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Exclusive: winners of the 2017 Scottish Charity Awards

Street Soccer Scotland, a unique project to combat social exclusion through football has been named as the charity of the year 2017

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Charities unite to beat the need for foodbanks

Major Scottish charities are combining in a project to help people in deprived communities combat food insecurity

22nd June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Hopes punitive welfare cuts will end as Scots social security system is introduced

First payments from new agency will be made in 2018

21st June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Majority still support £5 child benefit increase

A £5 increase would ease burden on struggling families

21st June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scots stand with refugees across the world

Scots have marked World Refugee Day by forming a giant human chain in Glasgow city centre

20th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scots charity blocked from helping Grenfell victims

A Scottish charity has offered to come to the aid of people made homeless by the Grenfell Tower disaster

20th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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DWP suspends rules for Grenfell Tower residents

Those who miss appointments won't be sanctioned

20th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Bringing communities together in the name of murdered MP

This weekend sees a major drive to cut across division and hatred in our communities – all in the name of murdered MP Jo Cox

16th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Action taken to combat the scandal of holiday hunger

A public plea for action to feed children affected by holiday hunger has been successful – and will see hundreds fed over the summer

16th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Huge fundraising response in wake of Grenfell tragedy

More than £5 million – and counting – has been raised for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster

16th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Revealed: DWP fit-for-work tests cost more than they save

Figures show UK government is spending more than its saves on controversial tests

15th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Brexit threat to disability rights

Scottish social security minister says disabled rights must be protected

13th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Carers can infringe human rights

A Scottish charity has warned carers that too much devotion can hamper their loved one's ability to live life to the full

12th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Largest teaching union calls for LGBT issues to be taught in all schools

​Teachers' union overwhelmingly backs inclusive education

12th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Obama charity dinner fundraising total revealed

Former US president visited for Scotland for one day but he leaves whopping amount for Scots charities

12th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Children report Islamophobia in Edinburgh schools

Research carried out by an Edinburgh mum highlights worryingly high levels of Islamophobia in the capital's schools

6th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Schools will open to feed hungry children over the summer

More schools in Glasgow are to open to feed children and families affected by food poverty over the summer holidays

1st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Samaritans volunteers helped record numbers in 2016

Volunteers working for the Samaritans dealt with 5.7 million callers in 2016, the charity said at the start of Volunteers Week

1st June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Apologies to survivors as child abuse inquiry opens

The inquiry aims to uncover the extend of child abuse in Scotland over the last 50 years

1st June 2017 by Susan Smith

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