Families & Young People

Social enterprises seal a makeover

The winners of the Brand for Good competition have been revealed

14th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Bizarre row erupts over scarf given to Jeremy Corbyn by Scottish charity

The Labour leader was sporting the Care Family Tartan when a local minister said he thought he would wear an "Islamic jihad scarf"

14th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Let young people lead the fight against bullying

Katie Ferguson says it’s time to listen to young people and empower them to lead the real change needed to prevent bullying

13th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019 winners revealed

A host of top social enterprises were recognised at the annual awards gala

13th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Children’s mental health service opens at A&E

The new service will assist children at point of crisis

13th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Battle to restore community farm continues

Former staff and volunteers of Gorgie City Farm are founding a not-for-profit group to ensure funds donated by the public are used appropriately

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity marks 75 years of providing vital support

A special exhibition has been created to mark 75 years of One Parent Families Scotland

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Myth has created Scotland’s adoption crisis

Misinformation needs to be countered to tackle problem

12th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Wrestling superstars take on the bullies

The Call Out Bullying campaign - an NSPCC and WWE partnership - helps young people understand why bullying is never acceptable

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Author hosts charity event

Vivian French will read to children from military families as part of a Reading Force event

11th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Youth group aims for Christmas Number One

The Youth Radio Network is aiming to hit top spot with The Man in the Red Velvet Suit

11th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Venture Scotland appoints new CEO

David Brackenridge will take on the role following an interim arrangement since November 2018.

11th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Desperate mums set up baby food bank

Thought to be the first of its kind in the country

11th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Being a young trustee can be challenging

Adam Bennett, 22, talks about his experiences as a trustee with Scouts Scotland

7th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Charities express interest in saving Gorgie City Farm

Talks are ongoing to ensure the community facility is saved after its shock closure last week

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Politicians call for voluntary sector funding revamp

Short-term and reduced funding is fueling insecurity within the sector, forcing some of its best workers to depart

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Legal advice service for abuse survivors expanded

The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre will run surgeries in Dundee and Inverness.

6th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Youth charity welcomes new board members

Joseph Hughes takes on role of chair at Includem.

6th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Recommendations made to improve hospital care for children

The latest Children in Hospital survey has made a series of recommendations for improving hospital treatment for young people

6th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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