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Eight arrests have been made as part of an investigation into charity fraud involving thousands of pounds intended to help people in Syria. Kent Police arrested the men at addresses across the UK during an operation yesterday after £31,816, 8,310 euro (£6,857) and 10,700 US dollars (£6,413) were seized at…
Scotland is facing a "humanitarian crisis" caused by poverty, according to a coalition of charities. The group estimated that more than 870,000 people are living in poverty as it launched a new appeal to raise awareness of the problem. The Scotland's Outlook campaign said a fifth of children are living…
More than three quarters of Scotland's charities and voluntary sector organisations expect demand for their services to rise next year, a survey has revealed. But at the same time, almost a third expect the amount of cash they have to fall, while just over a quarter believe their income will…
More than four-fifths of people in Scotland believe Christmas has become too materialistic, according to new research. A survey of 1,200 people for Scottish aid charity SCIAF found that 82% agreed that the festive period was too materialistic, rising to 91% for those aged 55 and over. A majority of…
Actor Ewan McGregor has backed a Christmas appeal by the Children's Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) by leaving a personal message of support for the charity. Members of the public are being asked to donate to the charity and write a snowflake message to be displayed at its hospices in Rachel…
New charities on lower incomes may no longer have to pay water and sewerage charges, according to a proposal by the Scottish Government. A consultation has been launched on whether the scheme should cover charities and voluntary organisations with a turnover of less than £75,000 a year. It would alter…
A new DVD by CHILDREN 1ST featuring three kinship carers talking about their own experiences and explaining how the charity has supported them has been launched this month.
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