Equality News Update: The National: The greatest risk to LGBTQ youth is pretending they don’t exist

Reported by The National – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. WHAT age were you when you had your first real crush? Was it before or after the first time you had a “boyfriend” or “girlfriend” for two weeks after your friend went across the playground to … Continue reading Equality News Update: The National: The greatest risk to LGBTQ youth is pretending they don’t exist

Equality News Update: Fife Today: Fife Council to shine a light on domestic abuse

Reported by Fife Today – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.  Fife Council highlighted the issue of domestic abuse as part of Scottish Housing Day yesterday. 11% of homeless people are forced into this situation because of domestic abuse and household disputes, with 4,436 incidents of domestic … Continue reading Equality News Update: Fife Today: Fife Council to shine a light on domestic abuse

Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Localised restrictions to continue

Reported by Scottish Government News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.   New limits have been placed on meeting in indoor household settings across Glasgow City, East Renfrewshire, Renfrewshire, East Dumbartonshire, West Dumbartonshire and North and South Lanarkshire due to higher reported cases of COVID-19. Whilst the … Continue reading Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Localised restrictions to continue

Equality News Update: Third Force News: Crisis funding still available

Reported by Third Force News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. Organisations - including those who have already received grants - are being urged to apply for funding to support the community through Covid-19 Organisations that are leading the community response to Covid-19 are being urged … Continue reading Equality News Update: Third Force News: Crisis funding still available

Equality News Update – Fife Today:  Lottery funding will help to reach ‘easy to ignore’ elderly Fife group

Reported by FifeToday – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.   Minority ethnic people over the age of 60 in Fife can now benefit from the support of multilingual workers when accessing public services thanks to National Lottery funding. The Minority Ethnic Older People Project is a new … Continue reading Equality News Update – Fife Today:  Lottery funding will help to reach ‘easy to ignore’ elderly Fife group

Equality News Update – The Courier: Kirkcaldy residents helped to eat well with new community pantry 

Equality News Update - The Courier: Kirkcaldy residents helped to eat well with new community pantry  Reported by The Courier – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.   A new community pantry the Langtoun Larder will be run from East Fergus Place. Co-ordinator Geraldine O’Riordan said members of the … Continue reading Equality News Update – The Courier: Kirkcaldy residents helped to eat well with new community pantry 

Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Review of adult social care

Reported by Scottish Government News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.  An independent review is to consider the idea of a national care service. The review, a Programme for Government commitment, will aim to ensure Scotland provides consistently excellent support for people who use these services, … Continue reading Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Review of adult social care

Equality News Update: The Courier: Teachers given ‘dog’s abuse’ as they strived to educate pupils from home during lockdown

Reported by The Courier – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.  Teachers working under unprecedented pressure during lockdown were subject to abuse from parents. Across Tayside and Fife there were 23 reported incidents of written or verbal abuse of school staff by adults out with the school … Continue reading Equality News Update: The Courier: Teachers given ‘dog’s abuse’ as they strived to educate pupils from home during lockdown