Category Archives: Social & Economic Issues

Rev Martin Johnstone
14 Aug
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Food poverty: ‘It’s time to get angry’

The growing number of people in our country who are going hungry has been something which has shocked and outraged many of us over recent times, writes Rev Martin Johnstone, Priority Areas Secretary of the Church of Scotland. This week ...

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Glasgow City Mission logo
13 Jul
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Herald newspaper asks Glasgow City Mission clients their views on the Commonwealth Games

As Glasgow gets ready to welcome athletes and audiences alike, Jamie Rodney examines what local people can hope to gain from the games now and in the future. Amid the shouted conversation of Glasgow City Mission, a bright and bustling ...

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Glasgow City Mission logo
24 Jun
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Council u-turn saves Glasgow City Mission’s child and family centre from closure

'We have been humbled by support shown from the community of Govan and across the city.'

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Rev Sally Foster-Fulton
24 Jun
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Church backs calls from Citizens Advice Scotland to tackle funeral cost rises

Families in some areas having to pay 300% more than those just a few miles away.

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23 Jun
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Poverty Truth Commission’s successful event sets the agenda on tackling injustice

A call to action for those with experience of poverty to make their voices heard.

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Sir Harry Burns
20 Jun
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Scots trapped in poverty demand a voice in shaping Scotland’s future

New Commissioners challenged to take forward the actions and spirit of poverty report.

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Pope Francis greets Archbishop Welby
16 Jun
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Pope Francis and Archbishop Welby: Modern slavery is ‘grave evil’

'The goal of full unity may seem distant indeed, it remains the aim which should direct our every step along the way.'

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28 May
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CrossReach staff recognised for ‘extraordinary contribution’ to Scotland’s care sector

Volunteer of the Year was Millicent Evans from Threshold Glasgow.

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