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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Bank sets up foodbank centre

The RBS headquarters in Gogarburn will be used to distribute food packages to vulnerable communities throughout Scotland

30th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Emergency funding for communities launched

More than 30 projects in Scotland have already benefited from the coronavirus resilience funding

30th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector

News on how Scotland's voluntary sector reponds to the pandemic

30th March 2020 by Robert Armour

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Volunteer effort aims to beat coronavirus

A drive to get those who are healthy to support communities through the Covid-19 epidemic has been launched

30th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Voluntary sector can lead the way in treating workers fairly during crisis

Economy secretary Fiona Hyslop and STUC general secretary Grahame Smith issued a joint statement this week outlining a shared commitment to fair work

27th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: Covid lockdown - do we need tougher measures?

Poll: Covid lockdown - do we need tougher measures?

27th March 2020 by Graham Martin

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Poverty on the rise and could soar in Scotland

Many families in Scotland are struggling and the coronavirus is likely to make things worse, campaigners have warned

27th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector

Updates on third sector's response to coronavirus crisis

27th March 2020 by Robert Armour

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Foodbanks are not essential – they must close, and for good

Pete Ritchie: foodbanks are the product of a previous, austerity-damned era - they must now be closed

26th March 2020 by TFN Guest

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Families affected by addiction need support

New research published by Corra Foundation shows it is important to recognise the time it takes to build relationships with families

26th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity Film Awards will go ahead

The annual awards ceremony will be held as an online only event

25th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charities welcome six-month eviction ban

Social and private sector tenants have been given protection during the Covid-19 crisis.

25th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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£20m coronavirus support fund launched

Charities can now apply for vital funding to help them stabilise and manage cash flows through the crisis

25th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity welcomes suspension of benefit reviews

Citizens Advice Scotland said the move was “common sense”.

24th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Covid-19: your TFN carries on regardless

TFN will switch to fully digital during the coronavirus crisis

24th March 2020 by TFN

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LOVE Gorgie Farm calls for foodbank volunteers

The urban farm is delivering free breakfasts during the coronavirus crisis.

24th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Deadline extended as awards ceremony moved

The Scottish Charity Awards will now take place in September - with the deadline for applying extended until the end of April

24th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Asda donates £5 million to food banks

The cash will be used to support those most vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis.

24th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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