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New Scottish boss for Breast Cancer Now

Dr Tom Berry said he was “honoured” to join the charity.

21st January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Pre-mixed drinks contain “alarming” levels of sugar, charity warns

One widely available drink was found to contain twice the recommended daily allowance of sugar.

21st January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Unpaid care work worth £36 billion in Scotland

The majority of Scots want to see more money spent on supporting carers, research by Oxfam has shown

20th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity axes actor over cannabis comments

Brian Cox has been removed as patron of Mid-Lin Daycare Centre after advocating the use of marijuana

20th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Half of Scots feel lonely

Brew Monday is aiming to get people talking, in a bid to tackle the scourge of loneliness in society

20th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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New chief executive for Samaritans

Jeremy Hughes will join the charity later this year

17th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Bus company unveils charity partner

Lothian will work with Support in Mind over the next two years

17th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity plans Burns Supper

A host of politicians are set to appear at The Eric Liddell Centre's annual event

17th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Date for responding to disability bill approaches

The bill aims to ensure every disabled child with an impairment or long-term health condition has a right to a transition plan

16th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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MND drug trials hope

MND Scotland has invested more than half of the charity’s annual turnover into a ground-breaking clinical drug trial for Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

16th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity warns against “quick fix” diets

Diabetes UK urges Scots to stick to healthy, sustainable lifestyle changes.

16th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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New boss for BHF Scotland

James Jopling has been named as the new head of BHF Scotland

15th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Bold action needed on Sustainable Development Goals

Oxfam Scotland has said politicians must ensure that no one is left behind in the bid to meet the goals

15th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charities back period poverty bill

A host of organisations have backed calls by a Labour MSP to ensure that women have a legal right to free sanitary products

15th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Don wristbands to fight cancer, charity urges

Cancer Research UK calls for support ahead of World Cancer Day.

14th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Care-experienced students showcase their talents

Pioneering new scheme supports students through college

14th January 2020 by Robert Armour

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Final Gorgie City Farm bids considered

A charity or a popular tourist attraction will take over the site of the community farm

13th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Funding for more than 60 charities

The Bank of Scotland Foundation grants will see the organisations share almost £1.9million

11th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Special getaways for families fighting cancer

The Prince’s Foundation and children’s charity Calum’s Cabin have joined forces to offer families luxury breaks

10th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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