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28th July 2017 by TFN Staff

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Glasgow gearing up for biggest and best ever Pride

Thousands will gather in Glasgow this weekend for the city’s annual Pride festival

18th August 2017 by Graham Martin

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Dundee Kiltwalk takes place this Sunday

​The third Kiltwalk event will take place this Sunday in Dundee for walkers to raise money for their chosen charity

18th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Social enterprise creating new West Lothian community hub

Craigsfarm Community Development Project is offering a look into its new community hub to be opened early next year

16th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Centre for Social Justice awards are now open

There is £10,000 up for grabs in the CSJ awards for outstanding voluntary organisations

16th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Dark side of the Edinburgh Fringe: exploitation and low pay

​Edinburgh Fringe workers and activists are campaigning for employers to sign up to a charter setting out fair working conditions

16th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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High-end supermarket strengthens partnership with homeless charity

​Waitrose has made a massive donation to Edinburgh-based homeless charity Bethany Christian Trust after persuasion from Morningside staff member

16th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Black workers still paid less than white people

Inequality still exists among new research discovers

15th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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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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Scotland bids to end period poverty

​MSP wants universal free access to female sanitary products

14th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Funding boost for projects which aim to tackle poverty impact

A further £100,000 has been allocated as part of the Community Capacity and Resilience Fund

11th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Grenfell cash still not reaching victims

Two months on the bulk of cash raised hasn't reached those who suffered most

11th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scotland’s first village for the homeless begins to take shape

​Social enterprise Social Bite has revealed the prototype house to be used for revolutionary village for the homeless in Edinburgh

10th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Homelessness in Scotland set to double

Worst forms of homelessness will continue to rise

10th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Social innovation competition offers cash prizes for bright new ideas

Three social entrepreneurs with ideas that could change society will benefit from lucrative prizes

9th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Glasgow Kiltwalk raises over a million pounds

April's Kiltwalk event in Glasgow has just hit over a million pounds in donations

9th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Exclusive: Scottish social security system slammed over bid to block benefit appeals

Scotland's social security system plans to adopt a similar two-tier system to the discredited DWP appeals process

9th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Edinburgh poppy factory becomes living wage employer

​Lady Haig's Poppy Factory in Edinburgh will begin to pay all its staff the real living wage to increase support for veterans

8th 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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