Families & Young People

Premium Road to becoming… specialist education teacher

Dominic Everett, depute head teacher at the Royal Blind School, on the highs and lows of specialist education.

19th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Care experienced Scots hold rally for love

Hundreds of campaigners will hit the streets of Glasgow this weekend to highlight love is all too often absent from care

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding pressures fueling stress within voluntary sector

Half of charity leaders admit stress amongst staff is more of an issue now than it was three years ago

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Teenage volunteer wins award from Prime Minister

Maddie Hayes has been a befriending volunteer for three years at the Leonard Cheshire care service in Inverness.

17th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Campaigning nurse recognised by NSPCC

Ruth Moss has fought for online safety since her teenage daughter took her own life.

16th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Deacon Blue star backs homelessness campaign

Nightstop offers young people a safe place to spend the night in times of crisis.

15th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Pardon for gay men convicted of abolished offences

Men prosecuted for same-sex sexual activity are now able to have their convictions wiped

15th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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St Andrew’s First Aid Cadets celebrate 65th anniversary

The programme has trained 10,000 young people since 1954.

14th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Concerns raised over human rights in prison

Campaigners have called for an urgent government response to a new report detailing serious concerns about practices in prisons and police custody

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: ban snacking on public transport?

Should snacking be banned on public transport?

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity in Brexit flu vaccine warning

Age Scotland has urged older people to access the vaccine before the end of the month

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Remembrance festival returns

To Absent Friends allows Scots to celebrate loved ones who are no longer with us

10th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Transition support bill launched

A new bill has been unveiled which aims to ensure every disabled child with an impairment or long-term condition has a right to a transition plan

10th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Unhappiness rife among girls

The Girls in Scotland survey has revealed an alarming amount of girls struggle to feel happy

10th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Excellent poverty work comes at a cost

David Stewart MSP praises the work of the third sector in tackling poverty, and says it is vital that it continues to be properly funded

9th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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New anti-bigotry campaign launched

Two charities have teamed up to stress that bigotry is not hereditary

9th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social security campaign relaunched

A campaign to fight for the right to social security in Scotland has been relaunched amid rising levels of poverty

9th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Leave no one behind: the right to adequate social security

Rhiannon Sims discusses why the Scottish Campaign for the Right to Social Security (SCORSS) has re-launched with rights placed at its heart

9th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Realistic images of knife crime

Two charities have teamed up to help increase support around knife crime for young people in Scotland

7th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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