Homelessness

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Aberdeen City Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to adopt a new technology-led approach to tackling homelessness. The council has partnered with an online fundraising platform and social enterprise, Beam, which helps homeless people and council tenants at risk of homelessness t

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Proposals to help tackle the climate and biodiversity crisis by supporting Scotland’s transition to a zero waste and circular economy have been launched. The measures, designed to significantly increase reuse and recycling rates, and modernise and improve waste and recycling services, are set

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Simon Community Scotland (SCS) has teamed up with tech consultancy AND Digital to provide easy-to-access evidence-based harm reduction support, advice and resources to people using the charity’s services, through their first ever digital app called ‘By My Side.’

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The Big Issue Group (TBIG) has hit a breakthrough of equipping 1,000 of its vendors with contactless technology via the Zettle by PayPal card reader, marking a 68% increase since this time last year. In addition, it is quickly fast-tracking to its goal of enabling all 1,500 vendors to become cashles

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Homelessness charity Social Bite is currently being investigated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR), according to reports. The regulator has confirmed that an investigation has been launched after receiving complaints about the charity.

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Barratt Developments Scotland - which includes Barratt Homes, David Wilson Homes and Oregon Timber Frame Ltd – is donating £50,000 to charities fighting homelessness across Scotland. Five charities spanning the length and breadth of Scotland have received a share of the funds, which will

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Glasgow-based Kindness Homeless Street Team, founded by Laura McSorley, has received a helping hand from Cala Homes (West) after being awarded £1,500 as part of the homebuilder’s Community Bursary initiative. The organisation, known for its soup kitchen at George Square, also provides fo

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