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VSS News

Flyer for Bellshill Big Hymn Sing

Raising Funds for VSS in Bellshill

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Bellshill Parish Church are raising money for Victim Support and celebrating the refurbishment of their historic organ this weekend. Everyone welcome at 7pm Sunday 4th October.
Interior of Sherrif Court

Pressures Mounting on Sheriff Court System

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Reducing budgets and more complex cases are putting pressure on Scotland's sheriff court system, an Audit Scotland Report has concluded today.
Front Cover of Manifesto, Woman looking out window

Calls for Change in New VSS Manifesto

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Victim Support Scotland's new Manifesto was launched at our AGM. It highlights the main changes and improvements we are campaigning for to keep people affected by crime at the heart of justice in Scotland
Catherine Dyer Crown Agent Speaking at AGM

Building on 30 Years at our AGM

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Volunteers, staff, supporters and representatives of Scottish Courts, Police Scotland and COPFS gathered at Glasgow City Chambers today to celebrate 30 Years of Victim Support in Scotland.
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30 Years of Victims’ Rights

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Improvements in Victims’ & Witnesses’ Rights in Scotland over the last 30 Years have been remarkable. In 2015, while there is still a long way to go, the improvement has been huge! See our new Infographic.
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30 Years of Victim Support

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Victim Support in Scotland has come a long way since the Scottish Association of Victim Support Schemes was launched by a group of visionaries in South Lanarkshire in 1985! See our new Infographic.

VS South Ayrshire Birthday Dinner

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Victim Support South Ayrshire hosted a 25th Anniversary dinner event at Troon's Marine Hotel to celebrate 25 years of supporting people affected by crime in South Ayrshire and the 30th birthday of Victim Support in Scotland.
Volunteer Jill Freshwater with Golden Ticket for Borders Railway

Volunteer’s Borders Railway Golden Ticket

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Volunteer, Jill Freshwater, was on-board one of the first trains to travel on the new Borders Railway. Jill was nominated for a Golden Ticket in recognition of the support she gives to witnesses with courts in the Borders but also for the other work she does within the local community
Lanarkshire Bothwell Scarecrow Festival

Victim Support Scarecrow

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Victim Support Lanarkshire are taking part in the Bothwell Scarecrow Festival to celebrate VSS' 30th birthday. Their scarecrow can be spotted on Bothwell Road, Bothwell, proudly displaying our helpline number.
Claire Lumsdaine presenting at Digital Justice Conference

Digital Changes Ahead for Justice

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At a conference on Digital Justice, VSS called for people affected by crime to remain central to developments and highlighted the importance of technology in providing essential information to victims and witnesses of crime.
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