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60,000 join World’s Big Sleep Out

Events calling for an end to homelessness took place in 52 cities across the world, with Scots amongst those taking part

9th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Community regeneration in Scotland celebrated

The winners of the 2019 SURF Awards have been revealed

9th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Probe into Glasgow homeless services

City's homeless services fall short of statutory standards

6th December 2019 by Robert Armour

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Scots child homelessness is “badge of shame”

Figures show country is failing children

3rd December 2019 by Robert Armour

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Amazon shoppers urged to help homeless people

Charity’s Amazon wishlist makes it easy to buy sleeping bags and clothes for those sleeping rough.

2nd December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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SFHA calls on politicians to fix benefits and fight climate change

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations has released “three key asks” ahead of election day.

2nd December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Sustainability award for Fife housing association

Kingdom Housing Association has won a coveted Green Apple Award.

27th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Paws for Thought, urges homelessness charity

Simon Community Scotland issues guidance around pets for housing providers.

27th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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SFHA joins domestic abuse campaign

Scottish Federation of Housing Associations pledges to support residents and staff.

25th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Sector staff excel in use of social media

Several members of staff from Scottish voluntary organisations have been recognised at the Social CEOs

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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General election 2019: third sector news, views and analysis

General election 2019: TFN campaign round up

21st November 2019 by TFN

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Homeless shelter will not open early

Charities called for winter shelter to open doors following death of rough sleeper in Glasgow.

19th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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TFN Guide to running a charity or social enterprise is out now!

Don't miss it - TFN Guide 2019 is out now!

15th November 2019 by TFN

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New ethical travel accommodation provider launched

Fairbnb aims to invest money back into local communities and ensure that properties are not snapped up by big landlords

14th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Serco lock-change policy lawful, court rules

Campaigners hit out after ruling finds in favour of controversial housing provider.

13th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019 winners revealed

A host of top social enterprises were recognised at the annual awards gala

13th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Galaxy of stars revealed for World’s Big Sleep Out

Organisers hope to raise almost £40m for homelessness charities this year.

11th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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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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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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