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Vulnerable people struggling to access food

Charities call for urgent action to ensure no-one goes without essential supplies.

4th June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Half of charities fear running out of cash within months

A new study has shown the extent to which charities face a fight for their future, with demand surging but income falling rapidly

3rd June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Fresh approach needed after 87 beavers killed

Beaver Trust calls for landowners to view culls as a last resort.

3rd June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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One in six Scots volunteer during lockdown

New figures reveal 10 million adults in the UK have given their time to support others.

3rd June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Social enterprise delivers 3,600 period products during lockdown

Hey Girls has adapted its model to help more people through the coronavirus crisis.

3rd June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Food poverty hitting Scots children in lockdown

Emergency food requests rise on the back of the economic crisis

3rd June 2020 by Robert Armour

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Refugee group wins volunteering award

Forth Valley Welcome is one of more than 200 groups that has received a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

3rd June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Lotto boost for project empowering young people

Leonard Cheshire’s Can Do programme has been awarded £55,000 from the Young Start Fund.

3rd June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Mortgage holidays only delay hardship, charity warns

Citizens Advice Scotland calls on lenders to do more to support homeowners.

2nd June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity launches nationwide shopping service

Food Train Connects has been launched in response to thousands of older Scots needing support during the coronavirus pandemic

2nd June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Lockdown baby boom

But it's of the furry kind

2nd June 2020 by Robert Armour

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Trust unveils £500,000 Covid-19 recovery fund

Charities in Perth and Kinross are invited to apply for additional financial support.

2nd June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Majority of Scots eating more during lockdown

Warning from Obesity Action Scotland after survey reveals rise in unhealthy eating.

2nd June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Public support for moves to tackle “throwaway culture”

Campaigners call for Circular Economy Bill to be reinstated as soon as possible.

1st June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Pressure mounts on Scottish Gov for greener post-covid Scotland

Campigners want new normal to be greener and fairer

1st June 2020 by Robert Armour

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Charity set for new chapter in 80th year

Emma Walker has been announced as the new director of Camphill Scotland, as the organisation marks its 80th birthday

1st June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Supporters rally round baby loss charity

Virtual challenges raise vital funds for Held In Our Hearts.

1st June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Older people reveal housing fears

Suitable housing is a growing problem for elderly Scots

1st June 2020 by Robert Armour

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Health charity in NHS warning

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland says third sector organisations need long-term funding to help the NHS avoid a permanent state of crisis

1st June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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