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Charity creates new body to double donations

Cornerstone has announced a major restructure – separating its fundraising and social care arms

28th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Fears cancer patients are dying lonely

Cancer charity is encouraging more people to be open about fear of dying

28th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Private firms barred from benefits assessments

Profit-raking private firms will have no place in Scotland’s new social security system

27th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Charity challenge can help find cure for cancer

​Public urged to get active and raise cash to combat cancer

27th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Call for local elections to prioritise suicide prevention

Local councillors and communities targeted in latest anti-suicide campaign

26th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Councillors can help transform blind people’s lives

Local authorities are key to improving life for the 170,000 Scots who are blind or partially sighted says RNIB Scotland

25th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Election candidates must understand the cost of diabetes

Election candidates have been asked to show a greater awareness and understanding of diabetes and the impact it has on the community

25th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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One-in-five Scots pensioners struggling financially

​Over-65s not claiming what they are due, research shows

25th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Ladies who lunch raise thousands for social care charity

​Annual event goes from strength to strength

24th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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New sexual harm laws introduced in Scotland

​News laws aimed at protecting victims come into force today

24th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scots pensioners missing out on free personal care

​Councils not doing enough to ensure older people get access to care, new data reveals

24th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Royal brothers “brought closer” as a result of childhood trauma

A video in which Princes William and Harry speak openly about their mother's death as been described as a "defining moment" for mental health

21st April 2017 by Susan Smith

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Carer’s mistake led to death of vulnerable woman

An inquiry finds sufficient risk assessments weren't carried out

19th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Major funds boost for Addaction

Scotland’s biggest drug and alcohol treatment and recovery charity has been awarded £47,500 by the Scottish Government

18th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Massive funding boost for third sector consortium

​Cash will be used to support older veterans

18th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Thousands sign online rape clause petition

​Pressure grows on UK government to scrap controversial legislation making women prove they were raped to get child benefits

18th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Care workers’ impossible job highlighted in Unison video

Leading union says UK's army of care workers are under more pressure than ever before

12th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Revealed: 50,000 mobility vehicles taken from disabled people as part of PIP

Transition from DLA to PIP sees nearly half of disabled people lose their mobility entitlement to a vehicle

12th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Child abuse helpline asks victims to name their abusers

Helpline will reassure victims they are safe to name the perpetrators of abuse

12th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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