Victim Support Scotland has released a statement in response to the Cabinet Secretary's new plans to cut the prison population by sentencing more minor offenders to community sentencies.
On Friday 23 of November, Victim Support Scotland celebrated long-serving staff and volunteers at the Sheraton Hotel in Edinburgh.
Two stalwarts of Victim Support Scotland have received MBEs in recognition of their years of charitable and community work. The awards were made at a Buckingham Palace ceremony on November 15.
Victim Support West Lothian has staged a successful seminar to highlight the achievements of work by the Bathgate-based area staff on behalf of our national charity.
Two Glasgow schoolboys have created their place in history by becoming the first pupils to qualify for the final of a Scottish national speaking competition which could net their schools a £10,000 prize.
This is a copy of the speech delivered by Ian Simpson, QC, former Sheriff and High Court Judge at the Victim Support Scotland Annual General Meeting on 27 September, 2007
Commenting on the findings of the Scottish Crime and Victimisation Survey 2006, David McKenna, Chief Executive of Victim Support Scotland (VSS), said the organisation was as disappointed and worried as the government in what the figures revealed.
Adam Ingram, the Children and Early Years Minister, has welcomed the launch of an annual £10,000 Scottish schools Public Speaking competition, stating that it will help to raise the issue of the devastating and lasting effect of crime on victims.
The visit to Scotland on Tuesday, July 17, by our President, HRH The Princess Royal, marked the final transition to One Charity.
Celebration of Volunteering
Scotland's Voluntary Sector Fair