Regeneration & Housing

Homeless to receive free books

Ian Rankin and Nicola Sturgeon have backed an initiative which aims to provide some solace to those sleeping rough

12th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding to help 800 people into housing

The Scottish Government is set to invest £6.5m in the Housing First initiative, which prioritises finding permanent housing for the homeless quickly

9th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity marks sleepout’s 25th year

The Rock Trust is looking for those who have taken part in Sleep Out in Edinburgh over the years to get in touch

4th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fuel poverty groups can apply for £2.5m fund

The Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme aims to support energy consumers in vulnerable situations

2nd October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Goodmovers: Friday, 28 September 2018

Goodmovers: who's got a new job?

28th September 2018 by TFN

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Premium Charity shops winning the high-street war

TFN investigates how charities are faring on the high street and what the future holds for charity retail

28th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Survey: charity trustees tell TFN about your experience

Good charity governance is more important than ever before. TFN is exploring what it’s like to hold a trustee role and what challenges trustees face.

25th September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Charities bear brunt of Scotland’s housing emergency

People seeking support from the housing charity is at record levels

21st September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Lost Voice Guy backs Blackwood

Britain's Got Talent winner backs Blackwood

20th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Social housing is Scotland’s best kept secret

Social housing is one of Scotland’s best kept secrets, says Scotland’s membership body for housing associations and co-operatives

19th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Design awards for improving life for disabled

Scottish housing association Blackwood rewards the best new innovations for disabled people

7th September 2018 by Susan Smith

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Frightened Rabbit lead Sleep in the Park line-up

Social Bite hopes to raise £12 million to fight homelessness through extending the sleepout to a further three cities

30th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Premium Shelter: Fifty years and still fighting

When Shelter was formed it thought homelessness could be tackled within a few years – five decades on the struggle for decent housing continues

20th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Funding ultimatum for homeless charities

The Big Lottery Fund is seeking dialogue with homeless charities in Edinburgh over funding, warning there is a finite amount of money available

17th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding crisis sees charity shed jobs

The Shaw Trust is reducing its operations in Scotland after missing out on contracts for the new devolved employability programme

17th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Goodmovers 14 August 2018

Goomovers: who's on the move?

14th August 2018 by TFN

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One in three Scots homes fall below standard

Substandard housing has become a real issue in Scotland

14th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 10 August 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

10th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homelessness charity’s choir helped me find home and family

Kenyan-born Benson is a member of Lost and Found Choir, an Edinburgh-based men’s choir run by homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust

6th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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