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Anna Fowlie says the Living Wage is vital - but crucial funding issues for charities must be resolved

Major civil society campaign says the cost of living crisis has made an already perilous situation even worse

Minister with special responsibility for Refugees from Ukraine, Neil Gray visited the charity.

Ground-breaking scheme equips trainees for employment

Total was matched by Tom Hunter

Over 5,000 men took their own lives last year

It is National Inclusion Week

The new charity aims to raise their voice against poverty and show the impact that can be made by supporting parents effectively.

Targeted support must be offered to communities in the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) lowest quartiles, where the demand for volunteering support will be highest. 

Vaping is on the rise

Network has expanded rapidly and recently welcomed its 50th partner

Charity will extend its support, which includes grant making and the provision of information on grants and benefits

“As ordinary people, we have to find the courage to stand up to these dangerous radicals in government.”

Charities have proven vital to community-led responses