Health & Social Care

Changing the social care narrative

Annie Gunner Logan flies the flag for the social care sector

17th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Funding boost for Fife Gingerbread

The charity has received £60,000 to help it become more sustainable as efforts to save the organisation continue

15th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: Do we need social media watchdog to protect kids?

The NSPCC is at the end of its tether with Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat and says we need a regulator to stop them publishing dangerous content

15th February 2019 by TFN

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Charities urge backing for workplace parking charge

Green campaigners have urged support for the controversial Workplace Parking Levy

15th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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Chefs join campaign to save charity

Martin Wishart and Tom Kitchen have launched a crowdfunder which aims to raise £50,000 to save Pilton Community Health Project

15th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Taking part in employability programme changed my life

Yiorgis Perris reveals how learning the skills required for employment helped him to flourish in the workplace

15th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Sleepout this March in Edinburgh to help homeless

Hugely successful fundraiser wants more people to get involved

15th February 2019 by Robert Armour

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Premium Just do it! From the dark ages to digital champion

Susan Smith talked to Jacqui Taylor about how she turned Lifelink into a digital pioneer

14th February 2019 by Susan Smith

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We are the vulnerable sector

Rhona Cunningham says community organisations’ very existences are at risk without reform

14th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Care home couple share successful relationship tips

Pauline and Sam Wyllie tied the knot at a charity's retirement facility in Dundee last summer

14th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Council to take over Legacy Hub

Glasgow City Council is set to take control of the Dalmarnock facility after charity the People's Development Trust collapsed

13th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity to provide carer support

Hearts and Minds has secured funding to help unpaid carers provide support to those with chronic illnesses

13th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Council first to give domestic abuse victims paid leave

Up to 10 days paid leave will be offered

13th February 2019 by Robert Armour

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I was a butcher, but saw more knives on the streets

John Young speaks to regular TFN blogger Dan Mushens about how life in Glasgow has changed

12th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Call for social media watchdog to protect children

Most adults back a children charity's call to create a regulator to enforce social media firms to protect children from dangerous content

12th February 2019 by Susan Smith

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£1.4m National Lottery boost gives older Scots a new lease of life

National Lottery Community Fund gives out 16 grants to older people's groups across Scotland

12th February 2019 by Susan Smith

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Record-breaking year for lifesaving charity

A first aid charity provided support at 2,000 events across Scotland in 2018, with volunteers giving up thousands of hours of their time

12th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity in funding plea as projects face axe

Fife Gingerbread has penned an open letter to local authority bosses, highlighting its work and fears over existing partnerships

12th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Nominations open for the Scottish Charity Awards 2019

Charities and individuals across Scotland are being urged to apply for Scotland's prestigious charity awards

11th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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