Regeneration & Housing

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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Row after SNP blocks planning equality bid

The SNP has been accused of selling out Scotland’s communities by blocking a bid to give them the same right as developers to appeal planning decisions.

12th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Charity shops close across Scotland

A total of 35 charity shops closed in the first half of 2018 - more than any other region of the UK

12th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Housing association appeals against regulator

​A manager and five trustees have been forced onto the organisation's board

9th November 2018 by Robert Armour

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The cost of care - who is really paying for Scotland’s social care system?

Martin Johnstone argues that failing to fund social care organisations to pay the Scottish Living Wage is a moral failure for the care of our most vulnerable

9th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Britain’s most popular charities named

Britain’s most popular charities have been revealed

8th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homeless being failed by complex system

​Multiple needs of Scotland's homeless are not being met

7th November 2018 by Robert Armour

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Social landlords warned: get your act together on Gypsy/Traveller sites

Social landlords must take immediate action to ensure their Gypsy/Traveller sites and pitches meet the minimum site standards

23rd October 2018 by Graham Martin

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How a charity has helped transform coalfield communities

More than 30 former mining communities across Scotland have benefited from the Coalfields Community Futures programme

23rd October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Malala Yousafzai to visit Edinburgh to speak at Social Bite dinner

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and girls education campaigner Malala Yousafzai will be the keynote speaker at this year's Social Bite dinner

22nd October 2018 by Susan Smith

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Time limit needs imposed on substandard homeless lodgings

Homeless syffer poor standard accomodation and have freedom restricted

22nd October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Premium The killing blow often comes from the direction least expected

With everyone’s eyes on Brexit, growing Universal Credit unrest looks set to blindside the Tory government

18th October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Rent arrears advice demand rockets

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has said changes to the welfare system have led to people facing worries around paying their rent

18th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homeless to receive free books

Ian Rankin and Nicola Sturgeon have backed an initiative which aims to provide some solace to those sleeping rough

12th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding to help 800 people into housing

The Scottish Government is set to invest £6.5m in the Housing First initiative, which prioritises finding permanent housing for the homeless quickly

9th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity marks sleepout’s 25th year

The Rock Trust is looking for those who have taken part in Sleep Out in Edinburgh over the years to get in touch

4th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fuel poverty groups can apply for £2.5m fund

The Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme aims to support energy consumers in vulnerable situations

2nd October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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