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TFN poll: should the Grand National be banned?

Poll: should the Grand National be be banned?

6th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Alcohol fuels crime across Scotland

Areas which have the highest prevalence of pubs and off-licences are beset by issues with crime, a charity has claimed

19th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Commemorate the cows that died in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle

Animal rights charity PETA says Scotland's vegan-friendly capital should have a permanent memorial plaque at the site of an historic abattoir

18th April 2018 by Susan Smith

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Football fans in epic charity road trip

Six supporters aim to visit Scotland's 42 professional clubs in just 42 hours to raise funds for good causes

17th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charities unite to smash the cruel, illegal puppy trade

Charities have come together to fight against the illegal puppy trade in Scotland

17th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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NTS apologies for mental asylum escape game

Escape at Crathes would have seen teams attempt to escape from a 1950s asylum, with mental health campaigners describing the idea as ill-judged

17th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Spring into action for charity

TFN lists some fundraising challenges which will help to get you out and about over the next few months

16th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign to get more disabled Scots into politics

Inclusion Scotland has said that action is needed to ensure that disabled people stand for election

16th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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From village pub to community hub

More than £5.7 million has been allocated by the Big Lottery Fund to community projects around Scotland

13th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Communities can revive the high street

Retail conditions may be challenging, but present the chance for communities to take control

11th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Star Wars fans use The Force to raise charity cash

A Star Wars themed campaign has helped to raise £250,000 for children's charities

11th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Seven charities to benefit from Royal Wedding

Prince Harry and his fiance have named seven charities they'd like the public to donate to instead of sending them wedding gifts

9th April 2018 by Susan Smith

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Glory days to return at former picture house

A community group has raised a whopping £2.9 million to create an arts hub

9th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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8 ways to keep your kitty safe this summer

Cats Protection has highlighted eight ways to protect your feline friend as temperatures heat up and the great outdoors becomes more tempting

6th April 2018 by Susan Smith

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Kiltwalk’s a slam dunk for basketball stars on Tartan Day

American basketballer and Glasgow Rocks star Earl Brown wears a kilt for the first time and scores a slam dunk for Kiltwalk in the process

6th April 2018 by Susan Smith

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Breaking Bad star backs charity campaign

Bryan Cranston features in a new advert for Alzheimer's Research UK - created by the makers of Wallace and Gromit

29th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Autistic people worried by public transport

Fears over unexpected delays and negative reactions from other passengers are driving those with autism away from public transport

27th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding for anti-sectarian groups is increased

A total of £515,000 will be split between nine community projects

26th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: should it be law that half our politicians are women?

Women make up just 36% of MSPs and 29% of local councillors - is it time to introduce a law to change that?

22nd March 2018 by TFN Staff

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