Families & Young People

Community builds its own school

Proves how far parent-power can go

27th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Youngsters benefit from volunteering

Stirling's Festival of Volunteering came to a close with an event aimed at ensuring volunteering is more inclusive for young people

26th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Lack of pet research fuels cruelty

The PDSA has said that potential animal owners need to do more to ensure they can properly care for a pet

26th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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We must work closely with children who have suffered trauma

Martin Crewe says that organisations need to focus more on what has happened to children, rather than what they have done

26th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Amount of smokers in Scotland continues to fall

Recent legislation to curb smoking and exposure to second hand smoke has been praised by a health charity

26th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Olympians back charity campaign

Ross Murdoch and Aimee Wilmott helped to deliver one of the NSPCC's Speak Out Stay Safe assemblies

26th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Europe can learn from social change in Africa

International activist Aya Chebbi, who played a key role in the Tunisian Revolution, visited Scotland this week

25th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Survey: charity trustees tell TFN about your experience

Good charity governance is more important than ever before. TFN is exploring what it’s like to hold a trustee role and what challenges trustees face.

25th September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Autistic children ‘unlawfully excluded’ from school

Three charities have teamed up to produce a study on the issues autistic pupils face in Scottish schools

25th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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End everyday hate

Sarah Robinson Galloway explains Action on Prejudice's new campaign

25th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Girlguiding denies expelling leaders over transgender policy

New policy on transgender children has created controversy

25th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charities work to find effective trauma support

Barnardo's and Kibble hosted a joint parliamentary reception which aims to build on work to help children in Scotland

20th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Single parents help to shape new benefit

Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP visited One Parent Families Scotland this week to hear views on a new benefit

20th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 20 September 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

20th September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Festival can help to spark volunteering

George Thomson examines the importance of volunteering as Stirling celebrates the work of volunteers

19th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Exclusive: charities get Good Food Nation plans back on track

Charities scored a major victory as they forced the Scottish Government to revive landmark legislation which will tackle the country’s food problems

19th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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£3.9m to help Scottish families

Big Lottery Scotland has announced support for 20 organisations that support families

19th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity calls for P1 test plans to be scrapped

Upstart is calling on MSPs to vote in support of scrapping tests for children in primary one

19th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Emoji jukebox aims to address mental health stigma

See Me is aiming to help young people talk about how they are feeling through the new initiative

18th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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