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28th July 2017 by TFN Staff

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Scottish charities merge to expand support services

The Scottish Personal Assistant Employers Network (SPAEN) is merging with iConnectNE

17th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Most Scottish carers feel lonely and isolated

Most Scottish carers say they feel lonely and socially isolated, according to a new round of research

16th August 2017 by Graham Martin

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Legends to line up for football mad Bradley

Top footballers and TV stars will play a match to raise money for charity

15th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Harry Potter author’s children’s charity launches new fundraiser

​JK Rowling's international charity Lumos is aiming to raise money to close harmful orphanages and protect children from trafficking

15th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Volunteers help Syrian families settle in Scotland

The Connect Borders event saw a celebration of links between Scotland and Syria

15th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Baby box roll-out begins after debate on safety

Distribution of the packs comes after the safety of babies sleeping in the boxes was questioned

15th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Holiday hunger scheme a lifeline to struggling Scots families

Almost 4,000 families were given help to stave off holiday hunger during the school break thanks to an innovative charity project

14th August 2017 by Graham Martin

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Award nomination for flourishing dementia project

The Ally Bally Bee Project has seen an Edinburgh family create personalised stories for children

14th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Parents share their worries as children return to school

Action for Children Scotland shares that parents' top worry is bullying and offers advice about children going back to school

14th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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New charity offers holidays to young people with learning disabilities

A new Edinburgh based charity SuperTroop will provide fun residential holidays to young Scots with learning disabilities

11th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Charity launched to tackle education inequalities

The David Doig Foundation has been created in memory of a former industry leader

10th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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New prison visitor centre officially opened

The family facility at HMP Glenochil is operated by Stirling Interfaith Community Justice Group

10th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Children’s charities outraged at £10,000 police payout to paedophile

Police chief said he'd employ the convicted child rapist again if it protected more children from abuse

10th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Young people’s mental health campaign celebrates 100 days

​Today marks 100 days of SAMH's campaign raising awareness for the lack of mental health support for young people in Scotland

10th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Cycling scheme which became a web hit to go nationwide

Cycling Without Age encourages cyclists to take older people along for a ride

9th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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New project will allow young people to discuss their finances

​Young Scot and Carnegie UK Trust will seek to gain an insight into what young people think about various financial challenges

9th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Ten point plan to tackle funeral poverty announced

The Scottish Government hopes to launch Funeral Expense Assistance within two years

8th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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