Culture & Leisure

Ten good gifts for Christmas

TFN looks at a range of gift options for those that want to make a difference this festive season

20th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Goodmovers 07/11/17 - who has a new job?

Goodmovers 07/11/17 - who has a new job?

7th November 2017 by TFN

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Chief Encounters: Fiona Doring, Impact Arts

Fiona Doring has enjoyed working with creatives since she joined Impact Arts two years ago, and approves of the Christmas parties they organise

7th November 2017 by TFN Guest

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Gorgie City Farm: a phoenix from the ashes

In spring 2016, Gorgie City Farm was on the brink of collapse but against the odds raised £100,000 in just six weeks and transformed into a thriving social firm

30th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Goodmovers: 6 October 2017

Goodmovers - who's going where?

6th October 2017 by TFN

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Digging for better mental health

A farmer who lent land for a gardening project is transforming lives and mental health for the better

11th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Chief Encounters: Kathryn Welch on singing her way to the top

The interim chief of Voluntary Arts Scotland knows how creativity can enhance our lives

1st August 2017 by TFN Staff

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Street Soccer Scotland shows it’s in a league of its own

Jolene Campbell uncovers the secret of the success of this year's Charity of the Year winner

27th July 2017 by Jolene Campbell

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Chief encounters: David Duke on making his ma proud

Street Soccer Scotland's chief executive enjoys sunshine and hanging out with the players, just don't take away his peppermint tea

4th July 2017 by TFN Guest

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Charities are changing the face of politics

Just days after we visited the polling booths, Jolene Campbell looks at what charities are doing to improve diversity in politics

12th June 2017 by Jolene Campbell

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Good Movers - who’s going where in the third sector

Good Movers - who's going where in Scotland's third sector

8th June 2017 by TFN

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Chief Encounters: Suzanne Forup lurves her Genesis Croix de Fer 20

Suzanne Forup seems to have the perfect job promoting the joys of cycling, which maybe explains her tendency to over commit!

30th May 2017 by TFN Staff

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Street paper exhibition spreads the word on the street

An exhibition celebrating street papers and their vendors throughout the world has been hailed as "beautiful", "inspiring" and "powerful"

24th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Top athletes become charity mentors but it’s not all about improving others at sport

With research showing that those who take part in sport do better in school, the Winning Scotland Foundation is hoping to inspire a generation

6th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Scotland hosts groundbreaking Queer International Film Festival

The Scottish Queer International Film Festival takes place at the end of the month. Paul Cardwell caught up with its director Helen Wright

13th September 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Fringe charity partnership’s success is no joke

2016 is the 25th year that Waverley Care has teamed up with The Pleasance Theatre trust and their fundraising is set to break the £400,000 barrier

24th August 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Chief Encounters: Robbie Norval, a sloth loving flamingo!

Robbie Norval heads up social enterprise Lingo Flamingo and believes Life is Beautiful - just don't ask him to make you a cup of tea

26th July 2016 by Susan Smith

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Football is more than just a game as Homeless World Cup proves

The Homeless World Cup is being held in Glasgow’s George Square this week. Paul Cardwell went along to meet some of the players and volunteers

12th July 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Chief encounters: Funding woes stop charities doing more

Neil Logan, director and founder of Roadshow Solutions, explains why he decided to launch a new community interest company

20th April 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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