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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Free benefit checks for over-75s ahead of TV licence change

Age Scotland is urging older people to check their eligibility for Pension Credit.

14th July 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Fear that over 75s will lose TV “lifeline”

Licence fee move is a huge blow say campaigners

9th July 2020 by Robert Armour

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Lockdown has left Scots feeling hopeless

New data from the Mental Health Foundation has shown the impact Covid-19 is having on the nation's wellbeing

9th July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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£12m for community hubs in Scotland

The National Lottery Community Fund has announced over £12 million of grants to 311 Scottish groups with the majority going to community hub projects

9th July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Plugging the European funding gap

Jamie Flaherty analyses where Scotland stands in securing a replacement for European Union funding

9th July 2020 by TFN Guest

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Virtual Kiltwalk raises £600k

The money raised from the Dundee event has now been doubled by Sir Tom Hunter

8th July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Food charity recruits to cope with increased demand

Pandemic has led to increased hardship as well as unemployment

7th July 2020 by Robert Armour

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector, Tuesday 7 July

Reporting on how the voluntary sector is responding to the pandemic #NeverMoreNeeded

7th July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Asylum seekers gagged from talking about conditions

They say they've been threatened by Home Office contractor

7th July 2020 by Robert Armour

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£10m charity survival fund revealed

Grants of up to £250,000 will be handed out to small and medium sized charities to help them survive Covid-19

6th July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charities join forces to speak out about social media abuse

A group of 38 organisations has come together to call on social media firms to do more to support organisations and the people they help

6th July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Global poverty worsens after squandering a decade fighting it

Pandemic only worsens an already critically dire global scenario

6th July 2020 by Robert Armour

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TFN’s July edition is out now - read it here!

Enjoy the July edition of TFN magazine on our e-reader #NeverMoreNeeded

6th July 2020 by Graham Martin

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People with disabilities need clear advice

Freelance journalist and disability campaigner Michael McEwan says it is vital that disabled people are getting the information they need during coronavirus

6th July 2020 by TFN Guest

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Solidarity with the TIE Campaign

Jackie Brock has spoken in support of the charity, which is facing horrific online abuse, and says it is vital that inclusive education continues in schools

6th July 2020 by TFN Guest

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Government faces pressure to close loophole

Charity calls for law to be changed

3rd July 2020 by Robert Armour

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Parents will come out of the crisis poorer

Douglas Guest looks at what needs to happen now to create a better society post-Covid

3rd July 2020 by TFN Guest

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The new way to rebuild back better

Iain MacRitchie says the Covid crisis presents a one-off opportunity to build a better Scotland

2nd July 2020 by TFN Guest

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