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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

Susan Smith

Posts by Susan Smith

Campaigns Manager, SCVO
Susan Smith is campaigns manager for the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations. She has worked as a journalist for twenty years across a range of publications including Which, The Scotsman and the Edinburgh Evening News.

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The world should follow Scotland's lead and set ambitious climate change targets

Labour leader Ed Milliband has announced plans for a citizen-led constitutional convention to examine the idea of devolution across the whole UK


Scotland has voted no but what does this mean for the third sector? Our panel of people from across civil society debate the referendum results

Scotland may never be the same again. After yesterday's historic vote, TFN has invited key people from the third sector to discuss what happens now

Alistair Dutton, director of Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) on dreams, pot plants and snowboarding

Susan Smith argues the latest attack on civil society groups that criticise government has gone too far and other politicians must speak out

Councils are not following the spirit of new laws designed to give people more choice and control over their own care, according to a care body

Edinburgh Zoo has released the first pictures and a video of Velu, the first chimpanzee to be born in Scotland in 15 years

Campaigners supporting both sides of the Scottish referendum debate have said they back creating a welfare system that would increase benefits