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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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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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Abuse and neglect support centre to be created

The Equally Safe Multi-Agency Centre will be a safe space for abuse victims in Edinburgh

12th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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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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Shock as health project faces closure

Pilton Community Health Project has had its funding slashed by the council and health board operating under Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Poor more likely to die from lung cancer

The gap in lung cancer deaths between rich and poor is increasing, new figures have shown

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Game-changing investment in people affected by dementia

A ground-breaking investment of £2.5 million has been announced by the Life Changes Trust

11th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Christmas toys for good causes knit a problem for seasoned stitcher

A woman who has knitted every day for the last 30 years has created a variety of Christmas teddies for good causes

11th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Santa Dash waste criticism

Zero Waste Scotland has highlighted the amount of Santa suits that are binned immediately after the charity event

11th 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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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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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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PM backs down over gagging clauses

UK Government contracts with charities will be rewritten to provide assurances that charities and social enterprises can criticise government policy

6th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Animated videos to help people with MND

MND Scotland has created videos using the voices and experiences of real people with MND to provide practical tips and advice on living with condition

5th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Elderly still waiting lengthy periods for care in Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership has failed to meet targets set by inspectors

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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