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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Project to help the marginalised be heard

New research and a documentary will be used to highlight social issues in Edinburgh, and to show the importance of early intervention

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Concentrated land ownership hitting rural communities

The Scottish Land Commission has revealed some rural communities are being harmed by concentrated land ownership

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Premium In the driving seat: inspiring women of the third sector

To mark International Women’s Day – which took place on Friday 8 March – Third Force News spoke to some of the Scottish third sector’s most inspiring women.

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social Bite goes global

The Scottish charity has teamed up with Malala and UNICEF to launch a global sleep out movement

13th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Govanhill Baths campaign celebrates success

Funding of more than £2 million will allow the pool to reopen, with campaigners having fought for the last 17 years to restore the facility

11th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity chief executive pay revealed

The average salary for a charity boss has increased since last year, but they are working many hours of overtime a week

11th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 8 March 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

8th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Landmark in Scottish community ownership

Community ownership in Scotland has celebrated an important milestone

7th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Refugees face shocking levels of destitution

Refugees are struggling to eat, having to walk miles every day and are being stuck in exploitative relationships, a study has shown

5th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Landlords call for change in Scots law on immigration

Landlords are currently held responsible for checking immigration status of tenants

4th March 2019 by Robert Armour

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Cheaper and better homes – co-ops can empower Scottish tenants

Scotland has just 11 housing co-ops at a time when 150,000 people are on council house waiting lists

1st March 2019 by Susan Smith

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Project aims to ensure veterans are not forgotten

Unforgotten Forces, which provides advice for older veterans, has recruited a new member

28th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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A See Me campaign is needed to transform perceptions of homelessness

Homelessness in Scotland needs the equivalent of the See Me campaign – which has been successful in tackling public perception of mental health issues

28th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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Homeless charity in donations plea

Homeless Street Team Glasgow urgently needs food and clothing items for those who are sleeping rough

25th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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The Gathering 2019 in pictures

Thousands of third sector representatives descended on the SEC for The Gathering. Pictures by Lewis Houghton.

22nd February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Homeless charity launches urgent appeal

The Bethany Christian Trust is looking to raise £10,000 to support its winter shelter in Edinburgh

20th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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