Regeneration & Housing

Shelter: Fifty years and still fighting

When Shelter was formed it thought homelessness could be tackled within a few years – five decades on the struggle for decent housing continues

20th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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New chief executive for major care charity

Care provider Capability Scotland has appointed the leader of a supported living provider as its new boss

15th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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The Gathering returns for 2019

The largest free third sector event in the UK is back at the SEC in Glasgow on 20 and 21 February with a new look

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scots struggling to pay mortgages

Research by Shelter Scotland has shown the amount of people struggling to pay for their homes has gone up in recent years

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Expect the unexpected at Shelter’s Stockbridge shop

​Designer bargains aplenty as well as some very unusual stock up for grabs

3rd January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Empty homes project praised

YMCA Glenrothes has been recognised for its work in revamping empty housing for use by those at risk of homelessness

20th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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We’ll make Scotland less lonely, government pledges

The Scottish Government has vowed to take action to tackle the growing problem of loneliness in Scottish society

18th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Jobs project delivers benefits

Those fighting addiction issues or reintegrating into society are benefitting from a new project in Glasgow

17th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Premium Work goes on for third sector at Christmas

Gareth Jones meets third sector workers who face a busy festive season

17th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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True scale of hidden homelessness revealed

Official figures do not come near the reality of rough sleeping across Britain

14th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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£120,000 for new Scottish social enterprise factory

A new social enterprise factory training veterans to work in printing, signage and product engineering has won Big Lottery Funding

12th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Big rise in affordable homes not enough

Rise still not enough to meet demand

12th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Help mould the future of the third sector

SCVO is calling on organisations to complete its State of the Sector survey to help it lobby for a better future for all Scotland's third sector

10th December 2018 by TFN

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Why working parents are struggling to repel the rising tide of poverty

Paul Brook tells the stories behind the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s UK Poverty 2018 report

4th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Almost a third of children live in poverty

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has said Britain must decide if it is committed to fighting poverty

4th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Premium Cafés with a conscience: capital service in city centre gem

This month’s review of a social enterprise eatery sees Susan Smith visit the Grassmarket Café, a popular stop off for locals and tourists in Edinburgh’s old tow

3rd December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Unveiled: the house that will transform the lives of disabled people

An innovative home is set to be the model of how Scotland will transform the lives of people with disabilities

3rd December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Winter homeless shelter reopens

The Glasgow Winter Night Shelter provided accommodation for more than 500 people last winter

3rd December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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First anniversary of new renting laws spark calls to talk home truths

James Mullaney examines the effect of new private renting legislation one year on

30th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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