Families & Young People

Charity welcomes fatal accident sentencing plans

Motorists could face a life sentence if charged for causing a fatal accident

16th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Poor communities in Scotland are getting dirtier

Carole Noble explains the social impact of the decline of our local environments

16th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Community gears up bid as Scottish Government blocks sale of Island

​Islanders launch bid to raise millions to buyout tiny island

16th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity art exhibition set to return

More than £500,000 has been raised through the event in Ayrshire

13th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: should Universal Credit be stopped?

Poll: should Universal Credit be stopped?

13th October 2017 by Graham Martin

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LGBTI people victims of numerous hate crimes

A study by the Equality Network has revealed the extent of hate crimes in Scotland

13th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Make three days volunteering leave compulsory

​Bid to make leave compulsory could alleviate shortage

13th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Braw bairns blether – what’s your favourite #Scotword?

Edinburgh's Hogmanay is teaming up with the Year of Young People 2018 to uncover the one word that makes young Scots most proud

12th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Funded places for Sleep in the Park charity event

Two thousand places at the charity sleepout are on offer to youngsters

12th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Child sex exploitation on the rise

Barnardo's has seen an increase in the amount of people using its child sexual exploitation services

12th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity to withdraw from care home provision

Up to 167 residents face having to find alternative accommodation

12th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Care leavers win exemption from council tax

The move makes it easier for young people to afford accommodation

11th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Highlands event for bisexual and trans people

BiTastic is an opportunity for bisexual and trans people and their family and friends to meet others and discuss issues

10th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Single parents hit by benefits sanctions

One Parent Families Scotland has said welfare problems can often make it harder for parents to get a job

10th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity makes key recommendations to support cared-for children

Report pushes for changes to the existing system

10th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity sleep out sees staff bed down in Glasgow and Edinburgh

The Byte Night event has raised £80,000 for Action for Children

9th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity launches national bus survey

Citizens Advice Scotland is looking for a wide response on services across the country

9th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Chief Encounters: Celine Sinclair, The Yard

The chief executive of the play and respite facility for disabled children is proud to have seen the organisation grow

9th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Collecting and learning from abuse case studies must be next step

Victim Support Scotland member Janine Ewen wants to see case studies collected of those who have been through the Domestic Abuse Disclosure Scheme

9th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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