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28th July 2017 by TFN Staff

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Former football manager joins fight against dementia

Jimmy Calderwood has been praised for going public about his Alzheimer's diagnosis

16th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charlie Gard Foundation to help kids with rare illnesses

​Foundation will be up and running in next few weeks say parents

16th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Most Scottish carers feel lonely and isolated

Most Scottish carers say they feel lonely and socially isolated, according to a new round of research

16th August 2017 by Graham Martin

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Real Lives: Katy Sutherland was inspired by her mum’s approach to brain cancer

​Katy Sutherland has gathered a team of 35 runners to complete the River Ness 10k in September in memory of her mum Jackie

15th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Legends to line up for football mad Bradley

Top footballers and TV stars will play a match to raise money for charity

15th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Double decker delight for fifty families

​Autism-friendly bus tour for children and families

15th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Dementia partnership agreed between charity and university

The University of the West of Scotland and Alzheimer Scotland are set to work together

15th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Hip hop filmmaker takes on unjust care tax

Kiana Kalantar-Hormozi, 23, is the director and star of a music video campaigning against the so-called care tax.

15th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Scotland in grip of drug death crisis

Urgent action needs to be taken as new figures show huge rise in drug deaths

15th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scottish epilepsy centre praised by inspectors

The William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre was subject to an unannounced inspection

15th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Mountain Rescue Teams attend hundreds of incidents

Lifesaving volunteers gave up more than 22,000 hours of their time

15th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Baby box roll-out begins after debate on safety

Distribution of the packs comes after the safety of babies sleeping in the boxes was questioned

15th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Cancer charity records a jump in income

​Cancer support charity Macmillan has revealed its income has increased by 7% and has been able to reach more people

14th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Award nomination for flourishing dementia project

The Ally Bally Bee Project has seen an Edinburgh family create personalised stories for children

14th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity fund helps nurse-led projects

The Queen's Nursing Institute has handed £32,500 to Scottish projects

14th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland bids to end period poverty

​MSP wants universal free access to female sanitary products

14th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Digging for better mental health

A farmer who lent land for a gardening project is transforming lives and mental health for the better

11th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Real Lives: For Anita Stott fostering has been a wonderful experience

Anita Stott says providing short-term foster care for children with learning disabilities is a fulfilling and heartwarming

10th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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