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Poverty must be the key issue of the general election

Poverty must be put at the heart of the UK general election battle, charity campaigners have said

19th November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charities team up for child mental health programme

Pilot scheme aims to improve the wellbeing of schoolchildren in Edinburgh.

19th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Youngsters pledge to take on climate change

The #IWill4Nature campaign has called on Scottish councils to ensure that young people play a meaningful role in tackling the climate crisis

19th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New zero waste mobile shop set to be created

A social enterprise is crowdfunding as it aims to expand plastic free shopping across the west of Scotland

19th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New era for Fife Gingerbread

The charity had been fighting for its future but is now planning to develop after securing a new home and appointing a new boss

19th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Child prostitution charity wins Mother Teresa award

Free a Girl has helped 4,500 young women escape from forced sex work in India.

18th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Storytelling can benefit children

The power of storytelling is being highlighted to mark the start of Adoption Week Scotland 2019

18th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Public toilet closures leading to social isolation

Elderly people are disproportionately affected by the cuts, Age Scotland says.

18th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity trustee admits murdering fellow board member

Jonathan Christopher Stasiuk has been jailed for more than 24 years for the murder of Gerard White

18th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Young cancer survivors star in festive campaign

The CLIC Sargent appeal shows the harsh reality faced by children with cancer over the festive period.

18th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity launches Christmas appeal for Scotland’s children

Aberlour calls for “lifesaving” donations ahead of festive period.

18th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Road safety charity says: leave car at home

The plea coincides with road safety week

18th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Restoring peatland can help reduce carbon emissions

A single wildfire doubled Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions, showing the importance of Scotland's natural habitat

18th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Minister hears the benefits of the Real Living Wage

SCVO's role as a Real Living Wage employer was recognised by a Scottish Government minister

15th November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Ten parties consider Gorgie City Farm bid

A range of charities and commercial organisations are examining whether to take on the site of the former community farm

15th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Universal Credit forcing women to prostitution

​Women are being forced to offer "survival sex" in order to feed their families

15th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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TFN Guide to running a charity or social enterprise is out now!

Don't miss it - TFN Guide 2019 is out now!

15th November 2019 by TFN

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Social Security Scotland to avoid using DWP’s toxic terminology

Research shows certain language stigmatises claimants

15th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Brownie gets supermarket to ban straws

A nine-year-old girl has managed to get her local Asda to stop using plastic straws

15th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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