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Born to run: Blood Bikes’ double joy at Scottish Charity Awards

There was double joy for Blood Bikes Scotland which has won both Charity of the Year and the People’s Choice accolade at the Scottish Charity Awards

14th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Why the third sector should collaborate to secure public contracts

Yvonne McBride discusses how collaboration can help social enterprises bid for public sector contracts

14th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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Chief encounters: Lynsay Allan

Meet Lynsay Allan of the Scottish Cot Death Trust

13th June 2018 by TFN

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Train operator joins the journey towards an MND cure

The logo of MND Scotland will adorn a train on one of the country’s busiest routes

12th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Charity fined for failing to protect bank details of supporters

The British and Foreign Bible Society has been fined £100,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for failing to protect supporters' details

12th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Huge jump in charitable giving in Scotland

Generous Scots gave £1.2 billion to charity in 2017 – a huge increase from the £813 million donated in 2016

12th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Honours for Scotland’s third sector heroes

Several well-known faces - and also volunteers - from the Scottish third sector have been included in the Queen's Birthday Honours list

11th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Hollywood star to talk about social enterprise in Edinburgh

Film star Michael Sheen will speak about his community activism at a major social enterprise event in Edinburgh later this year

8th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Efforts of Scottish volunteers celebrated

Organisations took the time to recognise their helpers during Volunteers' Week

8th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Why you should apply for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2018

Duncan Thorp looks at how an application for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland can help your organisation

7th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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Failing to switch providers hits charities in the pocket

A study has found that small charities are losing more than a £1000 a year by paying over the odds for utilities

6th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland enjoys the Big Lunch

The annual event, created by the Eden Project, sees communities come together to enjoy food and conversation

5th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Major charity role for former Labour minister

A former Scottish MP has been appointed to a senior role at Unicef UK

5th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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UK lobbying law has silenced charities

Charities across the UK are less able to speak out about their missions because of a law that limits independent campaigning around election times

4th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Do aid agencies need a government regulator?

Following further revelations of historic sex abuse in the international aid sector, a call has been made for the government to step in. Do you agree?

4th June 2018 by TFN Staff

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New name for social tech grant giver

It’s all change at one of the UK’s largest social tech charities

4th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Chief Encounters: John Lauder dreams of becoming transport minister

The national director of Sustrans Scotland enjoys the unseen work behind Scotland's walking and cycling paths

4th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Bield care home saved by local provider

Residents and staff at one closure threatened Bield care home are celebrating it being bought over by a local private company

4th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charity to invest £60m in Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland has launched an ambitious plan to protect its lands and buildings

4th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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