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Alarming rise in Scots dying by suicide

Some 104 more Scots took their own lives lin 2018 than the previous year

26th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Shout About Myeloma, urges blood cancer charity

Myeloma is the second most common form of blood cancer in the UK, affecting around 17,500 people.

26th June 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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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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Charity gears up for festival season

St Andrew’s First Aid will provide support for more than 230,000 music fans this summer

25th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Hundreds of disabled have say on services

Conference brings together city's disabled people who want input into how services are run

25th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Ban multibuy offers on junk food, Government told

Coalition of medical experts call for urgent legislation to tackle obesity epidemic.

24th June 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Increased support needed around sight loss

An advice line run by a Scottish charity is set to see more than a 200% increase in the amount of calls it receives

24th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprise aims to make eSports accessible

Enable Gaming CIC aims to make the world of online gaming open to all

21st June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity seeks donations of £20.19 in 2019

Worldwide Cancer Research is remembering its inspirational founder to mark its 40th anniversary

21st June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Councils “hiding” welfare fund - as they fear being swamped by desperate Scots

Councils are not advertising a fund to help the most vulnerable Scots – because they fear being swamped by applicants

20th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Families across Edinburgh benefit from surplus food

Almost a million meals have been made from food that was set for the bin thanks to a charity initiative

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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App can give stroke survivors their voice back

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland has helped to develop new technology that can dramatically improve the lives of those living with aphasia

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New app to help young learning disabled

Technology will help them keep safe as well as promote good sexual health

20th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Carers Act funding announced

Grants are available for organisations that face new requirements under the Carers (Scotland) Act

19th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Minimum alcohol pricing a success

Figures show the impact minimum pricing has had since it was introduced last year

19th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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£12m funding for brain tumour research

Cancer Research UK and the Brain Tumour Charity have backed scientists to develop new groundbreaking treatments

18th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Plans to save support service gain momentum

Caring Soles, operated by the Eric Liddell Centre, faced an uncertain future after being knocked back for funding last year

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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Making sure older veterans have a voice

A special event was held for former members of the Armed Forces to ensure they are supported within the community

14th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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