Families & Young People

Premium Road to becoming… specialist education teacher

Dominic Everett, depute head teacher at the Royal Blind School, on the highs and lows of specialist education.

19th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Scotland’s Fair Trade champions named

The 2019 Scottish Fair Trade Awards took place in Edinburgh earlier this week

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: should Christmas crackers be banned?

Should Christmas crackers be banned?

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Sex scandal-linked royal resigns from charity

Under-fire royal Prince Andrew has cut ties with a children and young people’s charity

22nd November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Avoid payday loans this Christmas

A new campaign has been launched to inform Scots of their rights if borrowing from a payday loan company this Christmas

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New Right to Food film unveiled

The Scottish Human Rights Commission and Nourish Scotland have launched a new film to highlight what the Right to Food means

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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General election 2019: third sector news, views and analysis

General election 2019: TFN campaign round up

21st November 2019 by TFN

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Charity could cut links as anger grows over Prince Andrew sex allegations

Under-fire royal Prince Andrew looks set to be ditched by a charity that works with young people

19th November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charities team up for child mental health programme

Pilot scheme aims to improve the wellbeing of schoolchildren in Edinburgh.

19th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Youngsters pledge to take on climate change

The #IWill4Nature campaign has called on Scottish councils to ensure that young people play a meaningful role in tackling the climate crisis

19th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New era for Fife Gingerbread

The charity had been fighting for its future but is now planning to develop after securing a new home and appointing a new boss

19th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Storytelling can benefit children

The power of storytelling is being highlighted to mark the start of Adoption Week Scotland 2019

18th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Young cancer survivors star in festive campaign

The CLIC Sargent appeal shows the harsh reality faced by children with cancer over the festive period.

18th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity launches Christmas appeal for Scotland’s children

Aberlour calls for “lifesaving” donations ahead of festive period.

18th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Ten parties consider Gorgie City Farm bid

A range of charities and commercial organisations are examining whether to take on the site of the former community farm

15th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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TFN Guide to running a charity or social enterprise is out now!

Don't miss it - TFN Guide 2019 is out now!

15th November 2019 by TFN

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Brownie gets supermarket to ban straws

A nine-year-old girl has managed to get her local Asda to stop using plastic straws

15th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Sexual exploitation on the rise in Scotland

Record numbers of young people sought counselling from Childline over the past year as a result of exploitation

15th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Broken benefits system drives record foodbank use

The UK’s broken benefits system is driving record numbers of people to use foodbanks

14th November 2019 by Graham Martin

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