Environment & International

eBike scheme to be extended

Up to £900,000 is being made available to help increase the use of the sustainable method of transport

1st July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Organisations unite in DFID call

International development bodies have set out criteria they say are necessary for a new UK body to ensure aid and diplomacy standards are maintained

1st July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Stars rally for seabird centre fundraiser

TV stars have got behind a crowdfunding campaign to save a Scottish wildlife charity

30th June 2020 by Graham Martin

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Gerard Butler stars in charity film

The 300 actor has featured in a new half-hour video which shows the vital work being carried out by Mary's Meals

25th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Red Cross to begin reopening shops

The charity said 17 stores across Scotland would open on 29 June.

24th June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity prepares to reopen gardens across Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland is set to reopen many of its gardens from 6 July

24th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector, Wednesday 24 June

How the third sector is responding to the pandemic #NeverMoreNeeded

24th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Actor Brian Cox backs campaign to “Save our Scotland”

The Dundee-born star features in an advert for the National Trust for Scotland’s newest appeal.

23rd June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Campaigners call for “fair and green” recovery

Protest held as advisory group publishes 25 recommendations for Scottish economy.

22nd June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Enjoy some TFN back issues!

Enjoy some TFN back issues!

19th June 2020 by TFN

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Ban on mountain hare culling

Animal rights campaigners have welcomed new legislation which will protect thousands of animals from being slaughtered

18th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Far right thugs attack refugee protest

A demonstration calling for better housing for asylum seekers was hit by a counter protest by fascists claiming to "protect statues"

18th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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First £1m secured for community-owned nature reserve

The Langholm Initiative hopes to purchase 10,500 acres of land in the Borders.

18th June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Empathy training for animal offenders to be explored

Animal welfare charity OneKind has welcomed the announcement of new research.

17th June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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World’s poorest will suffer as Tories axe aid department

DfID decision a "disaster" for the world's poor - and the fight against Covid

17th June 2020 by Graham Martin

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Urgent change needed as Scotland misses climate target

Figures show greenhouse gas emissions rose by 1.5% between 2017 and 2018.

16th June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Immigration care changes review call

Organisations are being invited to back calls for a review into how new UK immigration legislation will affect health and social care

16th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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100,000 back Brexit delay petition

Campaigners want a two-year extension to the transition period as Britain struggles with the Covid-19 pandemic

15th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Cat and dog home reopens

Edinburgh Cat and Dog Home has started to rehome animals from this week as it adapts to life after lockdown

15th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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