Environment & International

Scots couple makes surgery safe for Ecuadorian kids

Nicola and Gareth Wood's charity KidsOR is to fund new kids surgery facilities that will treat 5,000 children in two hospitals in Ecuador

30th November 2018 by Susan Smith

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 30 November 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

30th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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MSP witnesses pack of hounds chasing a fox in Scottish Borders

Alison Johnstone says hunts continue to flout existing laws and allow dogs to savagely pursue foxes in the Scottish countryside

30th November 2018 by Susan Smith

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Brexit deal or no deal claim should be harpooned

Anna Fowlie argues the priorities for Scottish charities are clear when it comes to Brexit

29th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Civil society is under threat across the planet

Civil society is under threat and facing attacks in the majority of the world’s countries

27th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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How the third sector can help Scotland get human rights right

Ruth Maguire MSP says the sector can provide a vital insight as Scotland looks to lead on human rights

26th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Islanders will buy estate to control their own destiny

Residents of the Orkney island of Rousay are getting set to take back control and buy a 1,710 acre estate

26th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Scotland aims to consign violence against women to history

Scotland has detailed its progress in tackling violence, to mark the start of 16 days of international activism

26th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Remove barriers which stop charities using the courts

Action must be taken to remove barriers which stop campaigning charities using the courts

23rd November 2018 by Graham Martin

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“The Extinction Rebellion in Scotland begins on Saturday!”

Environment activists will issue a declaration of rebellion against the political and corporate interests that threaten life on our planet

23rd November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Sector wants Brexit health and social care probe

Organisations from across the UK have backed calls for an independent examination of how Brexit will affect health and social care

21st November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Environment charities find strength in unity

Charities and NGOs are increasingly campaigning together to battle threats to the environment

21st November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Zero-waste supermarket opens in Edinburgh

The Eco Larder is selling fresh and dry food and other household products that help people reduce the amount of plastic they use

21st November 2018 by Susan Smith

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 16 November 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

16th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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New chief executive for conservation charity

The Scottish Seabird Centre has announced the appointment of leading wildlife conservationist Susan Davies as its new chief executive

15th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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10 steps to becoming a greener charity

It's not looking good for our planet, but there are some simple changes you can make as a business that will ensure you're not adding to the problem

15th November 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Extinction Rebellion comes to Glasgow

Activists hoping to spark a movement against human-caused environmental annihilation will stage their first action in Glasgow on Saturday

14th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Protestors to face Steve Bannon

The visit of the former Trump aide to Edinburgh will be attended by hundreds of protestors

14th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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