Regeneration & Housing

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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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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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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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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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 30 November 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

30th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Bleak Friday aims to highlight young at risk of homelessness

Centrepoint has highlighted that thousands of young people are at risk of spending Christmas on the streets

30th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Housing First will be “pivotal” to fight against homelessness

Permanent housing should be the first and not the last step a person takes as they move out of homelessness, a summit will hear

27th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Scotland must take action on Universal Credit

Poverty campaigners say the Scottish Government and other bodies must take action to protect people from increased poverty due to Universal Credit

21st November 2018 by Susan Smith

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Campaign to save community leisure services

A new campaign aims to highlight the importance of public funding for local swimming pools and cultural facilities

21st November 2018 by Susan Smith

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Social Bite Villages could be rolled out across UK

More than half of the the residents of a village created for the homeless have already secured employment

21st November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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UK government savaged for plunging people into poverty

The United Nations rapporteur for extreme poverty and human rights has said withdrawing support for those most in need is ideological

16th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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TFN Guide to Running A Charity or Social Enterprise 2018 is out now!

The TFN Guide to Running A Charity or Social Enterprise 2018 is packed full of practical information to help you run your organisation

13th November 2018 by TFN

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