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Organisations working to help offenders and their families will share almost £3 million of Scottish Government funding. Seven charities will use the cash to fund specialist services including employment training, early intervention, support for families of prisoners and social care support. The organisations include Apex Scotland, one of the main…
The Scottish Parliament will next week be invited to nominate Bruce Adamson to Her Majesty the Queen for appointment as the new Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland. The Commissioner’s general duty is to promote and safeguard the rights of children and young people in Scotland. Mr Adamson…
A mother jailed for life for murdering her toddler son has had her appeal against conviction rejected. Rachel Fee (pictured, left), 32, argued the judge in her 2016 trial misdirected the jury about the lesser charge of culpable homicide before sending them out to consider their verdict. Two-year-old Liam Fee…
Health and social care services in Orkney are delivering good outcomes for many older people, but improvements are also needed in some key areas. That is the view of inspectors following a joint inspection of services for older people across Orkney Islands Health and Social Care Partnership which looked at…
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