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Brothers set rowing record

Three brothers have set a new record for a charity rowing race across the Atlantic

17th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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EU citizens need guarantees

The Human Rights Consortium Scotland has produced a series of videos that call for an automatic right to stay for EU nationals residing in Scotland

16th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Inquiry into PFA charity

The Charity Commission has has launched a statutory inquiry – its most serious intervention – into the charity that supports footballers

15th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Final Gorgie City Farm bids considered

A charity or a popular tourist attraction will take over the site of the community farm

13th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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NTS chief to retire

Simon Skinner will step down from the conservation charity after five years at the helm

13th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity announces US tour for historic violin

The instrument, which has link to Robert Burns, is touring to celebrate the Bard’s birthday.

13th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Finalists revealed for Burns Award

The annual ceremony recognises courage, commitment, inspiration and hands-on humanitarian efforts from people of any nationality, race, age or gender

10th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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£1m to help ease Brexit hunger

A new partnership between a supermarket giant and a charity, supported by the Scottish Government, is set to reduce hunger in Scotland

9th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Castle reception launches Scottish Charity Awards 2020

Nicola Sturgeon launched the annual awards by meeting last year's finalists in the dramatic settings of Edinburgh Castle's Great Hall

7th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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New active travel funding

Social housing providers can access additional funding to encourage active travel within communities

7th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Atlantic rowers issue fitness challenge

Three Scottish rowers have issued a challenge as they make their way across the Atlantic

6th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Revenge porn on the rise

Citizens Advice Scotland has reported that the amount of Scots seeking advice on revenge porn has doubled

6th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Burns breakfast for EU citizens

The Scottish Government is hosting a special event to celebrate the contributions EU citizens make to Scotland

23rd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Brits “too ashamed” to donate unwanted gifts

A study by Barnardo's has revealed that 20% of adults bin unwanted gifts as they feel too ashamed to donate them to charity

20th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprise cafe’s 20th birthday

Rosie's in Aberdeen, which is operated by Turning Point Scotland, held a special celebration earlier this month

19th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity launches silent Christmas song

A host of top artists have helped created a silent Christmas song which highlights the struggle many children face this festive season

19th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Edinburgh residents struggling as high costs of city fuel poverty

People living on low incomes in the Capital have decried the city’s high living costs and called for increased action to loosen the grip of poverty

19th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Top tips to cut Christmas waste

With Brits keener than ever to reduce waste this festive season, a charity has issued tips to help prevent food from being binned

18th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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2020 must be the year for action on climate change

An independent panel has said the next 12 months will be crucial if Scotland is set to meet its targets for cutting carbon emissions

17th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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