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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Twins launch charity fundraiser milestone

Erin McCafferty battled through cancer with the help of her sister Nicole, and is now urging Scots to join the Race for Life

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity ice cream launched

An apple and candyfloss flavoured treat has been created by a supermarket to raise funds for a children's cancer charity

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Premium In the driving seat: inspiring women of the third sector

To mark International Women’s Day – which took place on Friday 8 March – Third Force News spoke to some of the Scottish third sector’s most inspiring women.

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Children’s charity set to shut

Enterprise Childcare has provided support for families in and around Greenock for 28 years

19th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland’s first ever dementia friendly woodland

A woodland in the Highlands is the first in the country to become dementia friendly

19th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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How a decade of austerity has punished the poorest

Cost of cuts: by 2022 80,000 more Scots children will have been plunged into poverty

18th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Youth work heroes revealed

The National Youth Work Awards 2019 took place in Glasgow last week

18th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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We need to champion third sector as a career

YouthLink chief executive Tim Frew speaks to TFN on his new job and what needs to be done to attract more young people to work in the sector

18th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Former PM’s wife and young carer named as Scotland’s Women of Influence

Action for Children Scotland annually honours women who are excellent role models for the children it supports

18th March 2019 by Susan Smith

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Not enough support to tackle online grooming

Media giants could do much more says charity

18th March 2019 by Robert Armour

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Saved: closure-threatened charity weathers storm

An embattled charity has weathered a perfect storm of cuts – and lived to fight another day

15th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Striking for their future: school pupils walk out to save the planet

School pupils in Scotland will join tens of thousands throughout the globe in a strike against environmental destruction

14th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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The value of kinship care

Susan Hunter on why we should value kinship carers

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Plans to support siblings in care welcomed

Laws will be strengthened to help keep siblings who are in the care system together

14th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Theatre production will tackle youth gambling

Warren Hughes on how a play will look at the perils of youth gambling

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Child poverty projects granted funding

Seven initiatives across the country have received support to help families who are fighting poverty

14th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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I drank so much I had to learn how to walk again

Glaswegian, George Robb talks to Dan Mushens about working in a prison, developing PTSD as a result of what he saw, and the effects of alcoholism

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Charities hit out at Boris Johnson over abuse comments

The former foreign secretary has been branded a "dangerous buffoon" for stating police are "spaffing money up the wall" on child abuse investigations

14th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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