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Oxfam backs call for public inquiry into food banks

Oxfam is backing calls for a public inquiry into the massive rise in the numbers of people relying on food banks. Figures published today by the Trussell Trust, show that more than 350,000...

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Govan Loves Syria

Oxfam's Love Syria campaign took to the streets of Govan - and people across Glasgow will be able to tune in to find out more. Oxfam Scotland's Lindsay Clydesdale spent five...

A better Scotland? There's an app for that.

A brand new web application is being launched today to help people decide whether new policy ideas actually make for a better Scotland. The app is based on Oxfam Scotland's Humankind...

The Magic Numbers Launch Oxjam in Scotland

Pop-rock band The Magic Numbers have performed a special acoustic set at the Edinburgh Oxfam Music shop to launch our annual music festival Oxjam. The band, whose hits include "Forever...

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Oxfam Scotland celebrates 50th anniversary

Oxfam Scotland is celebrating its 50th anniversary today by erecting a 'refugee camp' in the heart of Glasgow to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees.  Show you Love...

Scottish Oxfam worker reports from the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Lindsay Clydesdale works for Oxfam Scotland. During July and August she spent five weeks in Jordan and Lebanon, working on Oxfam's response to the Syrian refugee crisis. ...

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Help us build Our Economy!

Scotland has a problem. It's the economy. At the moment the wealthiest households in Scotland are 273 times richer than the poorest. There are 8 people on unemployment...

Love Syria Campaigning Events

Blog by Laura Kerr   My names Laura and I am the new campaigns assistant in Oxfam Scotland. I've been campaigning with Oxfam for over 18 months now, having worked on Oxfam's...

Changing Lives in Tanzania: Two Short Films

Oxfam Scotland has two projects in northern Tanzania, funded by the Scottish Government. Halima's Story: Building Sustainable Livelihoods ...

Primal Scream Support Oxfam's Love Syria Campaign

Primal Scream, The XX, Editors, Bombay Bicycle Club and more have shared their ultimate playlists with Oxfam to help raise awareness of the massive humanitarian crisis currently affecting Syrian...

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