Families & Young People

Our support will continue

Gavin Davey says the Covid-19 pandemic will not stop vital work with RAF personnel and veterans

28th May 2020 by TFN Guest

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We need more acts of human kindness

Ian McLaughlan says our youth can help inspire a collective kindness in these straitened times

21st May 2020 by TFN Guest

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Dialogue around death can create comfort

Julie Lang said it is even more important that people talk about death at challenging times

14th May 2020 by TFN Guest

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Never More Needed than right now

Susan Smith on why SCVO is launching the #NeverMoreNeeded campaign to remind everyone how vital the voluntary sector really is

12th May 2020 by Susan Smith

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We are never more needed - in the fight to forge a better world

No return to normality after Covid - let our voices be heard in the fight for a society based on solidarity, not share price

12th May 2020 by Graham Martin

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We’ve always had something better than Zoom - the challenge is to remember it

Joel Meekison sings the praises of technology, but argues that we shouldn't lose sight of flesh and blood

5th May 2020 by TFN Guest

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Maintaining staff morale while remote working

Dr Helen Rippon shares her tips for keeping morale high across your organisation while working from home

24th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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A night in at the awards

Gareth Jones ‘attended’ this week’s charity film awards, with the show going on despite the coronavirus lockdown

23rd April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Children need both parents even more during the pandemic

Ian Maxwell said it is vital that separated parents work together to help their children through what is a difficult time

14th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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We want to hear about your Covid heroes

Gareth Jones is looking to get in touch with the people who are making a difference during the coronavirus pandemic

9th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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What defines us is how well we rise after falling

Martin Dorchester reflects on the coronavirus crisis and believes we must value what matters most to us at this time

8th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Experiences like coronavirus change you forever

Nicola Welsh reflects on a feeling that the world is in hibernation as it copes with the pandemic, and hopes we all come out the other side stronger

7th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Outcomes are products of whole systems

Dr Toby Lowe looks at how the voluntary sector can better respond to the complexity of the real world

6th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Covid-19: a journey from despair to hope

Rory Mair is in one of the Covid-19 highest risk groups - he tells how he fought despair by seeking solace in the efforts of his community

3rd April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Informal volunteering matters

Sophie Bridger says informal volunteering is critical to building resilient communities and reaching those who need help most

2nd April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Foodbanks are not essential – they must close, and for good

Pete Ritchie: foodbanks are the product of a previous, austerity-damned era - they must now be closed

26th March 2020 by TFN Guest

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A time like no other

Martin Crewe on living in the age of Covid-19

25th March 2020 by TFN Guest

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Coronavirus advice for volunteers

George Thomson gives practical guidance on the health and wellbeing of volunteers

18th March 2020 by TFN Guest

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Coronavirus update from the regulator

Maureen Mallon from OSCR gives guidance for charities on how to cope with the coronavirus outbreak

16th March 2020 by TFN Guest

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