Environment & International

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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Scotland has the chance to be more ambitious on climate change - we need to take it

Caroline Rance, from Stop Climate Chaos Scotland, wants to see Scotland lead the way on tackling climate change

31st August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Third sector needs to speak with one voice on Brexit

John Downie, director of public affairs for the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, wants the sector to pull together

29th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Obituary: community activist and nature lover David Paterson

Sally Hall pays tribute to the founder of Avondale Community Beekeepers, who passed last week

28th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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A cynical move to undermine charity campaigning

Susan Smith argues businesses taking out a full-page advert criticising a charity is a dangerous move to undermine charity campaigning

16th August 2017 by Susan Smith

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Begging is not a lifestyle choice

Begging is not a lifestyle choice

9th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Micro volunteering allows me to help women on the other side of the world

Ellie Hutchinson, 35, talks about her new role as an e-mentor for Women’s Worldwide Web

1st August 2017 by TFN Guest

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We give new Scots a warm welcome to life in Edinburgh

Alex Whitteker has only been in Edinburgh a couple of years himself, but he's determined to make other newcomers feel welcome

20th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Can you make things last? Be part of the circular economy

Iain Gulland explains how charities and social enterprises can tap into the new Circular Economy Investment Fund

20th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Solidarity and unity with refugees around the world

World Refugee Day is more than just an awareness day says Pauline Diamond Salim

20th June 2017 by TFN

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Protecting the environment should be a cross-party goal

Daphne Vlastari says all parties should be talking about the environment in the the run up to the election

22nd May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Let’s rescue our rights from the depths of Brexit

Mhairi Snowden says civil society should be very concerned about the impact of Brexit on our human rights

6th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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Has TFN riled you? It’s for your own good

Susan Smith on why Third Force News will not apologise for making you angry

5th April 2017 by Susan Smith

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South Sudan: The food has run out - you cannot let us die

Fergus Conmee, head of Africa for The Catholic Agency For Overseas Development (CAFOD) met those in South Sudan suffering from the famine

15th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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Want to change your community? Just think big

Young Jordan Kyle and his friends transformed their local community for the better

7th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Trump protests can make a difference

Paul Cardwell attended the Scotland Against Trump rally this week. He believes the president's angry reactions to criticism will ultimately be his downfall.

31st January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Supporting Syria from near and afar

Christy Delafield on Mercy Corps' ongoing aid programme in Syria

23rd December 2016 by TFN Guest

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I’m taking Theresa May to court over Trident

Angie Zelter: why I'm taking the government to court over Clyde-based WMDs

6th December 2016 by TFN Guest

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Welcoming Syrians to Scotland: one year on

Gary Christie highlights Scotland's exemplary role in welcoming 40% of the UK's Syrian refugees in the last 12 months

17th November 2016 by TFN Guest

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