Families & Young People

UK misses out on EU poverty funds

The Home Office has failed to secure £600,000 for victims of modern slavery, and there are fears that further funding could also be lost

16th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Trauma experts head for Scotland

Charity Kibble will host experts from across the world to hold a discussion on children's mental health and wellbeing services

16th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£18m to stop young Scots offending

The CashBack for Communities scheme aims to fund projects which help people make positive decisions

16th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Walkers set off on mammoth journey

The Big Lunch aims to bring communities across the UK together

15th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Child poverty is ‘shameful indictment’ of benefits system

Statistics shown poverty is on the rise have led to children's charities coming together to call for action

15th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Society’s debt to our legion of carers

Karen Martin says valuing those who care makes economic and moral sense

14th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Tobacco display ban reduces smoking among youngsters

Youngsters are less likely to take up smoking following the introduction of a ban on shops displaying cigarettes

14th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Young Scots ashamed of the way they look

A study released to mark Mental Health Awareness Week has shown the insecurities young people have around their bodies

14th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity vows for fight for equality for learning disabled

A major charity marked its 65th birthday with a vow to continue campaigning for an equal society for every person with a learning disability

13th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Community calls for fireworks ban

Residents of Pollokshields in Glasgow have said they are sick of fireworks causing disruption around Guy Fawkes Night

13th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New legislation will support vulnerable witnesses

Charities have welcomed a new law which means witnesses will be able to pre-record evidence

13th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Effect of body image on mental health to be examined

Concerns around body image will be examined to mark Mental Health Awareness Week

13th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Knife crime epidemic down south should look north for answers

Martin Dorchester says that those fighting knife crime down south could learn lessons from what has happened in Scotland

9th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Festival of Islamic culture to take place

The inaugural Glasgow Sufi Festival, a music and arts spectacular showcasing the art, culture and mysticism of Sufism will be held this summer

8th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity created in memory of Frightened Rabbit singer

The family of Frightened Rabbit's Scott Hutchison have created a mental health charity in his memory

8th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Meals and treats on the menu for local charities

Daily deals service itison has launched a new charity initiative which will provide respite for the people charities support and their volunteers

7th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Pledge to tackle human trafficking

Faith leaders are working with a newly formed charity in a bid to end human trafficking in Scotland

7th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity’s mobile billboard initiative

Staff at Barnardo's have been thinking creatively in a bid to get more foster carers in Glasgow to come forward

6th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New credit rating will be a game changer for Young Enterprise Scotland

Geoff Leask on the success of Young Enterprise Scotland's Company Programme

6th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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