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What do we mean by good food?

Beth Webb of Soil Association Scotland argues that a definition of good food must be at the heart of the Good Food Nation consultation

11th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Breaking down barriers in sport for women

Lauren Pluss looks at the work going on to help women in Scotland to participate in sport

4th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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What a difference 14 years makes

Maureen Mallon reflects on her return to the third sector as new chief executive of OSCR

3rd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Time to cut the red tape on charity lotteries – and release £125 million to good causes

Tony Vick says we are sitting on a fortune that could be used for good - if restrictions on charity lotteries are eased

2nd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Open-mindedness and the recovery journey

Dan Mushens examines whether those needing support are open-minded to change

2nd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Children and young people defend our human rights

Kara Brown looks at eight ways adults can support young people to stand up for what they believe

2nd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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It’s time our children have Equal Protection

Martin Crewe says that Scotland has moved on from the smacking debate, as plans to offer children protection from assault progress

28th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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A Mother’s Day adoption story

Louisa adopted school-age Polly after her sons left home and she realised she wanted another child - two year's later her daughter has flourished

27th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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The hard work starts here

Dan Mushens reflects on his five years working at Penumbra and a recent excellent grade for his service

21st March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Premium Stand under my umbrella (ella, ella)

Defining the indefinable - Annie Gunner Logan brings out the sex and intelligence in third sector infrastructure

21st March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Premium Struggling to survive never mind thrive

Helen Macneil: this is definitely the toughest operating environment we’ve faced in 30 years

21st March 2019 by TFN Guest

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We know the truth about poverty – it’s not a pretty picture

Jackie Stockdale explains how becoming a member of Poverty Truth Community helped her speak out about how difficult life in poverty actually is

21st March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Are women really winning the gender pay battle?

Susan Smith reflects on the impressive line-up of inspiring women featuring in March's Third Force News and what it means for the sector

18th March 2019 by Susan Smith

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Sharing stories

Ross Ahlfeld on how storytelling can breakdown cultural barriers, transform our communites and our lives

18th March 2019 by Robert Armour

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Devolved benefits delays will impact disabled Scots

Jeremy Balfour MSP says the Scottish Government had a chance to take control of the benefits system - and blew it

15th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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The value of kinship care

Susan Hunter on why we should value kinship carers

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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How to maximise your grant success

How to maximise your grant success

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Theatre production will tackle youth gambling

Warren Hughes on how a play will look at the perils of youth gambling

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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I drank so much I had to learn how to walk again

Glaswegian, George Robb talks to Dan Mushens about working in a prison, developing PTSD as a result of what he saw, and the effects of alcoholism

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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