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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.

A leading conservation charity has announced an innovative volunteering programme as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations.

TFN's snippets of some of the news from rural Scotland

Public inquiry opens into Dart Energy's plans to drill for gas near Stirlin

The European Parliament has backed calls for greater protection of the Arctic

Claims leak was covered up

A campaign group wants to revolutionise rail travel in Scotland by making it cheaper, faster, safer and greener.

​Community groups and projects led by charities are being urged to think of ways to improve public spaces as part of a competition with an £11,000 prize-fund.

Kirstie Shirra, freelance writer and campaigner, and a director of Take One Action film festival on how to use our passion to change the world.

A charity is calling for a pesticide to be permanently banned from use on crops in Scotland after evidence pointed to it harming bumblebees.