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Campaigners welcome Church’s apology for LGBT discrimination

The Church of Scotland has also opened up discussion about the right of ministers to conduct gay marriages

26th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Social enterprise to feature on Antiques Roadshow

A collection of local treasures uncovered at one of Scotland's most successful charities and social enterprises

25th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Less than half of pupils walk to school in Scotland

Official figures reveal less than half of Scottish pupils are engaging in active travel to get to school

25th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Float to live says RNLI after 30 die in Scottish seas

A new research from lifeboat charity RNLI reveals Scots don't know the best way to stay alive in cold water

25th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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One year from Jo Cox killing: charities urged to help communities heal

Scotland’s charities are getting behind a major drive to cut across division and hatred in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox

19th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Football legend to support Scots Street Soccer charity

Ferguson to attend event where he'll discuss leadership and success

17th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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20 inspiring Scottish social entrepreneurs

Some of them have been around for decades, others are barely out of school, but TFN believes all 20 of these social entrepreneurs are truly inspiring

16th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Five fabulous voluntourism opportunities

Book a few weeks volunteering abroad and change your life

16th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Mountaineer becomes youngest Briton to scale Everest

Impressive feat of human endurance takes young Edinburgh climber into the record books

16th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scottish Charity Awards 2017 finalists unveiled

Find out which organisations and individuals have made it to the final of the Scottish Charity Awards 2017

12th May 2017 by TFN Staff

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Charities hail bid to ban animal circuses

Animal protection charities have welcomed publication of a bill to ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses in Scotland

11th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Award winning anti-fracking film to tour Scotland

​Campaigners hope film will inspire Scots activists

9th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Vital recovery walks get national accreditation

​Project getting people active wins approval from leading charity

9th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity cautions: take extra care in water home and abroad

Safety message issued as better weather descends across Scotland

8th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Vote to protect creative community expression

Jemma Neville explains why the results of the UK general election could have a major impact on voluntary and community arts in Scotland

8th May 2017 by TFN Staff

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Damning report says Commonwealth Games legacy failed

Despite huge optimism volunteering and participation was not ignited by the 2014 Commonwealth Games

8th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Bid to beat the bookies and stop lottery bets

Moves are being made to stop bookies harming good causes by offering bets on lottery results

5th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Secret garden discovered at Culzean

Maintenance work at NTS property unearths undiscovered garden

3rd May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Spring cleaning could kill your pet

Vet charity PDSA has warned that a simple spring clean could be fatal to pets

27th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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