Environment & International

Facebook plans a donate button for UK charities

Users of the social media site will now be able to donate directly to selected organisations

12th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Together we can achieve so much more

Stewart Kirkpatrick, head of 38 Degrees Scotland, looks at what has been achieved since the Scottish wing of the group started

11th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Find out how to help the victims of Hurricane Irma

Several charities have launched appeals to help those in the Caribbean

11th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Scots call for halt of arms sales to Saudis and UAE

Scots have called for the UK to halt the sale of weapons to those fighting in Yemen

11th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity shops are good for high streets

New research has found that charity shops contribute positively to society in a range of ways

11th September 2017 by Susan Smith

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Appeal launched to help those hit by Hurricane Irma

The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund has launched an appeal to help those in need

11th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Tesco takes millions from plastic bag tax

Tesco only supermarket to take fee for administering plastic bag charge to charities

11th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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Seven tips to help your Social Innovation Competition entry stand out

Kathryn Welch on how to grab £5,000 and a package of support from Firstport

8th September 2017 by TFN Guest

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Scheme to help prevent cyber attacks

Highlands and Islands Enterprise is offering its clients across the region support to protect themselves from cyber attacks

8th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Plastic bottle refund scheme could mean millions for Scottish charities

A call has been made to the Scottish Government to help charities cash in from its soon to be introduced plastic bottle refund system

8th September 2017 by Susan Smith

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Third sector welcomes Scottish Government plans

Examining a basic income scheme, ending the sale of new petrol cars in 2032 and £50 million to tackle child poverty have been proposed

5th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Grants available for international projects

The Scottish Government’s International Development Small Grants Programme is in its fifth year of operation

5th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charities urged to apply for airport funding

A lump sum of £25,000 is available to one lucky organisation

5th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters call for cyberbullying action from social media giants

Companies such as Facebook and twitter need to do more to help children, a study has claimed

5th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Mountain rescue base raided by thieves

A number of items have been stolen from the Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team's base

4th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity gives firsthand examples of climate chaos

Sciaf is leading the charge for the Scottish Government to take strong action

1st September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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An IT worker discovered out what his organisation really does

Amjad Shaikh was overwhelmed to discover the impact of People's Postcode Lottery funding in Zanzibar

1st September 2017 by TFN Guest

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UK austerity has devastated disabled people says UN

A United Nations committee has criticised the effects of austerity on disabled rights

1st September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Rare raptor goes missing - on first day of the shooting season

A young hen harrier went missing from a grouse moor – on the so-called glorious 12th of August, the day the shooting season begins

1st September 2017 by Graham Martin

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