Environment & International

Charity Film Awards open for entries

The Charity Film Awards 2020 is inviting charities to enter

19th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Scotland to strike for climate action

Events will take place throughout Scotland with thousands of people, young and old, set to take part

19th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Take One Action returns for twelfth year

The annual festival has released its programme for this year

18th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Human rights group faces strike action over redundancies

Workers at Amnesty International are being balloted on strike action

16th September 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity hits back after tabloid attack on international donations

The RNLI has highlighted it only spends 2% of its income on overseas projects, following several critical reports in the tabloid press

16th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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No-deal Brexit could lead to bleak winter for charities in Scotland

Social care suppliers could collapse within months of departure from the EU, with food prices and drug shortages hitting vulnerable communities

13th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Glasgow to host world changing climate change conference

But campaigners warn decision makers not to squander golden opportunity

11th September 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charities over-reliant on funding from single source

Around one in 10 organisations would collapse if they lost their main source of funding, a survey of charity leaders has shown

10th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Pedal for Scotland ends after 20 years

The Glasgow to Edinburgh cycling challenge has raised millions of pounds for charity since starting in 1999

10th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Stirling’s volunteering heroes celebrated

The city's Festival of Volunteering kicked off in style with an awards ceremony

9th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign aims to heal Brexit divisions

Charities are set to work with faith leaders and businesses to build a new grassroots campaign

9th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Endangered lion cubs born at Edinburgh Zoo

​Coming months will be crucial to the cubs

6th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Scottish women invited to take the step into politics

A day-long gathering at the Scottish Parliament is inviting women to explore their paths to elected office

5th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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No deal Brexit could have a dire impact on the elderly

A charity has made dire warnings about the effects of a no deal Brexit on older people

5th September 2019 by Graham Martin

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“Misleading” Peta advert banned

The advert claimed "wool is just as cruel as fur".

4th September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Festival of Islamic culture could return

The Sufi Festival took place in Glasgow earlier this summer with around 2,500 people attending

4th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Mixed response to Scottish Government climate pledges

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled the Programme for Government this afternoon, with climate change at the top of the agenda

3rd September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity calls on Johnson to continue funding for study programme

YouthLink Scotland has called for funding to be committed to Erasmus+ as a summit on digital youth work begins in Glasgow

3rd September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Edinburgh to host conference on UN global goals

EUConsult’s Autumn Congress will discuss the role of non-profits in meeting international development targets.

2nd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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