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World leading centre for homelessness could be built in Scotland

New facility plans to use third sector expertise to combat homelessness

23rd January 2017 by Robert Armour

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More than 800 children living in temporary homes

Shelter Scotland says Scottish Government must ramp up its efforts to fight homelessness in light of latest official figures

17th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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Housing body wins half a million to fight homelessness

The Wheatley Group will set up two services across central Scotland to support veterans transition to civilian life and avoid homelessness

16th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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Fifteen years on, swimming returns to Govanhill Baths

​Community group opens teaching pool in iconic baths

11th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Public wants action on energy efficient homes

Public and charities call for more to be spent on making homes warm and energy efficient

26th December 2016 by Graham Martin

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Community groups to decide on local funding priorities

Projects making a difference to communities in Glasgow are being invited to pitch for a share of local funding to be awarded next year.

20th December 2016 by Gavin Stuart

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The TFN Quiz of 2016

​2016 has been a big year but forget Brexit and Trump for five minutes and attempt our quiz of the year. Let us know your score in the comments below.

16th December 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Vice-chair resigns after fall out with chief executive

Housing association vice-chair resigns over chief executive's "heavy handed" approach to staff

14th December 2016 by Robert Armour

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Charitable trust set to help 7000 people in its first year

A charitable trust targeting poverty and social exclusion is set to help 7000 people in its first year.

12th December 2016 by Gavin Stuart

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EXCLUSIVE: human rights probe into disabled housing crisis

The housing crisis afflicting disabled people in Scotland is to be the subject of a major human rights investigation, TFN can reveal

9th December 2016 by Graham Martin

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Charity to investigate veterans’ housing issues

​Veterans and their families are being asked to fill out a quick survey to highlight some of the major issues

6th December 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Almost 100,000 households move out of fuel poverty

Almost 100,000 Scottish households have moved out of fuel poverty, according to official statistics

6th December 2016 by Gavin Stuart

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Scotland’s shame: record numbers have asked for help with housing this year

Shelter Scotland has accused the Scottish government and local councils of taking their eyes off the ball when it comes to homelessness

6th December 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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How you can help a homeless person this Christmas

Christmas is traditionally a time of goodwill when many of us look to help those less fortunate such as those who are homeless.

6th December 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Shelter opens boutique shop in Glasgow featuring designer goods

​Byers Road charity shop opens selling designer handbags, clothing and accessories at knockdown prices

2nd December 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Housing crisis leaves disabled desperate and homeless

Defuse ticking timebomb in disabled housing

2nd December 2016 by Graham Martin

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Nicola Sturgeon to serve breakfast to rough sleepers at Social Bite Village fundraiser

Nicola Sturgeon to serve breakfast to the likes of Sir Chris Hoy at the fundraiser taking place in Edinburgh later this month

1st December 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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National fund launched to support housing association strikers

A Scotland-wide strike fund appeal has been launched to support workers taking industrial action at a west of Scotland housing association

30th November 2016 by Gavin Stuart

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Graeme Brown interim CEO at Shelter UK

The director of Shelter Scotland is taking over from Campbell Robb as chief executive of the national homelessness charity

24th November 2016 by Susan Smith

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