Culture & Leisure

Charities are ideally placed to think and act differently

Adam Lang says Civic Scotland must take the lead in acting boldly to solve social problems

27th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Get set for The Gathering

Anna Fowlie looks forward to The Gathering, which takes place this week at the SEC in Glasgow

18th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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All the info you’ll need

Tracey Bird examines some of the key events taking place at this year's Gathering

14th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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By reconnecting we can end loneliness

Alan Reid says that planning is key in the bid to get communities more active and connected

4th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Walking to a happier Scotland

Ian Findlay previews Paths For All's involvement at The Gathering this year, with an aim of helping voluntary sector staff become more active

4th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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The importance of creating liveable neighbourhoods

Tremaine Bilham says communities can feel empowered through improving their communities

12th December 2019 by TFN Guest

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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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Being a young trustee can be challenging

Adam Bennett, 22, talks about his experiences as a trustee with Scouts Scotland

7th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Embedding volunteering as a habit from a young age is vital

Jonathan Christie responds to a new report which shows volunteering needs to adapt to be fit for the future

6th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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How voice training hinders as well as helps

Ishbel Smith says it is wrong to encourage people to change their accents

28th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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The refugee crisis has not gone away

Robina Qureshi responds to the news that 39 people have been found dead in a lorry in Essex

24th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Let’s make gender inequality a historical curiosity - together we are #GenerationEqual

The First Minister’s National Advisory Council on Women and Girls (NACWG) was created as a catalyst for change to tackle gender inequality in Scotland

24th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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New site to help unlock the benefits of an active workplace

Dionne Phipps-Clancy of walking and cycling charity Sustrans Scotland outlines how an active workforce can benefit your organisation

18th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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We need to talk about poverty and smoking

Elizabeth Hurst-High examines the links between living in poverty and smoking

8th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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How to influence legislation in the Scottish Parliament

Robert McGeachy and Mark Ballard give a preview of their book, The Public Affairs Guide to Scotland: Influencing Policy and Legislation

1st October 2019 by TFN Guest

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My journey out of addiction

Joe McCormack reveals he was always meant to work at Bethany Christian Trust

30th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Time to end the physical punishment of children

Mary Glasgow says MSPs have the chance to take a momentous step by approving new legislation aimed at giving equal protection to children

27th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Making your volunteering more inclusive – why bother?

To mark National Inclusion Week, Brian Scott examines what can be done to help people into volunteering

24th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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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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