Families & Young People

Parents hit with costs to host events in schools

A study by Connect has revealed hosting an event in schools can cost parent groups as much as £200

5th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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We need to fix Scotland’s broken food system

Scotland's food system is failing to meet the needs of its people and the environment

5th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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Young Scots struggling to embrace consent online

Youngsters are not asking permission before posting, a study released to mark Safer Internet Day has revealed

5th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Safer internet use is an issue for the whole sector

Jess McBeath examines the issue of consent, the theme for this year's Safer Internet Day

4th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Community fridge aims to support families

Residents of Pollokshields in Glasgow are set to benefit from a project to reduce food waste and get the community sharing

4th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities need support from local authorities, not just praise

John Downie responds to the news that Fife Gingerbread faces an uncertain future amidst funding cuts

1st February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Cuts-hit charity told: you’ll get no extra cash from the council

Council leaders have told a cuts-threatened, award winning charity that it will get no extra help as it fights to stay afloat

31st January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Collaborations that drive inclusion in the digital age

Lucy Murdoch explains how third sector organisations globally and in Scotland are helping to create technological solutions to social issues

31st January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Peter Capaldi on bill for charity convention

The Doctor Who star is set to help raise funds at an event which generates funds for CHAS

30th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities to mould government’s loneliness strategy

Key Scottish charities are to be involved in implementing the Scottish Government's first loneliness strategy

30th January 2019 by Susan Smith

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A room of their own – Nightstop helps young people avoid homelessness

An Edinburgh youth charity is offering safe and comfortable short-term accommodation to young people in crisis

29th January 2019 by Susan Smith

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Scottish university to host European hub for youth volunteering

Glasgow Caledonian University is set to match 5,000 youngsters with volunteering opportunities across Europe

29th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities launch anti-bullying campaign

respectme, Show Racism the Red Card and Changing Faces are challenging prejudices that lead to youngsters being treated unfairly

29th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Legacy Hub closes suddenly

The community facility in the East End of Glasgow was created as part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games legacy

28th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity ends Chinese tech firm link

The Prince's Trust has said it is ending a 10-year link with Huawei in light of public concerns

25th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Award winning charity could be sunk by perfect storm of cuts

Fife Gingerbread has warned it is facing a crisis which could see jobs and vital services lost

23rd January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Hundreds of kids will be warmer this winter thanks to Kiltwalk

Coats for Kids was set-up by Erskine-based Louise Chittick and David Ellison

22nd January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charities savage Tory two-child benefits cap

Charities say benefits cap creates a morally unacceptable two-tier system

21st January 2019 by Graham Martin

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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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