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Community launches campaign against funding cuts

Community campaigners in north Edinburgh are coming together with six voluntary organisations to fight dramatic funding cuts to local health projects

18th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Women at risk from universal credit payments

Split payments should be prioritised says MSP

18th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Nuisance call crackdown welcomed

Citizens Advice Scotland has said new rules will help to hold companies to account

17th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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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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More than 7,500 more workers to get the Real Living Wage

A further 7,500 workers across Scotland are set to be uplifted to at least the real Living Wage by April next year

14th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Scrooge DWP slammed for ditching £10 Xmas bonus

No extra cash at Christmas under universal credit

13th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Poverty groups in budget disappointment

The Poverty Alliance and CPAG have said more could have been done to help those stuck in poverty

13th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fears for the vulnerable after employability fund closed

Vulnerable people could be left without the opportunity to gain employment training after a funding scheme closed abruptly

13th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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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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£120,000 for new Scottish social enterprise factory

A new social enterprise factory training veterans to work in printing, signage and product engineering has won Big Lottery Funding

12th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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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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Budget 2018: protect cash for care leavers

A charity has called on the Scottish Government to protect cash earmarked for care leavers

11th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Pledge to expand affordable credit

An event aimed at tackling financial exclusion in Scotland will take place at the Scottish Parliament

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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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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Kurdish community in Scotland being “terrorised” by police

Police have been accused of terrorising the Kurdish community in Scotland

10th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Civil society says: use budget to help poor families

Campaigners want the Scottish Government to use its budget to urgently help families struggling to get by

9th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Working Scots struggling to feed families

A study by Citizens Advice Scotland has shown the extent of in-work poverty

7th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Study shows lack of understanding of what rape is

Rape Crisis Scotland has said a lack of public understanding is affecting the outcome of rape cases

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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