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Funeral charity launches Christmas campaign

Caledonia Cremation is hoping to support the 1,000 Scots who will lose a loved one over Christmas

18th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Community launches campaign against funding cuts

Community campaigners in north Edinburgh are coming together with six voluntary organisations to fight dramatic funding cuts to local health projects

18th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Transgender charity faces funding wait

The Big Lottery Fund has undertaken a review of a £500,000 grant to Mermaids after receiving a wide range of comments on the decision

18th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Increase in young people sent to adult mental health wards

The number of young people with mental health problems who were sent to unsuitable adult wards has risen by a third

13th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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MSPs visit Scotland’s “excellent” Royal Blind School

MSPs discussed specialist school education for blind and partially sighted pupils on a visit to the Royal Blind School

12th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Lottery raises £3m for children in every part of Scotland

The Scottish Children’s Lottery has announced it has raised £3 million to support children in every corner of Scotland

12th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Community groups have funding slashed

The Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) has revealed 35 organisations in the capital face losing their funding

12th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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The charity volunteers giving up their Christmas Day to help kids in crisis

A team of dedicated Childline volunteers will be giving up their Christmas Day to ensure children have vital support

12th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Budget 2018: protect cash for care leavers

A charity has called on the Scottish Government to protect cash earmarked for care leavers

11th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Charities unite to tackle child expoitation

Night workers urged to report concerns via dedicated helpline

11th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Help mould the future of the third sector

SCVO is calling on organisations to complete its State of the Sector survey to help it lobby for a better future for all Scotland's third sector

10th December 2018 by TFN

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Christmas puppy farm warning

Families who plan on buying a dog this Christmas are being warned to walk away if they suspect it has been bred illegally

10th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Half of teachers depressed or anxious

A study by the Mental Health Foundation has called for greater support for children and staff within schools

10th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Civil society says: use budget to help poor families

Campaigners want the Scottish Government to use its budget to urgently help families struggling to get by

9th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Parents: get rid of barriers to autistic children’s education

Almost 3,000 people have signed a letter calling for the Scottish Government to address the barriers autistic children face to accessing education

7th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Children struggling with anxiety

Issues such as cyber-bullying and relationship problems are worrying youngsters, with girls making up 88% of those who contact Childline about anxiety

7th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Working Scots struggling to feed families

A study by Citizens Advice Scotland has shown the extent of in-work poverty

7th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Vegans demand animal free meals in schools and hospitals

Vegans are demanding that animal-free options should be guaranteed on the menu at every school and hospital in Scotland

6th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Drink spiking campaign launched

New figures from police have shown the amount of spiking incidents in Scotland has doubled in the last year

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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