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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Young people embrace the magic of video

Participatory Video: Co-production in Focus – hosted by media co-op – took place at The Gathering this week

21st February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Citizens’ Assembly to get crash course in finance

Members will hear from experts ahead of presenting the Assembly’s first report in May.

20th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Get involved in the Big Lunch

The Big Lunch is the UK’s largest annual get-together for neighbours, an idea from the Eden Project made possible by the National Lottery

20th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity sets date for bike collection drive

Soul Riders and Fore Partnership issue call for spare bikes.

19th February 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Tory immigration policies are “offensive and disastrous”

UK government immigration policies have been savaged as being both “offensive and disastrous”, first minister tells The Gathering

19th February 2020 by Graham Martin

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Voluntary sector is key to transforming Scotland into a happier country

Scotland’s progress must be measured through a growth in the wellbeing and happiness of its people, first minister tells The Gathering

19th February 2020 by Graham Martin

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Get set for The Gathering

Anna Fowlie looks forward to The Gathering, which takes place this week at the SEC in Glasgow

18th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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All set for The Gathering

Thousands of representatives from Scotland's voluntary sector will descend on the SEC this week

18th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Views of victims of crime sought

Victim Support Scotland is looking for those affected by crime to help shape the future of support services

17th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Helping to make lasting change

Jonny Kinross details the Grassmarket Community Project's approach to creating community

17th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Why victims need to know more about their rights

Kate Wallace launches Victims Awareness Week, with a call for more to be done to ensure communication with victims is clear

17th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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New horizon for Wise Group

Sean Duffy reflects on a new chapter as the Wise Group has taken the decision to move from its current premises

14th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Still time to apply for IoD awards

Third sector directors are being invited to apply for an awards ceremony that celebrates creative leadership

14th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Misconduct claims at LGBT charity

OSCR has taken action against the Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Community Project Limited after identifying a number of concerns

14th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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The UK in 2020: where poor families just get poorer

The poorest families have fallen even deeper into poverty over the past eight years

13th February 2020 by Graham Martin

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Formal consultation seeking people’s views on mental health law launched

John Scott QC gives an update on a review of mental health law in Scotland

12th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Winter Kitchen boosts homeless support

Recovery organisations have teamed up with local businesses to ensure homeless people have the support they need during the day

12th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity gets justice for disabled woman sacked after losing an eye

Zara Sutherland lost her job at a Fife beauty salon after being the victim of an assault

11th February 2020 by Gareth Jones

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