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The home of father-friendly news, thoughts and creative insights from FNS and our guest bloggers. Let us know what you think – and if you’ve got an idea for a blog post you’d like to write for us, get in touch with FNS!

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Dads wanted for research

Want to see dads more accurately represented in TV advertising? Got a child under four? Why not take part in some new research? SHANNEN DERWIN explains...

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Year of the Dad - thank you & let's keep going!

As the Year of the Dad reaches its conclusion, NICK THORPE looks at what was achieved – and what we might hope for in 2017 and beyond.

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Stub it Out

After 5th December 2016, it is illegal in Scotland to smoke in the car with children. Ash Scotland offers support to help dads and others to stub out the habit for good as the new law takes effect.

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In Praise of Dads - Jo Swinson TEDx

As UK government minister and MP for East Dunbartonshire until 2015, JO SWINSON'S proudest achievement was introducing shared parental leave. In this passionate & pragmatic TEDx talk, she shows how children, parents and our economy all benefit when dads play their full role in family life.

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Running 10K for David's Family

MEMBERS of the Fathers Network Scotland team are putting on their running shoes on to take part in the Edinburgh Men's Health 10K. We'll be raising money to support the family of our beloved friend and CEO David Drysdale, who died from cancer in July at the age of 50.

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Launch of New Dads Workshops

Fathers Network Scotland unveils employers new dads workshops - to help employees with transition to fatherhood

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The story so far - AGM Sept 2016

AGM of Fathers Network Scotland and a glimpse of some of the memorable moments so far in Year of the Dad - Scotland's celebration of the difference a great dad can make.

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David Drysdale's Funeral

Following the death of our CEO David Drysdale on Monday 4th July, his family have announced that his funeral will be at 4.00 pm on Friday 15th July in the Lorimer...

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David Drysdale has died

David Drysdale, the much-loved founder of Fathers Network Scotland and Year of the Dad, has died, aged 50.

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Join our Board!

Download this document as PDFFathers Network Scotland (FNS) wishes to appoint volunteer members for its non-Executive Board to provide strategic leadership and take the organisation to the next stage of its development....

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