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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Fight to tackle loneliness in society goes on

The Loneliness Action Group is urging all political parties to continue to work together to put in place lasting measures to help tackle the issue

19th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Take One Action returns for twelfth year

The annual festival has released its programme for this year

18th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Change at the top as charity marks 30th year

Ann Marie Docherty is retiring from Fair Deal, with Fiona Dunwoodie named as only the second chief executive in the organisation's history

17th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Interim leadership team for children’s charity

Simon Massey and Amy Woodhouse will lead Children in Scotland for the rest of the year, with Jackie Brock on a leave of absence

17th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New funeral payment launched

A new benefit has been launched which aims to tackle funeral poverty in Scotland

16th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Singer aims for number one on World Mental Health Day

Mark Mcghee has suffered with mental health issues for more than seven years and hopes that his upcoming single time2talk will help Britons open up

16th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Views sought on fund for disabled

The Scottish Independent Living Fund was formed four years ago

16th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Thousands take part in Edinburgh Kiltwalk

Charities will gain a combined benefit of £1.7 million from the final fundraising walk of the year

16th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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First Minister kicks off Oor Wullie’s farewell

Nicola Sturgeon marked the start of a series of goodbyes to Scotland's favourite son for another year

13th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Legacy donations can create special moments

To mark Remember a Charity Week, Lisa Cowan reveals how legacy donations can support vital work

13th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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No-deal Brexit could lead to bleak winter for charities in Scotland

Social care suppliers could collapse within months of departure from the EU, with food prices and drug shortages hitting vulnerable communities

13th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Celebrities back storytelling campaign

Every Day’s a Story Day, has been created by the charity Early Years Scotland and will launch this weekend

13th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity labels 500 hospital deaths as “tragic”

Age Scotland has said the amount of patients who die while waiting for discharge shows the need for urgent action in social care

13th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Cinemas failing deaf children

Seven in 10 cinemas failed to show subtitled versions of the top films for kids this summer

12th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Oor Wullie bucket trail auctions to take place

Three children's hospital charities will be hosting auctions in their regions

11th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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New chair for leading third sector arts group

One of Scotland’s leading community arts groups has appointed a senior third sector figure as its new chair

10th September 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charities sought to help revamp landmark former factory

The old H Morris & Company factory is set to become a hub for grassroots sports, after a charity took control of the imposing structure

10th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities over-reliant on funding from single source

Around one in 10 organisations would collapse if they lost their main source of funding, a survey of charity leaders has shown

10th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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