TFN News

Almost a third of children live in poverty

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has said Britain must decide if it is committed to fighting poverty

4th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
Unveiled: the house that will transform the lives of disabled people

An innovative home is set to be the model of how Scotland will transform the lives of people with disabilities

3rd December 2018 by Graham Martin

2 Comments News
Winter homeless shelter reopens

The Glasgow Winter Night Shelter provided accommodation for more than 500 people last winter

3rd December 2018 by Gareth Jones

1 Comment News
Bleak Friday aims to highlight young at risk of homelessness

Centrepoint has highlighted that thousands of young people are at risk of spending Christmas on the streets

30th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
Housing First will be “pivotal” to fight against homelessness

Permanent housing should be the first and not the last step a person takes as they move out of homelessness, a summit will hear

27th November 2018 by Graham Martin

0 Comments News
Scotland must take action on Universal Credit

Poverty campaigners say the Scottish Government and other bodies must take action to protect people from increased poverty due to Universal Credit

21st November 2018 by Susan Smith

0 Comments News
Campaign to save community leisure services

A new campaign aims to highlight the importance of public funding for local swimming pools and cultural facilities

21st November 2018 by Susan Smith

0 Comments News
Social Bite Villages could be rolled out across UK

More than half of the the residents of a village created for the homeless have already secured employment

21st November 2018 by Gareth Jones

1 Comment News
UK government savaged for plunging people into poverty

The United Nations rapporteur for extreme poverty and human rights has said withdrawing support for those most in need is ideological

16th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

2 Comments News
TFN Guide to Running A Charity or Social Enterprise 2018 is out now!

The TFN Guide to Running A Charity or Social Enterprise 2018 is packed full of practical information to help you run your organisation

13th November 2018 by TFN

2 Comments News
Row after SNP blocks planning equality bid

The SNP has been accused of selling out Scotland’s communities by blocking a bid to give them the same right as developers to appeal planning decisions.

12th November 2018 by Graham Martin

0 Comments News
Charity shops close across Scotland

A total of 35 charity shops closed in the first half of 2018 - more than any other region of the UK

12th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
Housing association appeals against regulator

​A manager and five trustees have been forced onto the organisation's board

9th November 2018 by Robert Armour

0 Comments News
Homeless being failed by complex system

​Multiple needs of Scotland's homeless are not being met

7th November 2018 by Robert Armour

0 Comments News
Social landlords warned: get your act together on Gypsy/Traveller sites

Social landlords must take immediate action to ensure their Gypsy/Traveller sites and pitches meet the minimum site standards

23rd October 2018 by Graham Martin

0 Comments News
How a charity has helped transform coalfield communities

More than 30 former mining communities across Scotland have benefited from the Coalfields Community Futures programme

23rd October 2018 by Graham Martin

0 Comments News
Malala Yousafzai to visit Edinburgh to speak at Social Bite dinner

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and girls education campaigner Malala Yousafzai will be the keynote speaker at this year's Social Bite dinner

22nd October 2018 by Susan Smith

1 Comment News
Time limit needs imposed on substandard homeless lodgings

Homeless syffer poor standard accomodation and have freedom restricted

22nd October 2018 by Robert Armour

0 Comments News
Rent arrears advice demand rockets

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has said changes to the welfare system have led to people facing worries around paying their rent

18th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News