week

14th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Vulnerable witness plans welcomed by charities

Children's and women's rights charities have praised plans to allow vulnerable people to testify in advance of court cases

14th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Boss leaves children’s charity

Children 1st is looking for a new chief executive after Alison Todd opted to depart following a period of adoption leave

14th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Modern slavery reported in Scotland

Around 300 potential victims - including children - have been reported by a charity which operates a slavery helpline

14th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity recognised for helping children settle in Scotland

The Multi-Cultural Family Base picked up an award for its Safe Haven project last week

13th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding can make Scotland a leader in suicide prevention

A £3 million fund to help deliver a new strategy to prevent suicides has been welcomed by a charity

13th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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