Families & Young People

Parents share their worries as children return to school

Action for Children Scotland shares that parents' top worry is bullying and offers advice about children going back to school

14th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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New charity offers holidays to young people with learning disabilities

A new Edinburgh based charity SuperTroop will provide fun residential holidays to young Scots with learning disabilities

11th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Charity launched to tackle education inequalities

The David Doig Foundation has been created in memory of a former industry leader

10th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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New prison visitor centre officially opened

The family facility at HMP Glenochil is operated by Stirling Interfaith Community Justice Group

10th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Were police morally right to pay a paedophile to inform?

Northumbria Police's use of an undercover convicted child abuser led to the conviction of 18 members of a major grooming gang, but was it right?

10th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Are foster carers parents or professionals?

Daniel Sinclair explores the implications of a recent Scottish court ruling the found a fostering couple should be classed as council employees

10th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Children’s charities outraged at £10,000 police payout to paedophile

Police chief said he'd employ the convicted child rapist again if it protected more children from abuse

10th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Young people’s mental health campaign celebrates 100 days

​Today marks 100 days of SAMH's campaign raising awareness for the lack of mental health support for young people in Scotland

10th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Real Lives: For Anita Stott fostering has been a wonderful experience

Anita Stott says providing short-term foster care for children with learning disabilities is a fulfilling and heartwarming

10th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Cycling scheme which became a web hit to go nationwide

Cycling Without Age encourages cyclists to take older people along for a ride

9th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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New project will allow young people to discuss their finances

​Young Scot and Carnegie UK Trust will seek to gain an insight into what young people think about various financial challenges

9th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Ten point plan to tackle funeral poverty announced

The Scottish Government hopes to launch Funeral Expense Assistance within two years

8th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish lawyers back ban on smacking

The Law Society of Scotland has said children deserve the same protection as adults

8th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Young mum gets new mentor – Scotland’s First Minister

The First Minister of Scotland has agreed to mentor the Charlotte Liddell over the course of a year

8th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Pupils offered support as exam results are revealed

NSPCC Scotland is asking those worried about their results to pick up the phone

8th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Politician learns skills at Scout camp

John Swinney visited one of Scouts Scotland’s National Activity Centres at Meggernie

7th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Family set up charity in memory of boy who donated organs

Finlay's Friends will provide comfort kits to families struck by medical emergency

7th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Scots pupils to learn how to spot fake news

A new pack produced by Scottish charities will teach school pupils how to identify fake news

7th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Are baby boxes a waste of money?

The packs for newborns are set to be fully rolled out in Scotland later this month, but some suggest they are little more than a gimmick

4th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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