Church Of Scotland

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The Church of Scotland has revealed plans to convert abandoned Aberdeen buildings into homes. The church hopes to knock down Northfield Parish Church to make space for 16 flats while plans have also been submitted to demolish Summerhill Parish Church and build 14 homes.

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More than 40 of Scotland’s leading children's charities, faith groups, trade unions, community groups and anti-poverty organisations have joined civic organisations from across the UK to call on the Chancellor to increase child benefit by £10 a week per child to help families through the

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The Church of Scotland has been awarded £130,000 in EU funding as part of an ambitious project to support refugee integration in Scotland. Through the multi-faith network, Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees (SFAR), and with partners the Scottish Refugee Council, WEA Scotland, The Bridges Programme

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The Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group A panel of homelessness experts from across Scotland met for the first time on Thursday as work to address the challenges of rough sleeping, and how temporary accommodation can best be utilised, officially got underway.

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Sally Thomas The continued roll-out of Universal Credit will have “catastrophic consequences” for some of the most vulnerable in society as well as undermine the sustainability of housing associations, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said.

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A Church of Scotland minister has called for two new towns to be built in the Highlands that will house refugees. The Rev Dr Rory MacLeod said that two new settlements in the Highlands taking 100,000 refugees each would help tackle the region’s depopulation problems.

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The Scottish Government’s draft budget must show significant investment in energy efficiency as a National Infrastructure Priority to end the scourge of cold, leaky homes, according to a number of organisations. The call by CPAG Scotland, RCN Scotland, SCDI and the Existing Homes Alliance follows

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