Social Justice & Poverty

Bank closures hitting older people in the pocket

Age Scotland has said shared bank hubs are needed to ensure older people can access vital financial services

26th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Annie Lennox to headline TEDx Glasgow

The Eurythmics singer will speak about global feminism, with a host of other inspirational speakers on the bill

25th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Making connections in Russia

Pat Armstrong details the experience herself and other third sector chief executives had on a recent exchange to Russia

25th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Foodbank use soars to record levels in Scotland

Universal credit blamed for record referrals

25th April 2019 by Robert Armour

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Premium Brexit: the long night and the uncertain dawn

Gareth Jones examines how stalemate over Brexit is affecting Scotland's third sector - and what the future may hold

24th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Disabled “languishing” as DWP still hasn’t paid out

Payments may not be paid until end of 2019

24th April 2019 by Robert Armour

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Lottery limits see charities miss out on £45m

Seven in ten applications for funding to charity lotteries have to be rejected as a result of fundraising restrictions

24th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities boost their digital presence

Community organisations have been receiving support from graduates to develop digital solutions

23rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Goodmovers 18/04/2019 - who has a new job?

Goodmovers 18/04/2019 - who has a new job?

18th April 2019 by TFN

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Call for animal cage ban in Scotland

Campaigners call for cruelty to end

17th April 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity find its protest poster girl after social media appeal

Through the power of community and social media, a charity has made contact with its poster girl for protesting and civic action

16th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Is civil disobedience justified in the fight against climate change?

Climate change: is direct action justified?

16th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Scotland’s charities act to banish holiday hunger

Scotland’s third sector is at the forefront of a campaign to ensure kids don’t go hungry during the school holidays

16th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Glasgow forecasts 50,000 children in poverty

City forecasts sizable increase depite targeting a reduction in numbers

16th April 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity joins police to save domestic abuse pets

​Abuse of animals key in identifying wider abuse

15th April 2019 by Robert Armour

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Moves to make food security a human right in Scotland

Report says legislation would enable greater health equality

15th April 2019 by Robert Armour

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Leading Scottish homeless charities merge

Two of Scotland's leading homeless charities have become one unified organisation

11th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity forced to slash community services

A charity which has provided support to ethnic minorities for three decades has been forced to cut services after losing funding

11th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Praise for Scottish veterans project

The Unforgotten Forces consortium has provided support for 6,000 veterans in Scotland in its first year of operation

10th April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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