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The impact of small-scale philanthropy

Susan Smith meets philanthropist David Graham, the man behind the new Social Impact Theatre (SIT-UP) Award at this year’s Fringe Festival.

17th August 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charity ice cream launched

An apple and candyfloss flavoured treat has been created by a supermarket to raise funds for a children's cancer charity

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Concentrated land ownership hitting rural communities

The Scottish Land Commission has revealed some rural communities are being harmed by concentrated land ownership

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Premium In the driving seat: inspiring women of the third sector

To mark International Women’s Day – which took place on Friday 8 March – Third Force News spoke to some of the Scottish third sector’s most inspiring women.

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Children’s charity set to shut

Enterprise Childcare has provided support for families in and around Greenock for 28 years

19th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland’s first ever dementia friendly woodland

A woodland in the Highlands is the first in the country to become dementia friendly

19th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Burnt for profits: Scottish countryside set ablaze by grouse shooters

Huge swathes of Scotland’s uplands are being set ablaze to create profits for the shooting industry

18th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Youth work heroes revealed

The National Youth Work Awards 2019 took place in Glasgow last week

18th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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We need to champion third sector as a career

YouthLink chief executive Tim Frew speaks to TFN on his new job and what needs to be done to attract more young people to work in the sector

18th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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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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Parting with a kidney can make a huge difference

Margaret Jackson would not be alive today if she did not receive a kidney from Maureen Jack - and now the pair have reunited for World Kidney Day

13th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Eight Scots charities share £1.25m pot

The ScottishPower Foundation has announced this year’s recipients of its annual award fund

12th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Images aim to reduce sensationilisation of knife crime

A collaboration between third sector groups and young people has seen a series of pictures produced which aim to make knife crime images better

12th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Govanhill Baths campaign celebrates success

Funding of more than £2 million will allow the pool to reopen, with campaigners having fought for the last 17 years to restore the facility

11th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Not all Scouts are boys

Scouts Scotland is celebrating the contribution of its female members to mark International Women's Day

8th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 8 March 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

8th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Landmark in Scottish community ownership

Community ownership in Scotland has celebrated an important milestone

7th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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