Covid-19

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Food charity FareShare Tayside and Fife has praised the “extraordinary” efforts of its supporters and volunteers during the coronavirus crisis having delivered 350% more food to frontline charities supporting vulnerable people in the region since lockdown measures began.

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The tenant chair of Glasgow Housing Association has renewed calls for “urgent and radical” change to Universal Credit as the coronavirus crisis continues. Bernadette Hewitt today called on the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to take immediate action on five fronts, including ending

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has put energy efficient housing investment and the Warm Home Discount at the heart of its proposals for Scotland’s post-COVID economic recovery. In its submission to the Scottish Government’s Advisory Group for Economic Recovery, the charity outlines a ser

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Homelessness charity Cyrenians has quadrupled the output at its FareShare depot due to increased demand during the coronavirus crisis, delivering over 419 tonnes of food since March. Making use of FareShare produce, the charity’s Community Cook School has been converted into a production kitch

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Still Game star Greg Hemphill has said he is proud to support Age Scotland's national Friendship Campaign to help tens of thousands of older people who are feeling increasingly isolated and lonely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The charity is encouraging anyone who is feeling alon

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A new net-zero plan launched by Zero Waste Scotland aims to show public, private and third sector organisations how to rebuild after coronavirus and meet their vital obligations on ending the climate emergency at the same time. Zero Waste Scotland has published its plan setting out five key steps fo

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A Holyrood committee has called on the Scottish Government to set out the steps it is taking to ensure women and children at increased risk of domestic abuse during lockdown have access to the support services they need to escape violence. In a letter to the minister for older people and equalities,

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People most at risk from food insecurity due to the coronavirus outbreak are to receive further support from the Scottish Government’s £70 million Food Fund. FareShare, a national network of charitable food distributors, has distributed over 1,440 tonnes of food - the equivalent of almos

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The Scottish Building Society (SBS) has pledged that none of its customers will be at risk of losing their home over the next 12 months as it announced an emergency support package for customers in financial difficulty due to COVID-19. As well as banning repossessions, the society is extending the c

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