Environment & International

Dog and seagull poo pollutes popular beaches

Keep Scotland Beautiful is urging the public to help make bathing water cleaner across Scotland's most popular beaches

17th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charities are some of Scotland’s greenest businesses

Remade in Edinburgh and the Royal Zoological Society Scotland have been nominated for the Scottish Environment Business Awards

17th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: Were Scotland’s anti-Trump protests a damp squib?

Anti-Trump protests were held across Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen this week but with varying reports about turnout, did they achieve much?

16th July 2018 by TFN Staff

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News in brief: what’s been going on in the third sector, 12 July 2018

An overview of some of the activities going on across the third sector in Scotland over the last few weeks

12th July 2018 by TFN Staff

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Great hope: Scottish born Amur leopard cub to be reintroduced to the wild

The Highland Wildlife Park has announced the birth of an endangered Amur leopard it hopes will be the first to be reintroduced to the wild in Russia

11th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Pressure builds for a legal ban on fracking

Mary Church says the ban on fracking remains a policy position that needs to become legislation

10th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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Celebrity fundraiser along Fife coastal path

The group of celebrities will walk 117 miles along the Fife coast to raise money for Theirworld charity

10th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Scottish Government grants fracking extension despite promise of ban

The Scottish Government has extended energy giant Ineos' license to frack in central Scotland by a year, despite claiming it plans to ban the practise

9th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Join Scottish protests against US President Donald Trump

Protests will be held in Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh and Aberdeenshire on Friday 13 July and Saturday 14 July

9th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Refugees left homeless by Home Office IT failure

The Home Office is still failing to provide support to destitute refugees within legal timeframes a year after Refugee Action flagged up the problem

9th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Surge in complaints about charity misconduct after Oxfam scandal

The Charity Commission has investigated more complaints in the past four months than it did in the whole of the previous year

6th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Bid to make Brexit fears of disabled Scots heard

The Independent Living in Scotland project has created a series of principles which it says spell out concerns of the disabled community

3rd July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 3 July 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

2nd July 2018 by TFN Staff

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Sunshine brings a surge of energy to Scotland

Homes with solar panels enjoyed an energy boost in June as the sun shone across Scotland

2nd July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Axed workers’ new charity rises from the ashes

Three former employees of a charity which closed abruptly have formed their own organisation in a bid to continue to help job seekers

2nd July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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New fuel poverty target lacks ambition

New strategy fails to ignite praise from the third sector

27th June 2018 by Robert Armour

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Fully accessible boat launched on loch

Everyone encouraged to enjoy the lochs around the Assynt estate

26th June 2018 by Robert Armour

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SNP slammed over Heathrow vote

Heathrow vote proves divisive

26th June 2018 by Robert Armour

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