Families & Young People

Six family fun days for social good

Summer is here and so is TFN's list of great family days out that also contribute to a better society

13th June 2017 by Karin Goodwin

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7 things ethical parents in central Scotland should know about

From real nappies to good-quality preowned toys and kids activities, central Scotland is packed full of social enterprises making family life better

4th August 2016 by Molly Millar

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The best volunteer holidays in Scotland and abroad

Paul Cardwell has selected some of the best long and short term volunteering opportunities in Scotland and further afield and they are all provided by charities

5th May 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Good days out

TFN's top five social enterprise day trips offers guilt-free family fun whether you're a thrill seeker, nature lover or history buff

22nd March 2016 by Susan Smith

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Charity advent calendar 2015

TFN is counting down to Christmas by celebrating and promoting some of its favourite charities, fundraisers and awareness days

27th November 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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9 steps to an ethical Christmas

From cards to party dresses, food to trees find out how to ensure your Christmas makes a positive impact on the world

12th November 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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8 of the scariest facts about living in Scotland

For some people, life in Scotland really is a nightmare. TFN highlights what you can do to help make life better for everyone

29th October 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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Our 1 to 11 of the best Kiss Bigotry Goodbye pictures

Charity Nil By Mouth is urging football fans to post a picture on Twitter of what they love about the game using the hashtag KissBigotryGoodbye

12th October 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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5 of the best e-learning websites

Want to improve your skills, or learn a new one? Check out where you can learn online for free

26th August 2015 by TFN Guest

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5 Top tools for team communication

Email overload? Banish internal emails forever with these great communication tools and keep in touch with your team on the go

26th August 2015 by Susan Smith

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5 office apps that will rock your world!

These digital tools will revolutionise your workplace…

26th August 2015 by TFN Guest

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10 ways to change the world at the Edinburgh Festival

Paul Cardwell picks 10 shows, events and exhibitions in Edinburgh this month that care about more than just a few laughs

10th August 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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5 things you can do if your exam results weren’t what you wanted

Prince's Trust Scotland has come up with five bits of advice for what you can do if your exam results weren't what you wanted

4th August 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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The 10 most successful charity fundraising events

Events company Massive has compiled a list of the UK fundraising events which raised the most money in 2014. Did your favourite charity make the top 10?

3rd August 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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Where are they now – 10 former ProjectScotland volunteers

TFN reporter and former ProjectScotland volunteer Paul Cardwell caught up with nine other former volunteers who have completed the programme

10th July 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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Barnardo’s pleads on streets of Edinburgh for new foster carers

Edinburgh has been lit up with familiar faces in a bid to get more people to become foster carers

13th January 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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Charity chiefs reveal what annoys them most

Scottish charity leaders reveal what makes their blood boil as part of new campaign to reduce youth homelessness

13th November 2014 by Paul Cardwell

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Celebs going bear faced for Children in Need

With Children in Need coming to our screens on the 14th of November, stars are supporting the cause by going make-up free

4th November 2014 by Susan Smith

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New scout badges for the modern era

Photography, disability awareness and communication oust outdoor survival skills as necessary achievements for the ever prepared 21st century scout

14th April 2014 by Paul Cardwell

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