Families & Young People

TFN Live: Bringing communities together

Watch Kim Leadbeater, sister of murdered MP Jo Cox, discuss how communities can work together to overcome tension and strife

23rd February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters to shape Scottish volunteering plans

Investment will be made in a team of 25 young people who will help to get more Scots than ever volunteering

21st February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Let’s recognise investors in older people too

Brian Sloan argues it's not just young people who have much to offer 21st century Scotland

21st February 2018 by TFN Guest

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Suicide prevention plan moves forward

The views of more than a hundred people who have been directly affected by suicide have been compiled in a new report

20th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Cases of child sexual abuse rise in Scotland

At least 13 cases every day reported to Police Scotland

20th February 2018 by Robert Armour

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Parents demand council nurseries stay open longer

Working parents aren't being offered flexibility

19th February 2018 by Robert Armour

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Thousands of children receive treatment for obesity

Health experts have expressed concern at figures which reveal 5,000 under-18s needed specialist weight treatment

16th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Anger over transgender education pack

An LGBT charity has deemed the guide, created by parents concerned about an increase in children being consider transgender, as dangerous

15th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Rape campaign targets young men

We Can Stop It aims to educate those aged 18 to 35 that non-consensual sex is rape

15th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Royal couple visit Scottish social enterprise

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle called in at Social Bite, and also hosted a Year of Young People event

14th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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School children champion charity causes

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative sees youngsters fund charities which they believe can boost their local community

13th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Many hands make the lightsaber work

Charlotte Bray was in her element at Capital Sci-Fi Con, a fundraiser in aid of Children's Hospices Across Scotland

13th February 2018 by Charlotte Bray

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£1m for projects for old and young Scots

The Big Lottery Fund has announced the successful organisations to be funded from the latest dormant bank account cash

13th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Baby death charity expands into Scotland

Sands (Stillbirth and neonatal death charity) is to develop its bereavement support services in Scotland

12th February 2018 by Susan Smith

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Less than £4000 a year to educate a kid with learning disabilities

A group of charities says the Scottish Government must invest more in additional support for pupils who are struggling in mainstream schools

12th February 2018 by Susan Smith

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Goodmovers 9/02/2018

Goodmovers 9/02/2018

9th February 2018 by TFN

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Come Dancing event to raise thousands for charity

Poppyscotland will host its own version of the hit BBC show in Inverness next week

8th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Classroom full of children start smoking every day

Children in Scotland has backed a charter which aims to make the country tobacco free

8th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters with health conditions prone to poor mental health

A project which offers mental health support to young people with conditions such as arthritis and epilepsy is being extended

7th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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