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We’ll make Scotland less lonely, government pledges

The Scottish Government has vowed to take action to tackle the growing problem of loneliness in Scottish society

18th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Jobs project delivers benefits

Those fighting addiction issues or reintegrating into society are benefitting from a new project in Glasgow

17th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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True scale of hidden homelessness revealed

Official figures do not come near the reality of rough sleeping across Britain

14th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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£120,000 for new Scottish social enterprise factory

A new social enterprise factory training veterans to work in printing, signage and product engineering has won Big Lottery Funding

12th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Big rise in affordable homes not enough

Rise still not enough to meet demand

12th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Help mould the future of the third sector

SCVO is calling on organisations to complete its State of the Sector survey to help it lobby for a better future for all Scotland's third sector

10th December 2018 by TFN

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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

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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

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Winter homeless shelter reopens

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

3rd December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Housing association appeals against regulator

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

9th November 2018 by Robert Armour

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