Families & Young People

Record numbers of child abuse images reported to charity

The Internet Watch Foundation said it removed millions of pictures and videos last year.

8th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity names new chief executive

Hearts and Minds has revealed that Rebecca Simpson has been appointed as its CEO

8th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Castle reception launches Scottish Charity Awards 2020

Nicola Sturgeon launched the annual awards by meeting last year's finalists in the dramatic settings of Edinburgh Castle's Great Hall

7th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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New look to mark new year

College Development Network has revealed its new brand style

7th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Atlantic rowers issue fitness challenge

Three Scottish rowers have issued a challenge as they make their way across the Atlantic

6th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Revenge porn on the rise

Citizens Advice Scotland has reported that the amount of Scots seeking advice on revenge porn has doubled

6th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Major award for Scottish youth project

A scheme to divert young people away from serious crime has been recognised in Europe.

24th December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Inspirational family in bumper fundraising year

Marie and Keith Briggs created Joe's Toes in memory of their son, who was sadly stillborn as a result of twin to twin transfusion syndrome

24th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Care leavers have 50/50 chance of homelessness

Barnardo's Scotland has teamed up with other organisations to provide purpose built houses for young people leaving care

23rd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprise donates bikes to nursery children

The bikes were refurbished by young people at Kibbleworks.

23rd December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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A new hope which banishes despair

How a grassroots charity moved from despair to hope and is transforming a community

20th December 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity highlights “shocking” attainment gap

RNIB has called for an increase in educational support for children with sight loss

20th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New look for Scottish Seabird Centre

The popular attraction is set to unveil its new interactive visitor experience

20th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Bags donated to care experienced young people

Madlug has sent 1600 bags to Scotland for delivery across the country to children in care

20th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Brits “too ashamed” to donate unwanted gifts

A study by Barnardo's has revealed that 20% of adults bin unwanted gifts as they feel too ashamed to donate them to charity

20th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity launches silent Christmas song

A host of top artists have helped created a silent Christmas song which highlights the struggle many children face this festive season

19th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Edinburgh residents struggling as high costs of city fuel poverty

People living on low incomes in the Capital have decried the city’s high living costs and called for increased action to loosen the grip of poverty

19th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New service helps young people turns houses into homes

Quarriers’ Home and Belonging service provides practical skills such as DIY and cooking on a budget.

18th December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Festive forest is autism friendly

Scottish Autism has helped make Beecraigs Festive Forest welcoming for those with autism this Christmas

18th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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