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Civil society leading the way in making the UK a better place

The UK government has published a report on its progress towards implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

26th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New third sector hub set to open

The Robertson Trust is entering the final stages of development of a new £5 million facility in Stirling

26th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Climate fund open for applications

The Scottish Government’s 2019 Climate Justice Innovation Fund aims to support a sustainable climate agenda

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprises to make impact in Africa

Entrepreneurs in Scotland are being given the chance to expand into African markets

17th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Charity Awards 2019 winners revealed

Drake Music Scotland is named Charity of the Year, with a record amount of votes polled for the People's Choice Award

15th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Activists picket Scotland’s richest pension fund

They urge the fund managers to divest from companies creating climate change

14th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Incubator delivers new social enterprises

The latest graduates from the Good Ideas Incubator Programme have been revealed

13th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities failing to embrace digital

The pace of digital change within the charity sector is slow, an annual report on digital skills has shown

13th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Comic Relief founder says it will ditch “white saviours”

Comic Relief's Curtis has said it will no longer use “white saviour” celebrities in its fundraising campaigns

12th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Honours for Scottish third sector heroes

The Queen's Birthday Honours List has been revealed, with several third sector representatives recognised

12th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity’s home struck by vandals

Smalls for All had to make a move to its new premises faster than planned after the incident this week

12th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Drastic action needed to tackle plastic pollution

Campaigners have travelled to Holyrood to highlight the importance of reducing the use of plastics in Scotland

12th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Oxfam ignored warnings about sexual abuse in Haiti

Scathing report warns: this can't happen again anywhere in the sector

11th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Bullying taking place “in plain sight” within charity sector

A report has revealed the severe impacts bullying can have on charity sector workers

11th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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MSP defamation case set to proceed

A case over comments Andy Wightman MSP made about Wildcat Haven Enterprises is set to go to court later this year

11th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Campaigners protest outside parliament to make 20mph mandatory

No reason the speed limit can't be extended they say

11th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Scotland’s seas need more protection

Environment Link has welcomed the launch of a public consultation on proposals to create more marine protected areas (MPAs) in Scottish seas

7th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Re-use social enterprise aims higher to reduce waste

A new reuse business has been launched by two Glasgow based social enterprises

7th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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New volunteer training initiative announced

Volunteer Scotland and the Open University have teamed up to give volunteers the chance to expand their skills

7th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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