Culture & Leisure

How to keep your new year’s resolutions – the secret revealed

Study finds charities hold the key to lasting beyond January

9th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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10 good gifts for Christmas

Giving is in the spirit of the season, and these gift ideas will help warm the hearts of people far beyond the Christmas tree

23rd November 2016 by Molly Millar

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He’s the tennis world’s no 1 but Andy Murray’s still got time for a good cause

He's won Wimbledon, picked up Olympic gold and has now become the official tennis world No 1, but Andy Murray still has plenty of time for a good cause

7th November 2016 by Susan Smith

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Turn your home into a palace with these seven social enterprises

Some people love DIY but others loathe it. Jordan Ogg finds ways to take the pain out of beautifying your home with interior minded social enterprises

18th August 2016 by Jordan Ogg

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Pure Edinburgh: 10 really good things to do in Scotland’s capital

Visiting Scotland's capital this summer? Make your time and money go a wee bit further with these fun activities that also support good causes

5th August 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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9 ways to spend £100 on a social enterprise

Jolene Campbell has been examining ways to spend £100 on a Scottish social enterprise in honour of TFN's Social Enterprise Summer campaign

3rd August 2016 by Jolene Campbell

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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

28th July 2016 by Susan Smith

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Five Glasgow Cafés With A Conscience

Lauren Ritchie has been out visiting Glasgow social enterprise cafés for #SocEntSummer and here's her top five recommendations

25th July 2016 by Lauren Ritchie

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Five Edinburgh Cafés With A Conscience

Lauren Ritchie has been out visiting Edinburgh social enterprise cafés for #SocEntSummer and here's her top five recommendations

25th July 2016 by Lauren Ritchie

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A rush of goodwill: 7 adventurous social enterprises

Living on the edge doesn't mean you have to let go of your principles. Here are seven social enterprises guaranteed to appeal to thrill seekers

22nd July 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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The best volunteer holidays in Scotland and abroad

Paul Cardwell has selected some of the best long and short term volunteering opportunities in Scotland and further afield and they are all provided by charities

5th May 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Hotels with a heart: social enterprise places to stay in Scotland

Fancy the ultimate ethical staycation? Why not visit one of these beautiful hotels and hostels that are run as not-for-profits for the greater good

2nd May 2016 by Robert Armour

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Happy Birthday to charity patron HM The Queen

Charities who have the Queen as their patron wished her a Happy Birthday on Twitter with some lovely pictures of her charitable activities

21st April 2016 by TFN Staff

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Campaigning Scots who shook the world

Inspired by the National Trust for Scotland, TFN has picked seven great campaigning Scots

12th April 2016 by Graham Martin

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Good days out

TFN's top five social enterprise day trips offers guilt-free family fun whether you're a thrill seeker, nature lover or history buff

22nd March 2016 by Susan Smith

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Five real people who inspired the UK’s most famous charities

You've heard of them, but do you know anything about Sue Ryder or Leonard Cheshire? Read on to uncover their remarkable stories

22nd March 2016 by Robert Armour

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11 of the most romantic places in Scotland

As Valentine’s Day approaches, TFN has teamed up with Historic Environment Scotland to bring you some suggestions for romantic days out with your loved one.

12th February 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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5 controversial charity adverts

TFN has picked out some of the most controversial charity adverts in recent years

5th February 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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10 of the best places to go walking in Scotland

TFN has teamed up with conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland to pick 10 of the best places in Scotland to go for a walk

8th January 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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