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The magnificent MoonWalk circus rolls into town

The fun of the circus came to Edinburgh as people taking part in this year's MoonWalk Scotland joined performers from Gandeys Circus

18th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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£1m raised by Kiltwalk - before it even starts

A staggering £1 million has been raised so far ahead of this year’s Glasgow Kiltwalk - before a step has even been taken

18th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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How going public about funding crisis saved a charity

A charity which came close to closing due to funding cuts has said going public about its plight helped save it

17th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity forced to slash community services

A charity which has provided support to ethnic minorities for three decades has been forced to cut services after losing funding

11th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Time for charity lottery reform

Politicians have united to make a cross-party call for a £100 million annual sales limit for charity lotteries to be introduced

10th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Young people feeling stressed

The Mind their Gap project has been given funding to help young people who are stressed, depressed or feeling unhappy about their mental health

10th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity chiefs vying for prestigious leadership awards

Who's in line for third sector leadership title?

9th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Feedback sought on private school tax plans

A Scottish Parliament committee is set to examine plans which could see independent schools lose their charitable status

9th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Law firm supports Scottish charities

Three organisations that support young people will share a donation from Gillespie Macandrew

8th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Commuters embrace charity challenge

The Sustrans’ Workplace Challenge aims to get workers to leave the car at home for the month of March

5th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scots leaving more donations in their wills

Scottish charities have saw the amount they bring in from legacy giving grow by a quarter, higher than the UK average

5th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fifth of charities hit by cyber attacks

Three quarters of charities haven't invested in cyber security, despite organisations of all sizes being targeted by attackers

4th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Vegans hit out at healthy eating scheme

The Vegan Society has said it could seek legal action over a voucher scheme which only allows families to access dairy milk

4th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support service for disabled shoppers set to close

Lothian Shopmobility has lost its £39,000 annual grant as part of council funding cuts

4th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Credit union enters administration

Parkhead Credit Union has closed, with members assured their savings should be protected

4th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Shock as LGBT charity says it faces closure

Time for Inclusive Education says it could shut unless funding is found for its core work

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New social enterprises set to flourish

Seven social entrepreneurs from across the country have been announced as the latest participants in LaunchMe, the social enterprise accelerator

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Science festival boycotts oil companies

The Edinburgh International Science Festival will no longer accept financial support from oil and gas companies over climate change concerns

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support for 12,500 Scots who have dementia and sight loss

Charities are working together to provide enhanced care for those who face living with dementia and sight loss

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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