Culture & Leisure

The impact of small-scale philanthropy

Susan Smith meets philanthropist David Graham, the man behind the new Social Impact Theatre (SIT-UP) Award at this year’s Fringe Festival.

17th August 2018 by Susan Smith

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60,000 join World’s Big Sleep Out

Events calling for an end to homelessness took place in 52 cities across the world, with Scots amongst those taking part

9th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Island social enterprise under threat

Bùth Bharraigh says it will be forced to close if it has to move to a new site proposed by the local authority

6th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: the modern volunteer in Scotland

New research has given a comprehensive picture of the types of people who are volunteering in Scotland

6th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Private schools to lose charity rate relief next year

The Scottish Government has confirmed independent schools will lose charitable rate reliefs of up to 80% from next year

5th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Festive fun and social justice go hand in hand

Duncan Thorp is planning a social shopping spree this Christmas

4th December 2019 by TFN Guest

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Scots urged to thank their neighbours

The Big Lunch has launched a new campaign, #ThereForMe, encouraging everyone to thank the neighbours and people who support them

2nd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Cup final to benefit children’s hospital

Charity collections will be held at the game between Celtic and Rangers this weekend.

2nd December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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The top ethical gifts for Christmas

TFN’s Good Gifts List 2019

2nd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Rangers celebrate partnership with LGBT inclusion charity

Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara joined pupils to celebrate the launch of a new partnership between the club’s charity foundation and TIE

29th November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Poll: should Christmas crackers be banned?

Should Christmas crackers be banned?

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Avoid payday loans this Christmas

A new campaign has been launched to inform Scots of their rights if borrowing from a payday loan company this Christmas

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Sector staff excel in use of social media

Several members of staff from Scottish voluntary organisations have been recognised at the Social CEOs

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New Right to Food film unveiled

The Scottish Human Rights Commission and Nourish Scotland have launched a new film to highlight what the Right to Food means

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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General election 2019: third sector news, views and analysis

General election 2019: TFN campaign round up

21st November 2019 by TFN

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Rapper Loki celebrates 80 years of Citizens Advice

The musician and campaigner speaks to CAB staff and clients in a new film.

21st November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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New zero waste mobile shop set to be created

A social enterprise is crowdfunding as it aims to expand plastic free shopping across the west of Scotland

19th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Road safety charity says: leave car at home

The plea coincides with road safety week

18th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Poll: should Airbnb landlords face stricter rules?

Should Airbnb landlords face stricter rules?

15th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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