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Pressure mounts on UK government to halt universal credit

New system is leaving people destitute, renewing calls for its roll-out to be halted

22nd March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Spectacular light show to promote Marie Curie appeal

Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square was lit by over 2,100 illuminated handcrafted daffodils to promote the charity’s Great Daffodil Appeal

22nd March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Trainees celebrate turning their lives around

Innovative employment programme sees lives transformed

22nd March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Anti-smoking group says let child carers smoke

ASH Scotland argues that smokers should not be excluded when recruiting carers for needy children

21st March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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MSPs tackle loneliness epidemic among older people

Debate focuses on how loneliness is debilitating older people - and society

21st March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity chopper crew awarded everyday hero status

​Crew recognised for dedication beyond the call of duty

20th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scotland’s children facing a mental health crisis

Leading charity calls on Scottish Government to address mental health crisis facing children

20th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Cancer Research UK to move to opt in communications from July

1 July announced as cut-off date when charity will only contact people who have gave it permission to do so

17th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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New Maggie’s Centre named after charity founder

The Maggie's Forth Valley at The Nina Barough Building, is the 20th Maggie’s centre to be opened

16th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Charity praised for commitment to its employees

Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation has received an award recognising its commitment to its employees

16th March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Closure-threatened charity pleads for cash

Hearing loss project struggles for survival after failing to find funding

16th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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East Africa famine hits catastrophic levels as DEC launches emergency appeal

Charities class East African famine as a major international emergency as 20 million people are in imminent danger of dying from starvation

15th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Top quality carers charity is the best in Scotland

A charity for carers in West Lothian has shown its commitment to putting service users first and won a top awards for its quality of service

14th March 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charity forced to turn away hundreds of torture victims

Freedom from Torture’s Glasgow based centre doesn’t have the resources to meet demand

13th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Book that explains dementia to children is world first

Social enterprise the Ally Bally Bee project is creating a website which allows people to create an illustrated personalised book for their children

13th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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UN told: Tory cuts are “violating” disabled people’s human rights

​Disabled rights groups march on UN HQ in Geneva to demand rights of disabled are protected

13th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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New scheme offers hundreds of carers respite

​American model for respite care proves successful in Scotland

13th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Funding doubled for dyslexia charity

Funding for a charity supporting children with dyslexia is being doubled

9th March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Kevin Bridges to host comedy gig in memory of MND campaigner

Fred MacAulay and a host of other comedians will also perform at this year's Stand Up Against MND comedy fundraiser gig in memory of Gordon Aikman

9th March 2017 by Susan Smith

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