Families & Young People

Goodmovers 07/12/2018 - who has a new job?

Goodmovers 07/12/2018 - who has a new job?

7th December 2018 by TFN

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To personalise employment services we need to know how it benefits people

Satwat Rehman responds to the first Fair Start Scotland statistics, and highlights the need for single parent participation to be tracked

7th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Children struggling with anxiety

Issues such as cyber-bullying and relationship problems are worrying youngsters, with girls making up 88% of those who contact Childline about anxiety

7th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Working Scots struggling to feed families

A study by Citizens Advice Scotland has shown the extent of in-work poverty

7th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 7 December 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

7th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Vegans demand animal free meals in schools and hospitals

Vegans are demanding that animal-free options should be guaranteed on the menu at every school and hospital in Scotland

6th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Drink spiking campaign launched

New figures from police have shown the amount of spiking incidents in Scotland has doubled in the last year

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Children to miss out on basics at Christmas

Action for Children has blamed Tory austerity for a rise in child poverty in Scotland

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Stirling misses out on volunteer city bid

The city has missed out on its bid to become European Volunteering Capital, but has pledged to continue to build volunteer participation

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters want answers on Brexit

Two charities have called for clarity for young people on a range of issues

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Volunteering improves health and wellbeing

Matthew Linning looks at the benefits of volunteering to mark International Volunteer Day

5th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Thieves steal charity cash

Police are investigating after money which was set to go to charity was stolen from a community centre

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign should promote staff with learning disabilities

A charity is calling for a national campaign to promote the benefits of employing staff with learning disabilities

4th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Why working parents are struggling to repel the rising tide of poverty

Paul Brook tells the stories behind the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s UK Poverty 2018 report

4th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Tips to help families through Christmas

Ian Maxwell gives tips on how separated parents can help embrace Christmas for the benefit of their children

4th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Child cruelty and neglect has doubled in just five years

The NSPCC is calling for donations to its Christmas appeal to ensure it can be there for children in need over the holiday period

4th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Scottish kids knock back 4 million sugary drinks a week

Cancer Research UK is calling for a clamp down on multi-buy supermarket offers

4th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Almost a third of children live in poverty

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has said Britain must decide if it is committed to fighting poverty

4th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Gender Recognition Act – a positive step towards change

Chiara Capraro of Amnesty International analyses the results of a consultation on the Scottish Government's proposed gender legislation

3rd December 2018 by TFN Guest

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