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Legacy donations can create special moments

To mark Remember a Charity Week, Lisa Cowan reveals how legacy donations can support vital work

13th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Awareness campaign adds to open day success

Dan Mushens reflects on a busy spell for Penumbra's alcohol related brain damage (ARBD) services

12th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Let’s improve Scotland’s streets

Penny Morriss explains how simple improvements and better maintenance of streets can make all the difference to people

10th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit: leaving no-one behind

​Tressa Burke on the implications of Brexit for those with disabilities and care services in Scotland

6th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Community hubs can create real change

Donald Inch examines how a rural community came together after the closure of a local school

6th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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How adults can join the global climate strike

Kate Whitaker shares the best ways of getting involved in the upcoming, global strike for climate

5th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Charity members: help or hindrance?

Charities’ membership models (or lack of them) may be damaging their sustainability. Alastair Keatinge explains why, and what to do about it

2nd September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Parliament prorogued amidst Brexit chaos - what happens now?

Craig Wilson looks at the implications of Prime Minister Johnson's prorogation of parliament, and the consequences of no deal for the voluntary sector

30th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Double standards in education reform?

​Lesley Scott looks at the drive to close the educational attainment gap, and examines if disabled people are being left behind

29th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Inclusivity in the city

Jan Savage looks at the positive impact of the We Are One Citizen and its potential contribution to inclusivity and equality in Scotland

26th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Increased productivity can boost communities

Ashleigh McCulloch details what the new Productivity Club for Scotland aims to achieve

22nd August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit is built on shifting - and rapidly disappearing - sands

With Brexit looming, Craig Wilson looks at its implications and the steps that are being taken to ensure the future of the voluntary sector in Scotland

22nd August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Review of charity investment managers is paramount

Kirsty Lister stresses the importance of charities making the right investment decisions

21st August 2019 by TFN Guest

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From straw man to Wicker Man?

Annie Gunner Logan looks at the unintended consequences of community empowerment, stemming from a lack of strong shared ambitions and clear vision

20th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Scotland is undergoing a boom in community ownership

Following a successful Community Land Week, Lindsay Chalmers looks at how Scotland is undergoing a boom in community ownership

20th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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A price can’t be put on our FoI rights

Carole Ewart reacts to OSCR's proposals to end free FoI

16th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Working with corporate partners

Andy Dey examines the key principles for entering into a corporate partnership

14th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Building a social enterprise and private sector alliance

Duncan Thorp examines the work going on to boost partnerships between social enterprises and the private sector

6th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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The answer to Scotland’s drug crisis lies in its communities

Eddie Nisbet calls for support for social enterprises who are delivering local public health services to exorcise Scotland’s drug-related demons

5th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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