Environment & International

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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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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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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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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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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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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Social enterprise solutions to the climate emergency

Duncan Thorp examines how social enterprises can provide answers to the climate emergency

2nd August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Safeguarding the future of international development

Margaret Lynch advocates robust governance to rebuild public confidence

15th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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We must not fail to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

We will all benefit from sustainability says Dr Hartwig Pautz - but we must work harder to meet targets

8th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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After Oxfam: safeguarding and the lessons for the sector in Scotland

Tracey Bird looks at safeguarding in the third sector in the wake of the Charity Commission's report on the Oxfam scandal

13th June 2019 by TFN

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Why should you apply for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland?

Duncan Thorp says awards and an opportunity for everyone

11th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit has made us unwilling combatants in a Tory civil war

Graham Martin says that Brexit has been an unending nightmare for everyone - remainers and leavers alike

26th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Making connections in Russia

Pat Armstrong details the experience herself and other third sector chief executives had on a recent exchange to Russia

25th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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What do we mean by good food?

Beth Webb of Soil Association Scotland argues that a definition of good food must be at the heart of the Good Food Nation consultation

11th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Children and young people defend our human rights

Kara Brown looks at eight ways adults can support young people to stand up for what they believe

2nd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Sharing stories

Ross Ahlfeld on how storytelling can breakdown cultural barriers, transform our communites and our lives

18th March 2019 by Robert Armour

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Shamima Begum’s baby is a victim of Tory political opportunism

Robina Qureshi says Shamima Begum and her baby have been made an example of by a Tory home secretary playing at dog-whistle politics

11th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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