Families & Young People

The old ways are the best ways for the new generation

Ishbel Smith believes the new generation can offer valuable insights on communications

27th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Charity tackles discrimination in schools

The Inclusion and Diversity Charter Mark aims to promote inclusion and diversion in schools across the country

27th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Major conference to tackle childhood trauma

Experts from around the world are to come together to discuss developments in the treatment for children who have experienced trauma

26th February 2019 by Susan Smith

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Community funding cuts on ice

The City of Edinburgh Council has delayed a decision on a planned £1.25m cut to funding for families

26th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Talks ongoing over Fife Gingerbread funding

A grant of £60,000 from Fife Council has been confirmed, as Fife Gingerbread continues to discuss other funding opportunities

26th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Premium Young and independent

Catherine Dempsey on how young disabled man Thembelani won £4,000 to follow his DJing and photography dreams

25th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Funding confirmed for transgender charity

The National Lottery Community Fund has confirmed it will provide funding for Mermaids after carrying out a review

25th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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The needs of the care experienced are universal

Dr Rachel Happer on why the needs of those who have experienced care are universal

22nd February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Premium Can this man change Scotland’s attitudes to dads?

Third Force News speaks to former soldier, minister and policeman - and new Fathers Network Scotland chief executive - David Devenney

22nd February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Young people would do daring deeds for charity

More than three-quarters of young people would do something daring for charity according to new research by the Charities Aid Foundation

22nd February 2019 by Graham Martin

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The Gathering 2019 in pictures

Thousands of third sector representatives descended on the SEC for The Gathering. Pictures by Lewis Houghton.

22nd February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Should Shamima Begum be allowed to return home?

A prominent Scottish human rights campaigner writing in TFN says Shamima Begum should come home to face UK justice

22nd February 2019 by TFN

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Big Lunch aims to become even bigger

Workshops are taking place across Scotland to spread the positivity that can be created by bringing communities together

22nd February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Call for a ban on booze adverts in sport

Young people exposed to alcohol marketing are more likely to start drinking, more likely to drink heavily and more likely to develop a problem

22nd February 2019 by Susan Smith

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Young Scots demand visa-free travel through EU

Politicians must take action to address a number of concerns put forward by members of a specialist panel

22nd February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£6.1 million third sector jobs boost

New jobs will be created for young people as part of a £6.1 million funding package

20th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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Premium Third sector faces perfect storm of challenges

The extent of the challenges faced by Scottish charities has been laid bare in a survey of third sector staff

20th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity workers’ fears for the future laid bare

Rising overheads, funding cuts and increased work loads are amongst the concerns that third sector staff have - a survey has revealed

20th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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