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The extent of the challenges faced by Scottish charities has been laid bare in a survey of third sector staff

20th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity workers’ fears for the future laid bare

Rising overheads, funding cuts and increased work loads are amongst the concerns that third sector staff have - a survey has revealed

20th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities warn of a council funding catastrophe

A significant reduction in community funding in Edinburgh will affect thousands of families and could result in organisations closing

19th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Employability programme provider in administration

The closure of Working Links presents an opportunity for greater third sector involvement in Fair Start Scotland, SCVO has claimed

19th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Period poverty more prevalent than previously thought

More women experience period poverty than previously thought

19th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 18 February 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

18th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Capaldi supports CHAS at Capital Sci-Fi Con

Former Dr Who Peter Capaldi was the star attraction at one of Edinburgh's most impressive fundraising events

18th February 2019 by Susan Smith

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New dads have to head back to work while babies in hospital

Charity Bliss has revealed two thirds of dads of premature babies are back in the office before their children are released from hospital

18th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding boost for Fife Gingerbread

The charity has received £60,000 to help it become more sustainable as efforts to save the organisation continue

15th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: Do we need social media watchdog to protect kids?

The NSPCC is at the end of its tether with Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat and says we need a regulator to stop them publishing dangerous content

15th February 2019 by TFN

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Guide aims to tackle racism in schools

The Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) has teamed up with respectme to provide support for teachers in dealing with racist incidents

15th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Chefs join campaign to save charity

Martin Wishart and Tom Kitchen have launched a crowdfunder which aims to raise £50,000 to save Pilton Community Health Project

15th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Benefit bashing and Brexit increase extreme poverty

An international poverty expert has said that meaningful action must be taken to help those who face deprivation

15th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Taking part in employability programme changed my life

Yiorgis Perris reveals how learning the skills required for employment helped him to flourish in the workplace

15th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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We are the vulnerable sector

Rhona Cunningham says community organisations’ very existences are at risk without reform

14th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Care home couple share successful relationship tips

Pauline and Sam Wyllie tied the knot at a charity's retirement facility in Dundee last summer

14th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Sectarianism is a turn-off

City of Glasgow College students have teamed up with Nil by Mouth to highlight the effect using offensive language can have on your love life

14th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Veterans invited to take part in milestone cruise

Legion Scotland and Poppyscotland have chartered a ship to mark 75 years since the D-Day landings

13th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Call for social media watchdog to protect children

Most adults back a children charity's call to create a regulator to enforce social media firms to protect children from dangerous content

12th February 2019 by Susan Smith

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