Shelter Scotland

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By Fiona King at Shelter Scotland I have a bit of sympathy (just a little) with General Election candidates, pounding the streets the length and breadth of the UK begging, persuading or shoring up their vote. Shelter Scotland was set up as a campaigning charity more than 45 years ago and we’re nev

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A Shelter Scotland charity shop in Clarkston is hoping to score with an auction of a signed Scotland shirt. The shirt signed by Scotland and Rangers legend Colin Stein has been donated to the housing and homelessness charity’s shop at Clarkston Toll, and will be auctioned off to raise vital funds.

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A campaign aimed at making Scotland’s growing private rented sector fit for families and fairer for all hits Edinburgh on Monday. Shelter Scotland’s Make Renting Right campaign aims to raise awareness of and build public support for reforming the outdated private tenancy regime which sees too ma

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By Lisa Glass at Shelter Scotland Last week, the Scottish Government released their quarterly homeless statistics for September to December 2014. The headline statistics were that over this period homeless applications have gone down, homeless assessments have gone down, and there were only 5 househ

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By James Battye at Shelter Scotland Last week the Scottish Government published a second consultation on a new private tenancy. This goes further than the government’s initial proposal – which set out the high level principles underpinning the government’s reforms – and gives us an idea of w

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The aim of Shelter Scotland’s Safe and Sound service is to reduce the risk of homelessness for young people by facilitating family mediation and the safe return home for those who have run away. Where this is not possible, the project, which operates in Dundee and across the greater Tayside and Fi

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A service which helps young runaways and their families has had a funding boost of over £645,000 from to the Big Lottery Fund. The Dundee-based service, run by Shelter Scotland and Relationships Scotland, helped over 180 young people and their families since its launch in 2011.

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