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Oxfam to open first-ever superstore

The charity has transformed a 14,500ft2 industrial unit into a “destination shopping experience”.

4th September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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“Misleading” Peta advert banned

The advert claimed "wool is just as cruel as fur".

4th September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Lone parents facing “drastic” income shortfalls

New report finds even those working full time on average pay cannot achieve a decent living standard.

4th September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Scottish Government urged to “get a grip” on delayed discharges

New figures showed almost 1,500 patients were stuck in hospital unnecessarily each day in July.

3rd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Tampon Tax fund announces £3.5m for women’s charities

Grants of up to £100,000 available for groups across the UK.

3rd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Universal Credit forcing claimants into debt and stress

Citizens Advice Scotland is calling for a raft of reforms to the benefit.

3rd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Edinburgh to host conference on UN global goals

EUConsult’s Autumn Congress will discuss the role of non-profits in meeting international development targets.

2nd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities invited to apply for share of £3m Dream Fund

The People’s Postcode Lottery is offering grants of between £500,000 and £1.5m.

2nd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Urgent action needed to create zero-emission railway

Transform Scotland is calling for a £2,5bn decarbonisation programme to begin immediately.

2nd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Deposit return scheme backed by three-quarters of Scots

The scheme is expected to lead to 90% of bottles and cans being returned for recycling.

2nd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Pilot scheme helps young carers find work

The six-week course was provided by Action for Children and Glasgow’s Health and Social Care Partnership.

2nd September 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Railways failing people with sight loss

Inadequate stations and undertrained staff obstacles to train travel, survey finds.

29th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Festival fundraiser raises £8,600 for HIV charity

Teams from five local companies competed to see who could raise the most.

28th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities call for crackdown on cigarette litter

ASH Scotland and the MCS want filters to be reclassified as single-use plastics.

27th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Recruitment begins for Scotland’s Citizens’ Assembly

More than 100 people will be chosen at random to form the Assembly.

27th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Communities more divided since Brexit vote, poll reveals

A new survey has revealed people’s views on the third sector in a society divided by Brexit and inequality.

27th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Third of children give out personal details online

The NSPPC has relaunched its internet safety website in the wake of a new survey.

27th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Val McDermid backs Shelter Scotland campaign

The crime writer wants to enshrine the right to a home into Scots Law.

27th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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