Trussell Trust

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A new strategy has been published to make homes safer, warmer and cheaper to heat and meet the Scottish Government’s commitment to eradicate it as far as reasonably possible by 2040. The Fuel Poverty Strategy 2021 sets out a range of comprehensive actions that will be taken to tackle the drive

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Bellway Homes Ltd (Scotland East) is continuing its work supporting the communities in which it builds with a donation of £1000 to help families in crisis. The housebuilder has given £200 each to foodbanks in West Lothian, Perth and Kinross, East Lothian, Edinburgh North East and Dunferm

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Construction and infrastructure-focused partnership hub South West is leading a financial support package for The Trussell Trust to help bring some Christmas cheer to disadvantaged households in Lanarkshire, Ayrshire, and Dumfries & Galloway.

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Life insurance and pension fund manager Phoenix Group is increasing its support to charities in Scotland by donating £20,000 to both Cyrenians and Social Bite, each of whom works with people who are in vulnerable situations and either on the edge of or already experiencing homelessness.

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The Royal Bank of Scotland has converted its Edinburgh headquarters in Gogarburn into a distribution centre to supply food and hygiene products to the Trussell Trust food banks and Social Bite. The Scotsman and Royal Bank of Scotland are issuing a call for businesses to donate any non-perishable foo

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As part of its ongoing commitment to working in partnership with local communities, Taylor Wimpey West Scotland has donated cash and essential food items worth over £800 to four local Trussell Trust foodbanks situated across its west of Scotland operating area.

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Foodbank provider Trussell Trust has issued a stark warning to MSPs that Universal Credit could drive in-work poverty and foodbank use. In a written submission to the Scottish Parliament’s social security committee, the charity said that its analysis showed “an increase in demand for foodbanks i

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Campaigners have urged the UK government to urgently halt Universal Credit as new figures show foodbank use in Scotland has soared to record levels. Figures released by the Trussell Trust show a 17% increase in people relying on foodbanks to subsist - against a UK average rise of 13%.

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