Families & Young People

Volunteering can help students thrive

Lesley Franklin on the benefits of volunteering for students

26th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Fears over landmark Victorian school

Claims that a popular architectural attraction could be closed as a result of council cuts have been denied

26th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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City farm all set to reopen

A huge celebration will be held this weekend to mark the reopening of LOVE Gorgie Farm, formerly Gorgie City Farm

26th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Mystery donor gives £250,000 to children’s charity

Staff at the Harmeny Education Trust are “thrilled” with the donation.

25th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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VR used to discuss dangers of alcohol

Paisley YMCA is using immersive technologies to allow young people to have deeper discussions about their attitudes towards alcohol

24th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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The Gathering 2020 in pictures

More than 3,000 people from across Scotland's voluntary sector travelled to the SEC to enjoy SCVO's annual extravaganza

24th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Young people embrace the magic of video

Participatory Video: Co-production in Focus – hosted by media co-op – took place at The Gathering this week

21st February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Tory immigration policies are “offensive and disastrous”

UK government immigration policies have been savaged as being both “offensive and disastrous”, first minister tells The Gathering

19th February 2020 by Graham Martin

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Voluntary sector is key to transforming Scotland into a happier country

Scotland’s progress must be measured through a growth in the wellbeing and happiness of its people, first minister tells The Gathering

19th February 2020 by Graham Martin

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LGBTI charity airs frustration over funding delay

The TIE Campaign has said it can't commit to taking on more work until a decision is made over core funding

18th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Get set for The Gathering

Anna Fowlie looks forward to The Gathering, which takes place this week at the SEC in Glasgow

18th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Charity launches new social enterprise

One Parent Families Scotland has supported its flexible childcare service to become a separate non-profit childcare company

18th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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All set for The Gathering

Thousands of representatives from Scotland's voluntary sector will descend on the SEC this week

18th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Barnardo’s: Teachers need better mental health support

The charity is calling for supervision to be put in place in Scotland’s schools.

17th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Views of victims of crime sought

Victim Support Scotland is looking for those affected by crime to help shape the future of support services

17th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Gail Porter mucks in at LOVE Gorgie

The TV presenter visited the city farm ahead of its big reopening at the end of the month

17th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Helping to make lasting change

Jonny Kinross details the Grassmarket Community Project's approach to creating community

17th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Hunter Foundation plans £10m teaching centre

Developed alongside Strathclyde University, the state-of-the-art facility is set to be situated on the banks of Loch Lomond

17th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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MP Twitter storm dress raises £20k for charity

Tracy Brabin has auctioned off a dress which slipped off her shoulder while in the House of Commons

14th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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