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Kirsten Hogg wonders where the substance is beneath the first minister’s warm words

She is honoured for leading charity's services to people with sensory loss during the coronavirus response

New report reveals the scale of grassroots resistance across the planet

Kim Wallace, previously deputy director of SENScot, has been appointed as the new director of membership for SES.

Much needed fundraiser for ex-forces personnel

Closes 2 September this year

Huge disparity between smokers and non-smokers

Samartians is highlighting the power of talking as part its Talk to Us awareness campaign.

The independent and membership-led organisation will act as a growing, strong and inclusive voice for social enterprises in Scotland. 

Organisation faces a £100,000 shortfall

Organisation fears calorie counting will affect people with eating disorders

Last year the Citizens Advice network in Scotland helped 171,000 people and unlocked £147million for them.

CAF estimates that the £10.7 billion was given across the UK during 2021, a substantial decrease from the £11.3billion given in 2020. 

Survey shows retired people are vital to the sector

Under current Scottish Government plans, the proposed National Care Service would remain “ownership neutral”, embedding a role for the private sector in social care.