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Scotland’s population is getting older - and we must prepare for this

Scotland must do more to prepare for a quarter of a million more older people, charities have warned

21st October 2019 by Graham Martin

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Christmas shoppers can buy a bed for the homeless

Festive shoppers are being offered the chance to buy a bed for the homeless at Christmas

21st October 2019 by Graham Martin

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Scouts join fight to create a better world

A Million Hands will see the organisation work with other charities to tackle six of Scotland's biggest issues

21st October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding pressures fueling stress within voluntary sector

Half of charity leaders admit stress amongst staff is more of an issue now than it was three years ago

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support to deliver social security

A £500,000 fund is being opened for organisations which help people accessing new benefits to be delivered by the Scottish Government

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Award for Scottish philanthropist

Sir Ian Wood urged others to spread charity across the globe at a ceremony in New York this week

17th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland tightens domestic abuse laws

Move will compliment "gold standard" of legislation

17th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Sign of the times as foodbank for pet owners opens

Those struggling to feed themselves can't feed their pets

16th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Voter ID risks ‘Windrush scandal for democracy’

Tory plans to force voters to present ID could disenfranchise millions, campaigners warn.

15th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Deacon Blue star backs homelessness campaign

Nightstop offers young people a safe place to spend the night in times of crisis.

15th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Pardon for gay men convicted of abolished offences

Men prosecuted for same-sex sexual activity are now able to have their convictions wiped

15th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Campaigners welcome bid to banish not proven

Three verdict system flawed, research reveals

11th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Funding to help homeless this winter

The Scottish Government has announced further support to help the most vulnerable through the winter months

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Concerns raised over human rights in prison

Campaigners have called for an urgent government response to a new report detailing serious concerns about practices in prisons and police custody

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity alleges supermarket supply chain abuse

Chains such as Lidl, Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Morrisons are all using suppliers who subject workers to poor conditions, Oxfam has claimed

10th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New anti-bigotry campaign launched

Two charities have teamed up to stress that bigotry is not hereditary

9th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social security campaign relaunched

A campaign to fight for the right to social security in Scotland has been relaunched amid rising levels of poverty

9th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Veterans face negative stereotypes when applying for jobs

Almost one fifth of executives said they would be unlikely to employ a veteran.

8th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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“Game-changer” policies needed to meet child poverty targets

New figures show 240,000 children are locked in poverty in Scotland.

7th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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