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Funding for social housing initiative

A Falkirk-based social enterprise is one of six innovative schemes selected for a Nesta ShareLab grant

17th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Troubled housing association in merger talks

Merger could be the only way out for troubled housing association

16th April 2018 by Robert Armour

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The Big Lunch returns this summer

Entry is now open for those who want to take part in the project to bring communities together

12th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Communities can revive the high street

Retail conditions may be challenging, but present the chance for communities to take control

11th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Shelter Scotland’s 50th is no cause to celebrate

Fifty years on, Shelter Scotland says the issues still remain

11th April 2018 by Robert Armour

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Support for growing social enterprises

The Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Trade Up programme is open for new applications from Scotland

3rd April 2018 by Susan Smith

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Glasgow homeless wait too long to be housed

​Regulator publishes findings on how well Glasgow deals with homelessness

29th March 2018 by Robert Armour

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Farmhouse restored to its former glory

Bridgend Inspiring Growth has celebrated the opening of its new community hub

28th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding boost for digital skills initiative

The Digital Participation Charter Fund is set to provide further support to organisations which tackle inequality

28th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Foodbanks provide more than just meals

Researchers have found the wide range of services that are provided at foodbanks, and warned they cannot be easily replaced

26th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Aberfeldy social enterprise wins major funding

The Workshop is set to double its production capacity following a cash injection from a range of social investors

23rd March 2018 by Susan Smith

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Almost a fifth of Scots living in poverty

Poverty groups have said that drastic action is needed to tackle child poverty and to ensure housing is more affordable

22nd March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Intense child poverty affects affluent areas

Poverty groups have called for local action after a study revealed pockets of deprivation across the country

15th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Renters have been plunged into debt misery

More than 600,000 people contacted a money advice charity with debt worries last year

14th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity workers went all out to beat the Beast from the East

Staff at a homelessness charity have been thanked for going the extra mile to help people caught by the Beast from the East

8th March 2018 by Graham Martin

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Resignation calls at troubled housing association

​Wishaw and District Housing Association has failed to address systemic problems

8th March 2018 by Robert Armour

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As Scotland shivers, is Holyrood backsliding on warm homes?

The Scottish Government has been warned not to backslide on plans to make the country’s homes warm and energy efficient

6th March 2018 by Graham Martin

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Third sector heroes battle the beast from the east

Snowfall across Scotland has not stopped staff and volunteers from protecting the vulnerable

1st March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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