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Support centre officially opened

Deputy First Minister John Swinney has opened Camphill's Ochil Tower School in Perthshire

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Edinburgh health and social care strategy revealed

The Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) has published plans to "radically transform" social care in the capital

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Help Oor Wullie head to new home

Scouts Scotland hope to take ownership of one of the famous Bucket Trail statues

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Twitter storm rages over hashtag #CharitySoWhite

Campaign encourages sector to delve deeply into its own white privilege

22nd August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Glass recycling scheme welcomed

The majority of Scots are in favour of a levy being introduced on glass bottles to encourage recycling

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Teachers launch foodbank amid child poverty crisis

Education committee hears of tired, hungry children in Edinburgh's schools.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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One in four girls “don’t feel safe playing outside”

Campaigner warns of "gender play gap" after publication of Girlguiding study.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Loneliness summit to take place

Contact the Elderly is hoping to expand on its work to tackle social isolation in central Scotland

21st August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Awards to celebrate active lifestyle volunteers

Walking charity Paths for All will host the event at the Scottish parliament in September.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Nuclear reactor restart “not worth the risk”

Permission has been granted to resume power generation at the Hunterston B nuclear plant.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Lotto boost for charity which reunites siblings

Siblings Reunited provides supervised contact for children who have been separated in the care system.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Shortage of signups causes cancellation of charity walk

St. Vincent’s Hospice has launched a new challenge after its Step Up walk was called off.

20th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Fundraiser hits £25,000 following policeman’s death

PC Andrew Harper, who was killed last week, had planned to undertake a gruelling challenge for charity.

20th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Council hits back over charity’s threat of legal action

Glasgow City Council has strongly denied Shelter Scotland's accusations that it denies homeless people vital support.

20th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Still time to apply for community regeneration awards

The SURF Awards highlight, celebrate and share the achievements of community projects

20th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities make junk food restrictions call

More than 20 health organisations have called for the Scottish Government to take action on multi-buy promotions for unhealthy food

20th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity slams festival’s award-winning joke

Stereotypical gags lead to stigma says charity

20th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity given new flat for families of children with cancer

Calum’s Cabin will be able to support more families thanks to a donation from the STV Children's Appeal.

19th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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