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Scotland’s population is getting older - and we must prepare for this

Scotland must do more to prepare for a quarter of a million more older people, charities have warned

21st October 2019 by Graham Martin

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Christmas shoppers can buy a bed for the homeless

Festive shoppers are being offered the chance to buy a bed for the homeless at Christmas

21st October 2019 by Graham Martin

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Glasgow streets filled with love

Hundreds of care experienced Scots took part in a march to call for those in the system to be shown more compassion

21st October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scouts join fight to create a better world

A Million Hands will see the organisation work with other charities to tackle six of Scotland's biggest issues

21st October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Drive to restore The Waverley hits milestone

£2 million has been raised in the bid to get the iconic ship back on the water for next year

21st October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity partnership to embrace Artificial Intelligence

Parkinson’s UK, the Stroke Association, Muscular Dystrophy UK and the MS Society have joined forces with social enterprise Reason Digital

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Care experienced Scots hold rally for love

Hundreds of campaigners will hit the streets of Glasgow this weekend to highlight love is all too often absent from care

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Latte levy set to be introduced

A charge of 20p per cup is set to be introduced by new Scottish Government legislation

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding pressures fueling stress within voluntary sector

Half of charity leaders admit stress amongst staff is more of an issue now than it was three years ago

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support to deliver social security

A £500,000 fund is being opened for organisations which help people accessing new benefits to be delivered by the Scottish Government

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity warns against winter deaths complacency

Root cause of deaths need to be addressed

17th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Community ownership can create vibrant urban spaces

An event which will examine how community ownership can benefit urban areas will take place next week

17th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Young carers’ grant open for applications

16-18 year-olds to get cash support from next week

17th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Award for Scottish philanthropist

Sir Ian Wood urged others to spread charity across the globe at a ceremony in New York this week

17th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland tightens domestic abuse laws

Move will compliment "gold standard" of legislation

17th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Recognition for housing initiative

Homes for Good is in the running for three awards which recognise its innovative approach to housing

17th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Red squirrels reintroduced to Highlands woods

Trees for Life and Woodland Trust Scotland join forces to secure the species' long-term future.

17th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Teenage volunteer wins award from Prime Minister

Maddie Hayes has been a befriending volunteer for three years at the Leonard Cheshire care service in Inverness.

17th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Campaigning nurse recognised by NSPCC

Ruth Moss has fought for online safety since her teenage daughter took her own life.

16th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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