Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: A step closer to tackling poverty

Reported by Scottish Government News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. New legislation to improve the benefits system to help those who need it most has been unanimously passed by the Scottish Parliament today. The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill supports the delivery … Continue reading Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: A step closer to tackling poverty

Equality News Update: The Courier: Lockdown spike in ‘woman on man’ domestic abuse attacks in Fife

Reported by The Courier – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. A sharp rise in the number of domestic abuse reports relating to women targeting men has sparked concern among authorities in Fife. Agencies in the region are probing if lockdown restrictions have contributed to the spike … Continue reading Equality News Update: The Courier: Lockdown spike in ‘woman on man’ domestic abuse attacks in Fife

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