Culture & Leisure

Volunteering is a personal choice

Paul Reddish calls for the volunteer to be given a voice in the debate over what are appropriate volunteering opportunities

11th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Concerns over governance at architecture charity

The charity regulator has been contacted over concerns about transparency at the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland

11th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Legal breeders profiteering on puppies

OneKind has said urgent action is needed to ensure dogs are bred in safe conditions

11th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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The TFN Quiz of 2017

2017 has certainly been an eventful year, so why not test your knowledge in our annual festive quiz

8th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Walking football charity kicks off

The slowed down version of the beautiful game is aimed at older people and those recovering from injury

8th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Laughter helps to keep people warm this winter

Human Appeal is aiming to raise more than a million pounds for those without a home

8th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Celebs stay warm for Christmas Jumper Day

Game of Thrones actor James Cosmo is amongst the stars who have backed Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day

7th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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A sporting chance for kids and inmates at HMP Grampian

New HMP Grampian initiative is already improving relationships between children and their parents

7th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Dugdale to make charity donation, but will not say how much

The former Labour leader was voted out of I'm a Celebrity at the weekend

6th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charities benefit from First Minister’s Christmas card

Artwork by John Byrne will be auctioned off to raise money for Food Train, SCIAF, Scottish Women’s Aid and the Teapot Trust

6th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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New planning bill could put Scotland’s environment at risk

The Scottish Government's new planning bill has been met with disappointment by environment, place and planning bodies

5th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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TV star is looking cool in charity tartan

Line of Duty star Martin Compston wears his Alzheimer's Scotland tartan scarf with pride – even in LA!

4th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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The fall of the old order: volunteer revolution

George Thomson has responded to TFN's invitation to critique the use of volunteers at this year's Edinburgh Hogmanay celebrations

4th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Chief Encounters: Scott McCauley on running a World Heritage Site

Scott McCauley on eating ice cream at New Lanark and going back in history to meet Robert Owen

4th December 2017 by Tony Garcia

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Glasgow to be the best place in Europe for LGBTI+ people

A new agreement between Glasgow LGBTI third sector organisations and the city council aims to ensure Glasgow is an equality trailblazer

1st December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Is Woody the dog better than Moz the monster?

Animal charity argues its Christmas appeal advert out-emotes the famous John Lewis advert

1st December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Edinburgh new year bash “built on exploitation”

Mass exploitation of volunteers will underpin Edinburgh’s spectacular Hogmanay celebrations, say politicians and campaigners

29th November 2017 by Graham Martin

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Goodmovers 29/11/17 - who’s on the move in the third sector?

Goodmovers 29/11/17 - who's on the move in the third sector?

29th November 2017 by TFN

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Outlander star gets his kilt on for charity

Richard Rankin has urged Scots to Turn Up in Tartan for Macmillan Cancer Support

28th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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