Families & Young People

Support on the streets for charity is breath taking

Judith Haw details her experience taking part in one of the more traditional methods of fundraising

4th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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#generationchange gives us all hope for now and the future

Jonathan Christie reflects on the recent Youth and Philanthropy (YPI) National Event, which was attended by more than 1,000 young people

26th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Why should you apply for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland?

Duncan Thorp says awards and an opportunity for everyone

11th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Young people can create positive change

Amal Azzudin examines how young people in Scotland are taking action to make the world a better place

6th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Shortcomings in Universal Credit are clear for all to see

Jeremy Hewer examines the launch of a new DWP advertising campaign

24th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Third sector cannot go on plugging gaps in public services

Sheghley Ogilvie says a UN expert’s scathing summary of poverty in the UK should act as a wake-up call for those in power

23rd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Time to grow youth work services

Sarah Paterson calls on all youth workers to get involved in the #InvestInYouthWork campaign

22nd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit presents a profound threat to those we help

Neil Henery examines why we must celebrate the vital contribution to Scottish life made by European citizens

20th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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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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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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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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Broadening volunteering is vitally important

Jonathan Christie believes that initiatives for young people can act as a catalyst for increasing volunteer participation in Scotland

30th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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What do we mean by good food?

Beth Webb of Soil Association Scotland argues that a definition of good food must be at the heart of the Good Food Nation consultation

11th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Breaking down barriers in sport for women

Lauren Pluss looks at the work going on to help women in Scotland to participate in sport

4th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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What a difference 14 years makes

Maureen Mallon reflects on her return to the third sector as new chief executive of OSCR

3rd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Children and young people defend our human rights

Kara Brown looks at eight ways adults can support young people to stand up for what they believe

2nd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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It’s time our children have Equal Protection

Martin Crewe says that Scotland has moved on from the smacking debate, as plans to offer children protection from assault progress

28th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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A Mother’s Day adoption story

Louisa adopted school-age Polly after her sons left home and she realised she wanted another child - two year's later her daughter has flourished

27th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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The value of kinship care

Susan Hunter on why we should value kinship carers

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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