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Good gifts - 10 ethical Christmas presents

TFN’s Good Gifts List 2018

23rd November 2018 by Sophie Bell

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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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Funeral charity launches Christmas campaign

Caledonia Cremation is hoping to support the 1,000 Scots who will lose a loved one over Christmas

18th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Nuisance call crackdown welcomed

Citizens Advice Scotland has said new rules will help to hold companies to account

17th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Premium Work goes on for third sector at Christmas

Gareth Jones meets third sector workers who face a busy festive season

17th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Cookery with a conscience comes to Glasgow

New cook school promotes benefits of home cooking

12th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Christmas toys for good causes knit a problem for seasoned stitcher

A woman who has knitted every day for the last 30 years has created a variety of Christmas teddies for good causes

11th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Help mould the future of the third sector

SCVO is calling on organisations to complete its State of the Sector survey to help it lobby for a better future for all Scotland's third sector

10th December 2018 by TFN

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Christmas puppy farm warning

Families who plan on buying a dog this Christmas are being warned to walk away if they suspect it has been bred illegally

10th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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A new shape to the charity shop model

Ann Loughrey on an innovate new approach to charity retail

10th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Goodmovers 07/12/2018 - who has a new job?

Goodmovers 07/12/2018 - who has a new job?

7th December 2018 by TFN

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 7 December 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

7th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Vegans demand animal free meals in schools and hospitals

Vegans are demanding that animal-free options should be guaranteed on the menu at every school and hospital in Scotland

6th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Stirling plans major volunteering events

The city plans to use the momentum behind its failed European Volunteering Capital bid to host two major events in the coming years

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Study shows lack of understanding of what rape is

Rape Crisis Scotland has said a lack of public understanding is affecting the outcome of rape cases

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Drink spiking campaign launched

New figures from police have shown the amount of spiking incidents in Scotland has doubled in the last year

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Stirling misses out on volunteer city bid

The city has missed out on its bid to become European Volunteering Capital, but has pledged to continue to build volunteer participation

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Legacy of Giving Tuesday

The Charities Aid Foundation has found 1.5 million people who donated last week are likely to support charity in the future

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Volunteering improves health and wellbeing

Matthew Linning looks at the benefits of volunteering to mark International Volunteer Day

5th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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