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Homeless charity launches urgent appeal

The Bethany Christian Trust is looking to raise £10,000 to support its winter shelter in Edinburgh

20th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity workers’ fears for the future laid bare

Rising overheads, funding cuts and increased work loads are amongst the concerns that third sector staff have - a survey has revealed

20th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Affordable homes bonanza in Glasgow

Cash from investment firm will allow housing association create 600 homes in total

12th February 2019 by Robert Armour

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Nominations open for the Scottish Charity Awards 2019

Charities and individuals across Scotland are being urged to apply for Scotland's prestigious charity awards

11th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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Glasgow develops ambitious plans to end homelessness

City has a five year plan

5th February 2019 by Robert Armour

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Prince Charles could ditch Scottish eco village

Development of site near Cumnock has stalled

4th February 2019 by Robert Armour

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Can a basic income revolutionise social security?

A new report explores ways Scotland can learn from international pilot programmes exploring how to provide a basic income for all citizens

31st January 2019 by Susan Smith

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Third sector-backed energy company folds

Some 70 employees are now facing the axe

28th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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7,000 affordable homes shortfall in Scotland

Despite extra funding from the Scottish Government, the crisis shows no sign of abating

25th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Homeless in Glasgow dying at alarming rate

Charity shelter says drugs and alcohol are leading to one death a month

22nd January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Housing provider boosts economy by £2bn

Report reveals how stock transfer of council homes has boosted Scottish economy by billions

21st January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Third sector nominees sought for national awards

The Director of the Year Awards are set to celebrate inspiring leadership across Scotland

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New chief executive for major care charity

Care provider Capability Scotland has appointed the leader of a supported living provider as its new boss

15th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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The Gathering returns for 2019

The largest free third sector event in the UK is back at the SEC in Glasgow on 20 and 21 February with a new look

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scots struggling to pay mortgages

Research by Shelter Scotland has shown the amount of people struggling to pay for their homes has gone up in recent years

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Expect the unexpected at Shelter’s Stockbridge shop

​Designer bargains aplenty as well as some very unusual stock up for grabs

3rd January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Empty homes project praised

YMCA Glenrothes has been recognised for its work in revamping empty housing for use by those at risk of homelessness

20th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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We’ll make Scotland less lonely, government pledges

The Scottish Government has vowed to take action to tackle the growing problem of loneliness in Scottish society

18th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Jobs project delivers benefits

Those fighting addiction issues or reintegrating into society are benefitting from a new project in Glasgow

17th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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