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£3m for community projects

Projects across Scotland have benefitted from new funding, including a Victorian spa and a seaweed factory

19th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fight to tackle loneliness in society goes on

The Loneliness Action Group is urging all political parties to continue to work together to put in place lasting measures to help tackle the issue

19th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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First Minister makes visit to Art in Action campaign

The nationwide campaign aims to put art at the heart of a vibrant future for Scotland

18th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Take One Action returns for twelfth year

The annual festival has released its programme for this year

18th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Scotland to be global HQ for ethical finance

Bold claim ahead of conference

18th September 2019 by Robert Armour

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Bed blocking in hospitals on the rise

Delayed discharges in Scotland have increased 6% in the last year, with the majority of people affected aged 75 or over

18th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Call for human rights approach to housing

Housing organisations in Scotland have called for human rights to be incorporated in domestic law to protect the rights of homeowners and renters

18th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Dormant bank funds youth projects

​Over £1.3m awarded

18th September 2019 by Robert Armour

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Change at the top as charity marks 30th year

Ann Marie Docherty is retiring from Fair Deal, with Fiona Dunwoodie named as only the second chief executive in the organisation's history

17th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Time to Stand Up to Cancer

A host of stars have channelled their favourite trailblazers to launch this year's campaign to fund the fight against cancer

17th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Interim leadership team for children’s charity

Simon Massey and Amy Woodhouse will lead Children in Scotland for the rest of the year, with Jackie Brock on a leave of absence

17th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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$50m target for global sleep out

Hollywood actors and other celebrities are leading the charge against homelessness, with fundraising events taking place across the globe

17th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Asylum seekers: no eviction without court order

New contractor says it will do everything to support asylum seekers to move on

17th September 2019 by Robert Armour

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Human rights group faces strike action over redundancies

Workers at Amnesty International are being balloted on strike action

16th September 2019 by Graham Martin

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New funeral payment launched

A new benefit has been launched which aims to tackle funeral poverty in Scotland

16th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity hits back after tabloid attack on international donations

The RNLI has highlighted it only spends 2% of its income on overseas projects, following several critical reports in the tabloid press

16th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Singer aims for number one on World Mental Health Day

Mark Mcghee has suffered with mental health issues for more than seven years and hopes that his upcoming single time2talk will help Britons open up

16th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Views sought on fund for disabled

The Scottish Independent Living Fund was formed four years ago

16th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£2.4m boost for social enterprise

Homes for Good is set to expand across the UK following an initial successful spell in Scotland

16th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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