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"The money is there, now the first minister must show that the political will is too and prioritise investment in our public service and communities”

Right There said it has been forced to make the decision by City of Edinburgh Council. 

Concerns were raised in February after a sermon at Rosyth Baptist Church.

The new first minister has stated that one of his top priorities is eliminating child poverty. This is certainly a central aim on the journey towards a practical, real-world, wellbeing economy that impacts our daily lives

Lindsay Banks on the work of the Newton Stewart Initiative

SMSA warned t it faced being wound up by the end of the year if alternatives could not be found. 

Supported accommodation provider and charity, Right There, runs three units in the city, paid for by a council contract. 

California’s Registry of Charities and Fundraisers has branded the Archewell foundation as “delinquent”.

Listen Well Scotland is set to become part of national mental health charity Change Mental Health.

VASLan chief executive Steven Sweeney and SCVO head of policy and research Kirsten Hogg reflect on the connections between #EssentialSector and #KeepTheBeatAlive