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Celebrating our carers

Around 150,000 carers are continuing to help Scotland's most vulnerable through the coronavirus pandemic

3rd April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Covid-19: charities need urgent financial help - or many will collapse

Charities and voluntary groups need an urgent financial support package – or many face imminent collapse

3rd April 2020 by Graham Martin

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New air ambulance takes to the skies

Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) has welcomed a second helicopter to its fleet

3rd April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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One of Scotland’s oldest charities continues to adapt

Carolina House Trust has previously had to respond to two wars, economic challenges and the outbreak of cholera

3rd April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Mary’s Meals: our life saving work will go on

A Scotland-based aid charity has vowed that its work to feed hungry children won’t stop, despite Covid-19

2nd April 2020 by Graham Martin

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Benefits of walking stressed

Paths for All says it’s more important than ever that people who feel well should go for a wander

2nd April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Coronavirus puts 80% of heritage sites at risk

A new £50m emergency fund has been created to support attractions across the UK

2nd April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Climate summit postponed

COP26, which had been due to take place in Glasgow in November, has been postponed as a result of the Covid pandemic

2nd April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Retailers to stock The Big Issue for the first time

Sainsbury’s and McColl’s will sell the magazine during the Covid-19 outbreak.

1st April 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Delay to Climate Change Plan “understandable”

The Scottish Government says it remains fully committed to tackling the climate emergency.

1st April 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Cat and dog home battles on

Edinburgh Cat and Dog Home has pledged to continue supporting animals and staff through the coronavirus crisis as it faces up to a £650,000 loss

1st April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Government “must not lose focus on childcare”

Children in Scotland calls for clarity as expansion delayed due to coronavirus.

1st April 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Emergency funding to support domestic abuse charities

The Scottish Government has announced vital funding for domestic abuse charities, as they expect an increase in cases with the country on lockdown

1st April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Homeless charity faced abuse after suspending services

The Halliday Foundation has called for people to be kind after criticism of its decision to suspend services it provides

1st April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charities to share in £1.4m Kiltwalk windfall

The cash will be distributed between 530 charities over the next two days.

1st April 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Pledge to care experienced Scots

Promises made in the Care Review still remain a priority, despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

1st April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland skipper Robertson urges older people to call helpline

The Liverpool star is backing Age Scotland as it offers advice and support during the Covid-19 outbreak.

1st April 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Record numbers of visually impaired children need support

Royal Blind say there are now 4,735 schoolchildren in Scotland with visual impairments.

31st March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Young jobseekers with disabilities supported through crisis

A new campaign aims to motivate those looking for work during the coronavirus outbreak.

31st March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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