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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Scots urged to help older neighbours during heatwave

Age Scotland has said that hot conditions could lead to issues for those with existing health problems

23rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social innovation incubator expands to Glasgow

Applications have now opened for Good Ideas Glasgow, following two introductory workshops

23rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Co-op to stock social enterprise’s period products

Hey Girls donates a period product to someone in need every time one of their products is purchased from a store.

22nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Social enterprise employment agency marks major milestone

Adopt an Intern has found a paid position for its 1500th candidate.

22nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Death returns to the Fringe

A host of events curated by a charity will look at death, dying and bereavement

22nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Youth Parliament candidates star in BBC documentary

The programme follows three teenagers campaigning for the Coatbridge and Chryston seat.

22nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Award for social enterprise that teaches circus skills to youngsters

Think Circus CIC has been granted £25,000 from start-up agency Firstport.

17th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Don’t suffer in silence, Childline tells youngsters

The service remains open 24 hours a day during the summer holidays.

16th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Children’s charity rebranded for 150th anniversary

Action for Children said it's new logo was 'warmer and friendlier'.

16th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Festival-goers urged to be vigilant of child sexual exploitation

Barnardo's issues warning as festival season enters full swing.

15th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Children’s charities share £860,000 lotto funding boost

Aberlour Child Trust and Children 1st have been awarded grants to improve their digital services.

15th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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More than £58m raised by Children In Need

Last year’s Children In Need appeal raised more than £58 million

12th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Natasha Kaplinsky announced as new Barnardo’s president

Broadcaster used first speech to introduce report on young people's concerns for the future.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Childhood getting worse, parents and grandparents say

Bullying, peer pressure and social media cited as serious concerns in cross-generational survey.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Glasgow set for festival of Islamic culture

The volunteer-ran festival will bring a dazzling array of acts to The Tramway later this month

4th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support on the streets for charity is breath taking

Judith Haw details her experience taking part in one of the more traditional methods of fundraising

4th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Community champions to converge in Cornwall

Eden Project Communities is looking for those who want to boost community participation in their area to take part in a special event

3rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New Team Jak hub unveiled

An amazing new facility for those struck by cancer has been created in memory of an inspirational teenager

2nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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