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Charity marks 50th year with funding call to arms

Cyrenians is looking to raise £500,000 from the business community to boost support for the homeless in Edinburgh

23rd May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Recovery cafe finds new home

The Serenity Cafe has been saved after charity Comas secured a new base in Edinburgh

22nd May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Westminster means testing plan could see disabled lose jobs

A key employment subsidy is to be axed – putting more than 600 disabled workers in Scotland out of work

22nd May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Social Bite homeless village opens its doors

The project in Granton is set to support 20 homeless people at a time and remain in place for four years

18th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Project to prevent organised crime extended

An initiative that aims to keep children away gang culture in Glasgow is set to continue

17th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Universal Credit process too complex for applicants

Rejected applications are blamed on an overly complicated process

16th May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charity to provide domestic abuse training for police

SafeLives will help Police Scotland prepare for the new domestic abuse bill, which will tackle controlling behaviour

15th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Festival will celebrate refugees in Scotland

Refugee Festival Scotland is back for its eighteenth year with a Scotland-wide programme of events designed to bring communities together

15th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Hollywood actor opens Edinburgh credit union

Affordable finance campaigner Michael Sheen has opened new premises for the Castle Community Bank

15th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Help us beat bullying say Scots with learning disabilities

Scots with learning disabilities are urging the public to get to know them in a bid to overcome widespread bullying

14th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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National hate crime portal launched

Action on Prejudice will offer resources on challenging discrimination and allow young people to report crimes anonymously

14th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scots disabled are being abandoned says solicitor

He claims campaign groups are allowing the Scottish Government to continue hated PIP regime

11th May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Activists can get united to create a better Scotland

A new national network has been created which will help ordinary people to create a fairer, more sustainable world

10th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Outrage as council charity sponsors arms fair

​World's fifth largest arms fair is sponsored by a council-run charity

9th May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Fundraiser launched for stabbed refugee

​Show of support as Syrian boy fights for his life in hospital

8th May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Disability campaigners join RBS branch closure fight

Campaigners say RBS plans do not consider the needs of vulnerable customers

7th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Sex workers join May Day marchers

Workers demand to be treated same as others paid employees

7th May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Huge march for independence heralds new momentum

Organisers say march is just the start of many

7th May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Are we honouring Scots’ welfare rights?

How Universal Credit is affecting people's welfare rights will be explored at a conference next month

4th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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