Environment & International

Help mould the future of the third sector

SCVO is calling on organisations to complete its State of the Sector survey to help it lobby for a better future for all Scotland's third sector

10th December 2018 by TFN

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Belu Water makes a splash

Gareth Jones spoke to Belu Water chief executive Karen Lynch to hear how she turned a sputtering startup into a successful social enterprise

17th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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UK government complicit in Yemen slaughter

Charity says UK is selling arms to Saudi but criticising it for the Yemen crisis

14th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Killing fields: the link between wildlife crime and the grouse shooting industry

A new report has nailed the link between the persecution of birds of prey and grouse moor management

14th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Santa Dash waste criticism

Zero Waste Scotland has highlighted the amount of Santa suits that are binned immediately after the charity event

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity in Corbyn tweets row

The Institute of Statecraft has been criticised for political tweets - but claims it has been the victim of a cyber attack

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Kurdish community in Scotland being “terrorised” by police

Police have been accused of terrorising the Kurdish community in Scotland

10th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Christmas puppy farm warning

Families who plan on buying a dog this Christmas are being warned to walk away if they suspect it has been bred illegally

10th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Engaging effectively at Holyrood

Robert McGeachy gives top tips to third sector organisations on how to engage with politicians

10th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Poll: should Brexit be stopped?

Poll: should Brexit be stopped?

10th December 2018 by TFN

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Praise as renewable energy milestone hit

Wind turbines managed to provide more energy than was required in Scotland for the first time last month

10th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Peoples’ Vote campaign stepped up

Campaigners will be out in force this weekend as they call for a rethink on Brexit

7th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Vegans demand animal free meals in schools and hospitals

Vegans are demanding that animal-free options should be guaranteed on the menu at every school and hospital in Scotland

6th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Stirling plans major volunteering events

The city plans to use the momentum behind its failed European Volunteering Capital bid to host two major events in the coming years

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Large legacy leads to an income jump for charity

New corporate sponsorships and a large legacy have led to an increase in an environmental charity’s income

6th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Stirling misses out on volunteer city bid

The city has missed out on its bid to become European Volunteering Capital, but has pledged to continue to build volunteer participation

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters want answers on Brexit

Two charities have called for clarity for young people on a range of issues

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland must lead way on climate change

The Scottish Government must take action to act as an international leader on climate change, campaigners have said

4th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scots town wants to be first to declare itself plastic-free

A Scots town is aiming to be the first in the country to be declared plastic-free

3rd December 2018 by Graham Martin

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