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Third sector body gains recognition for carer support

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has been named as a Carer Positive employer

24th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social prescribing to take off in Scotland

SPRING Social Prescribing was officially launched in Glasgow earlier this year

24th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£1.9m for youth projects across Scotland

Organisations from throughout the country are set to benefit from funding gained from dormant bank accounts

24th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Legacy giving on the up

People are more likely to leave donations to charity in their will than they were 10 years ago, a survey has revealed

24th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Stonewall marks 30 years of fighting for equality

Stonewall is marking 30 years since the organisation was founded to oppose Section 28

24th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Poorest children more likely to be road traffic victims

Children in Scotland’s poorest areas nearly three times more likely to be injured by road traffic than those in the richest

23rd May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Much more needs to be done to combat poverty in Scotland

“Considerably more” needs to be invested by the Scottish Government if it is to make headway in tackling poverty

23rd May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Temporary accommodation for homeless set to be limited

The Scottish Government is set to make moves to limit the use of B&Bs for homeless people

23rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities rally round to support job seekers

Organisations have begun talks to continue services which were provided by the Shirlie Project, after the charity's sudden closure

23rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign to support Glad Cafe continues

More than £30,000 has been raised in just a few weeks to help carry out vital repairs to the Shawlands social enterprise

23rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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U-turn over ban for charity chief executive’s father

The father of the Scottish Refugee Council's Sabir Zazai will be allowed to see his son receive recognition for his contribution to civil society

23rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Church criticised on climate change commitment

Members of the Church of Scotland have opted not to end investment in fossil fuels, despite recognising a climate emergency

23rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Mental health investment needed

More needs to be done to help young people battling mental illness, a charity chief executive has said

22nd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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UK’s poverty tragedy laid bare

Callous welfare reforms have resulted in widespread poverty across the UK, with charities calling for urgent action

22nd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Stars come out to celebrate charity’s birthday

Nearly 400 guests joined Heather Small of M People to help Enable raise £180,000

21st May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Shocking lack of stroke awareness

A survey by the Stroke Association has revealed many people don't know what a stroke is, and families often don't know how to help loved ones

21st May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters to hit the great outdoors

Ramblers Scotland has launched a new award scheme which aims to get people out and about in Scotland

21st May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Epidemic of stress among charity workers

A confidential survey by a major union has revealed the majority of staff in the third sector have experienced stress in the workplace

21st May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Action needed on assault against young people

Eight in 10 children believe that all physical assault against young people should be made illegal

20th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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