Social Justice & Poverty

Thirty years in the third sector – how the environment has changed

Jonny Kinross reflects on the changes he has seen in the sector

17th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Increased productivity can boost communities

Ashleigh McCulloch details what the new Productivity Club for Scotland aims to achieve

22nd August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Teachers launch foodbank amid child poverty crisis

Education committee hears of tired, hungry children in Edinburgh's schools.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Council hits back over charity’s threat of legal action

Glasgow City Council has strongly denied Shelter Scotland's accusations that it denies homeless people vital support.

20th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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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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Campaign to help households save £6 million

Free financial advice service, Money Talk Team, helps low income households save more than £6 million

19th August 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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No-deal Brexit will wreck communities, lives and organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has made an urgent call for politicians to work together to prevent a no-deal Brexit

19th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Joy as teenage asylum seeker brothers released from “psychological prison”

Celebrations as brothers win right to stay in Scotland

16th August 2019 by Graham Martin

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Britain’s biggest union ditches Pride Glasgow

Has Pride become too commercial?

16th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Members of new poverty group revealed

The Poverty and Inequality Commission will provide key advice to the Scottish Government

15th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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OSCR hunts for new chief executive

The Scottish Charity Regulator is advertising for a new permanent chief executive

14th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Sturgeon: third sector has key role in tackling addiction crisis

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the creativity of charities can help reduce drug deaths in Scotland

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: 250,000 sanctioned on Universal Credit

Charity demands urgent investigation

13th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Almost 15,000 veterans helped by support service

The Armed Services Advice Project has been called a "real success story".

13th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity furniture depot hit by flooding

The Edinburgh Furniture Initiative is seeking urgent donations after stock was damaged during flooding last week

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fifty Serco evictions have been halted

Campaigners say evictions are often illegal

8th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Prisoners set to learn first aid skills

A programme to teach prisoners how to save lives is being rolled out after a successful pilot

8th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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50,000 Red Cord Cards distributed in Scotland

Euan's Guide has handed out tens of thousands of cards that highlight the importance of red cords in disabled toilets

8th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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