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Edinburgh Shop Celebrates 10th Birthday

A handwritten note from Margaret Thatcher was one of the most unusual donations made to an Edinburgh Oxfam shop during its 10 year history. The Oxfam branch on Nicolson Street, which celebrated...

"Climate Change Is Killing Us"

By Jamie Livingstone, Oxfam Scotland Campaign Manager "Climate change is killing us". Andrew Chikwanda could scarcely put it more bluntly. It's his first day as Acting...

Judith Robertson

Oxfam Scotland New Year Message

New Year's Message by Judith Robertson, Head of Oxfam Scotland   So how will 2012 be remembered and where are we headed in...

Let's have a delve at 2012

In the tradition of 2012 reviews, here's a look back at the highs and lows of campaigning with Oxfam Scotland this year. There have been some firsts in Scotland. Following years of campaigning...

SOLD to Greedy Investors: Royal Concert Hall, City Chambers and the Gallery of Modern Art

Guest Blog by Laura Kerr, Glasgow Campaigns Group Coordinator On Saturday, the Oxfam Glasgow Campaigns Group auctioned off some of Glasgow's best known landmarks as part of Oxfam's...

Forth Bridge "Sold" in Land Grab

The Forth Bridge was among treasured British landmarks that were "sold" this morning, as Oxfam brought the need to tackle land grabs in developing countries to the public's doorsteps. ...

Scottish Circle raise £8000 for Glasgow food project

A group of influential Scottish women have raised more than £8000 for a food project in one of Scotland's most deprived districts. The Scottish Circle held an art event using donations...

New Funds For Zambia Climate Change Project

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Oxfam Live

Guest Blog By Trevor Rigg, Volunteer Morningside Shop Edinburgh Volunteering at an Oxfam shop can sometimes seem somewhat distant to the organisation's life-changing work around the world...

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New Poll Shows Scots Back Fair Taxes

A survey carried out on behalf of Oxfam has found that more than three-quarters of people in Scotland believe taxes should be raised for those with the highest income and wealth. More...

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