Families & Young People

News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 18 January 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Third sector nominees sought for national awards

The Director of the Year Awards are set to celebrate inspiring leadership across Scotland

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Children’s charity saved from closure

Direct Childcare - which supports 100 families in the Highlands - had been due to shut imminently

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Grant to help people back into work

The Job Grant, proposed by the Scottish Government, consists of a one-off cash payment to help young people with costs associated with a new job

17th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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The Gathering returns for 2019

The largest free third sector event in the UK is back at the SEC in Glasgow on 20 and 21 February with a new look

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 11 January 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

11th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New dads to be given mental health support

Fathers Network Scotland is set to lead a new pilot project which aims to tackle postnatal depression among men

8th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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My wish for the new year: think of the small local charities in our communities

Thomas Lynch on the experience of Dads Rock and the importance of small charities

4th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Third sector heroes gain recognition

A variety of third sector staff and volunteers are set for a visit to Buckingham Palace after being recognised in the New Year's Honours List

4th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 3 January 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

4th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Invisible disability campaign makes tracks

A schoolgirl is calling for signage on disabled bathrooms to be more inclusive

3rd January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scots do not feel part of their communities

The Red Cross has produced a study which shows many adults have little links with their local community

3rd January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Let your unsuitable gifts help a child

Your unwanted gifts could transform lives

24th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Emergency campaign aims to salvage support service

Caring Soles provides vital footcare to the elderly, but its future is in doubt after being a victim of community funding cuts

20th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Acclaim for Leith youth centre

A Leith community centre that provides a range of counselling and mental health services for young people has won praise from academics and ministers

20th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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New parents welcome support grants

Single parents who helped co-design Scotland’s new early years benefits met First Minister Nicola Sturgeon this week

19th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish charities face abuse claims

Barnardo's, Quarriers and Aberlour face historic claims of abuse made by hundreds of alleged victims

19th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Mum crowdfunds to develop anxiety app

App will help preschool children cope with anxiety

18th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Funeral charity launches Christmas campaign

Caledonia Cremation is hoping to support the 1,000 Scots who will lose a loved one over Christmas

18th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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