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“Councillors should take note, and the only way that’s going to become a reality is through social housing."

At this year’s local council elections, Sustrans Scotland is calling on parties and candidates to show the leadership needed to transform communities for the better and for everyone.

Cycle from Glasgow to Edinburgh to help raise funds for Social Bite

STUC general secretary, Roz Foyer, called for the “largest broad alliance” to unite in seeking urgent support for those most in need across Scotland.

A report published by the University of Hull highlights that there are vital lessons for policy makers as mutual aid provides a template for engaging communities in a more meaningful way. 

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has suggested the cost of living crisis across Britain is fuelling a new rush for information.

TFN's guide to charity council election manifestos


The manifesto claims that local economic development should be focused on creating high quality, secure jobs.

Mag looks at foodbanks and the cost of living crisis and the brilliant work of Community Jobs Scotland over the past decade