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New figures released by the Scottish Government's annual Health Survey have indicated that more people living in Scotland have been worried about running out of food in the past year.

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Celebrations continue at Kingdom Housing Association during its 40th Anniversary year with news that the Kingdom Group has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working across the Kingdom Group receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.00, significan

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The Scottish Government is in danger of failing to deliver a real Warm Homes Bill for Scotland, a group of 50 civil society and business organisations has warned. In a joint statement issued today the group calls on ministers and MSPs to create a law that will end fuel poverty, create new jobs and i

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Hillcrest Housing Association and Hillcrest Maintenance Services have been accredited as Living Wage employers by Living Wage Scotland. The commitment will see everyone working at Hillcrest Housing Association and Hillcrest Maintenance Services receive a minimum hourly wage of £8.75. This rate is s

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(from left) Mike Scott, vice chair Osprey Housing Group; Glenn Adcook, CEO Osprey Housing Group; Les Allan, chair Osprey Housing Moray; Lynn Cunningham, Living Wage Scotland Osprey Housing Group has been accredited as a Living Wage employer after successfully negotiating with its affected suppliers

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(from left) Young Queens Cross residents Charmaine Campbell, TK Maskume, Jordana Bashir, and James Mitchell help launch the new £10,000 Community Chest fund A new £10,000 fund has been set up to help lift young people in north west Glasgow out of poverty.

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A group of 24 Scottish charities have come together to urge the UK government to stop the roll-out of the Universal Credit system in Scotland. A major change the benefits system, Universal Credit replaces six existing benefits with one, and is designed to make the benefits process easier. The govern

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The Poverty Alliance, which delivers the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation Initiative in partnership with the Living Wage Foundation, has welcomed the news that Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) is now an accredited Living Wage Employer. The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at HHP

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Queens Cross Housing Association vice chair Marilyn Clewes (left) signing the Stick Your Labels pledge with chief executive Shona Stephen Three Glasgow housing associations are working together to write a new Charter for Challenging Poverty.

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Rev Dr Martin Johnstone Representatives from poverty organisations and charities will convene today to investigate food poverty and possible solutions to Scotland’s increasing reliance on foodbanks.

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A proposal for Perth & Kinross Council to become a Living Wage Accredited employer will be considered by councillors next week. Established in April 2014 by the Poverty Alliance, with Scottish Government funding, the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation Initiative aims to increase the number of em

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Dundee City Council is set to become the first local authority in Scotland to sign up to a campaign which aims to tackle the stigma encountered by many people living on low incomes. The council is being recommended to sign up to the Poverty Alliance’s Stick Your Labels Campaign, the details of whi

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