Environment & International

Scotland’s Fair Trade champions named

The 2019 Scottish Fair Trade Awards took place in Edinburgh earlier this week

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: should Christmas crackers be banned?

Should Christmas crackers be banned?

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity backs fox hunting pledge

The League Against Cruel Sports Scotland has welcomed First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's commitment to tightening legislation

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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General election 2019: third sector news, views and analysis

General election 2019: TFN campaign round up

21st November 2019 by TFN

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Drive to ensure rural EU workers remain in Scotland

The Scottish Government has pledged to work with rural charities and other employers to ensure EU citizens feel valued

19th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters pledge to take on climate change

The #IWill4Nature campaign has called on Scottish councils to ensure that young people play a meaningful role in tackling the climate crisis

19th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Child prostitution charity wins Mother Teresa award

Free a Girl has helped 4,500 young women escape from forced sex work in India.

18th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity trustee admits murdering fellow board member

Jonathan Christopher Stasiuk has been jailed for more than 24 years for the murder of Gerard White

18th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Restoring peatland can help reduce carbon emissions

A single wildfire doubled Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions, showing the importance of Scotland's natural habitat

18th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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TFN Guide to running a charity or social enterprise is out now!

Don't miss it - TFN Guide 2019 is out now!

15th November 2019 by TFN

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Brownie gets supermarket to ban straws

A nine-year-old girl has managed to get her local Asda to stop using plastic straws

15th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprises seal a makeover

The winners of the Brand for Good competition have been revealed

14th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Almost 10,000 children to benefit from Mary’s Meals expansion

The charity is now working in 68 schools on Madagascar.

14th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Pensioners declare crunch time for crisp packets

Recycling drive sees 8,000 packets retrieved from St Andrews streets.

13th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019 winners revealed

A host of top social enterprises were recognised at the annual awards gala

13th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Strike move at international charity falls short

Industrial action planned at Amnesty International will not go ahead after the number of workers required to take part was not achieved

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Roma Genocide memorial destroyed

The plaque remembers the hundreds of thousands who died as a result of persecution and has only been in place for a few months

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Politicians call for voluntary sector funding revamp

Short-term and reduced funding is fueling insecurity within the sector, forcing some of its best workers to depart

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Minister hears social care Brexit concerns

Ben MacPherson MSP visited Camphill Tiphereth to hear more about what impact Brexit will have

5th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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