Culture & Leisure

Groundbreaking MND research trials to start

Funding from the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation will be used to examine whether existing drugs could be used to treat the condition

1st October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Bereavement network to launch in Scotland

The Scottish Compassionate Communities Network aims to provide care and support around death

1st October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Birds reared to be slaughtered “just for fun”

The majority of pheasants reared for shooting are killed “just for fun”, new research shows

28th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Should employers be required to provide vegan meals?

Poll: Should employers be required to provide vegan meals?

28th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 28 September 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

28th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Premium Charity shops winning the high-street war

TFN investigates how charities are faring on the high street and what the future holds for charity retail

28th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Premium Are charities missing out on the online revolution?

Taking the plunge in creating an online presence for a charity can be a difficult decision

28th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Backing for Stirling’s volunteering capital bid

The city has been presented with its candidacy certificate as it aims to be named European Volunteering Capital 2020

27th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Animation aims to create better understanding of charity

A special animation has been created which aims to give a better understanding of Scotland's third sector

26th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Lack of pet research fuels cruelty

The PDSA has said that potential animal owners need to do more to ensure they can properly care for a pet

26th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Partnership can benefit businesses and charities

Third Force News speaks to Scottish Love in Action and restaurant Tuk Tuk to learn the secrets of a successful partnership

25th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Survey: charity trustees tell TFN about your experience

Good charity governance is more important than ever before. TFN is exploring what it’s like to hold a trustee role and what challenges trustees face.

25th September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Perfect fit - how charity shops are saving the high street

​Susan Smith believes charity shops are a boon to Scotland's high streets, and still have more to offer

21st September 2018 by Susan Smith

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Goodmovers 21/09/2018 - who has a new job?

Goodmovers 21/09/2018 - who has a new job?

21st September 2018 by TFN

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Lost Voice Guy backs Blackwood

Britain's Got Talent winner backs Blackwood

20th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Festival can help to spark volunteering

George Thomson examines the importance of volunteering as Stirling celebrates the work of volunteers

19th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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UK is ‘less peaceful’ nation than Qatar

A Scottish charity has called on the UK to embrace this week's International Day of Peace

19th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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My life was developing like a Polaroid picture until I received support

Charity worker Andy Weir talks of his experiences of the care system - good and bad

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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