Social Justice & Poverty

Thirty years in the third sector – how the environment has changed

Jonny Kinross reflects on the changes he has seen in the sector

17th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Battle to restore community farm continues

Former staff and volunteers of Gorgie City Farm are founding a not-for-profit group to ensure funds donated by the public are used appropriately

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity encourages elderly to apply for postal votes

Age Scotland aims to ensure older people’s voices are heard in the general election.

12th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity marks 75 years of providing vital support

A special exhibition has been created to mark 75 years of One Parent Families Scotland

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Retailers urged to be more accessible this Purple Tuesday

Enable Scotland is working with businesses to make them more inclusive.

11th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Thousands to benefit from Living Wage rise

New hourly rate of £9.30 announced to mark start of Living Wage week.

11th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Half of female charity bosses targeted by trolls

A new report has examined the impact that trolls have on female charity leaders

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Roma Genocide memorial destroyed

The plaque remembers the hundreds of thousands who died as a result of persecution and has only been in place for a few months

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Politicians call for voluntary sector funding revamp

Short-term and reduced funding is fueling insecurity within the sector, forcing some of its best workers to depart

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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MSPs back Christmas tree campaign

Caring Christmas Trees raises funds for homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust.

6th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Legal advice service for abuse survivors expanded

The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre will run surgeries in Dundee and Inverness.

6th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Research reveals foodbank users’ desperate plight

On average those forced to foodbanks live on £7.10 a day

5th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity hopes for Merry Kidsmas

Barnardo's has launched a new campaign which aims to ensure vulnerable children can enjoy Christmas

5th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Volunteering must adapt, study finds

Volunteering can help Scottish society face some of its biggest challenges such as an ageing population and skills shortages

5th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity farm animals set to be spared from slaughter

More than £50,000 has been raised in a bid to save the popular attraction, with thousands signing a petition calling for animals to be rehomed

4th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Digital cafe helps charity expand support

The Marie Trust has benefitted from expanding its support through digital thanks to the Digital Participation Charter Fund

4th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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A world to win - and everything to lose

Graham Martin on why the third sector should engage with the Extinction Rebellion movement

1st November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Organisations vie for sector’s answer to the Oscars

Scottish charities are part of a group of 400 looking to be nominated for the Charity Film Awards

1st November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Politicians praise role of voluntary sector

Legislation achieved by the sector working with Holyrood has been celebrated at an event at the Scottish Parliament

1st November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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