Culture & Leisure

The answer to Scotland’s drug crisis lies in its communities

Eddie Nisbet calls for support for social enterprises who are delivering local public health services to exorcise Scotland’s drug-related demons

5th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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You get to know to know the nuts and bolts of people’s lives

Dan Mushens shares his insight into how working closely with service users can lead to a unique understanding of their behaviours

5th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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First aid can prevent tragedy

Jim Dorman calls for obligatory first aid training in light of a recent tragedy

24th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Support on the streets for charity is breath taking

Judith Haw details her experience taking part in one of the more traditional methods of fundraising

4th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Why should you apply for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland?

Duncan Thorp says awards and an opportunity for everyone

11th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Technology can have real benefits

Dan Mushens examines the benefits of using assistive technology to support those with alcohol related brain damage

6th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Supporting residents in social housing to walk and cycle

Kath Brough encourages social housing providers to apply for a fund that will support walking and cycling

27th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Time to grow youth work services

Sarah Paterson calls on all youth workers to get involved in the #InvestInYouthWork campaign

22nd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit presents a profound threat to those we help

Neil Henery examines why we must celebrate the vital contribution to Scottish life made by European citizens

20th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Knife crime epidemic down south should look north for answers

Martin Dorchester says that those fighting knife crime down south could learn lessons from what has happened in Scotland

9th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Being flexible can help reduce harm

Dan Mushens looks at how a harm reduction approach can help those receiving care

2nd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Broadening volunteering is vitally important

Jonathan Christie believes that initiatives for young people can act as a catalyst for increasing volunteer participation in Scotland

30th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Making connections in Russia

Pat Armstrong details the experience herself and other third sector chief executives had on a recent exchange to Russia

25th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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What do we mean by good food?

Beth Webb of Soil Association Scotland argues that a definition of good food must be at the heart of the Good Food Nation consultation

11th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Breaking down barriers in sport for women

Lauren Pluss looks at the work going on to help women in Scotland to participate in sport

4th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Open-mindedness and the recovery journey

Dan Mushens examines whether those needing support are open-minded to change

2nd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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It’s time our children have Equal Protection

Martin Crewe says that Scotland has moved on from the smacking debate, as plans to offer children protection from assault progress

28th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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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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