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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.

Green groups are delighted by the Scottish Government's move to create more marine protected areas

​Many of Scotland's busiest streets are breaking EU laws on air pollution

​The Scottish Government and Sport Relief will fund projects to help children escape child labour and access eduction

UK government faces fines and a health crisis due to failing to meet EU air pollution targets claims campaigners


Gillian Wilson explains why government will have to rethink its approach to international development regardless of the outcome of the referendum

TFN asked third sector international development bodies what kind of future they are looking forward to following the referendum vote

Public should only donate to recognised causes fundraising for Syria says charity regulator

Donating clothes to charity shops is having an unexpected impact on African countries, where people snap up British cast-offs

Figures show air quality in Scotland's biggest cities is not going to improve any time soon