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MSPs pay tribute to Big Issue vendor Paul Kelly

MSPs have paid tribute to Paul Kelly, a Big issue vendor allegedly murdered in Glasgow.

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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Poverty groups lead call for income supplement

Poverty campaigners have said it is vital that support is made immediately to help Scotland's poorest families

24th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Thousands march for trans equality during Pride Edinburgh event

The LGBTI community marched in solidarity for trans rights at the event in Edinburgh this weekend

24th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Nearly half of Scots run out of money before payday

New advice from Citizens Advice Scotland has shown 47% of Scots often struggle to make ends meet

23rd 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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Leading the fight against digital exclusion

A new £1.3 million project has been launched which aims to give communities new digital skills

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Public transport should be more affordable

The cost of transport is putting significant pressures on those on lower incomes, and poor services can leave people isolated

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fight against knife crime continues

Knife crime has dropped dramatically since No Knives Better Lives was introduced 10 years ago

19th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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GDPR putting women and children at risk, say charities

Police are unwilling to share information about perpetrators of domestic abuse, due to fears over data protection

19th 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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Campaign launched to save city’s adult entertainment venues

Petition is in reaction to Scottish Government

17th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity calls for secrecy over sectarianism in football to end

Nil by Mouth has called for a report which details the extent of incidents which have taken place at football matches to be made public

17th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity emails leaked online

Mermaids has said some service users could be identified by the emails in question, but denied intimate details were leaked

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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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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Project aims to stop people from dying too soon

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland has launched a new initiative in one of Glasgow's most deprived areas

13th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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