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Volunteer award handed to dementia friendly walk leader

Linda Shields has won an award from Paths for All for her work with those living with dementia

21st September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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British Heart Foundation calls on people to make their mark on the Heart of Steel

An art sculpture to raise money for the British Heart Foundation has been unveiled

17th September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Final Kiltwalk of the year is Edinburgh’s biggest ever

5,000 heroes take part in Royal Bank of Scotland Kiltwalk for charitable causes

17th September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Top digital tools that can help you start a charity

Sally Dyson, head of digital participation at the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, looks at the digital tools for new charities

22nd September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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TFN Guide: Research is key in taking on first employee

Lesley Winton, of animal education charity Fostering Compassion, is relaxed about taking on her first member of staff

22nd September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Foundation to support rugby star struck by MND

Doddie Weir announced he was fighting the degenerative condition earlier this summer

28th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity accountant avoids jail for embezzling £200k

Lynn Taylor was the financial manager of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

25th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Road safety charity calls for compulsory rural driving lessons

Brake has proposed changes which it says could save up to 400 lives a year

24th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Sectarianism is still at heart of Scottish football

The vast majority of football supporters said they had witnessed sectarian behaviour at games

23rd August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Funding cuts still feared, survey finds

Half of those questioned said cuts were the biggest threat to their jobs

22nd August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Thousands are looking up charity accounts, regulator claims

Members of the public showing a strong interest in charity accounts, now OSCR publishes them on its website

22nd August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Brutal cockfighting cases reported in Scotland

The Scottish SPCA has said that incidents of the brutal practice are very rare

17th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Dementia partnership agreed between charity and university

The University of the West of Scotland and Alzheimer Scotland are set to work together

15th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity fund helps nurse-led projects

The Queen's Nursing Institute has handed £32,500 to Scottish projects

14th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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New app created to report whale and dolphin sightings

The technology has been created by the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust

11th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Further call for mandatory CCTV in abattoirs

Michael Gove has announced that new legislation will be introduced in England

11th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Brexit could stop groups from suing the government

Fears have been highlighted over a clause in the European Union Repeal Bill

11th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Reintroduction plans could see lynx return to Scotland

The Lynx UK Trust would like to see 250 of the cats brought in near Glasgow

9th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Almost a third of older people do not use a computer, study claims

The Office for National Statistics study has led to calls to ensure the elderly are not digitally excluded

9th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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