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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.

ChildLine names Nick Brain its volunteer of the year for driving the 100 mile round trip from Arbroath to Aberdeen every week to make his shift

70% of LGB young people and 77% of transgender young people still experience bullying in school

A survey of UK food charities has found they struggle to meet demand during peak times and don't have the resources to distribute fresh produce

Martin Johnstone explains why he is calling on the Scottish Government to increase benefits and give food poor Scots their dignity back

​Two Glasgow schools will offer lunch and activities for children and their families

​Susan O'Brien QC says she cannot reassure the public that Scotland's national child abuse inquiry will be conducted independently of government

David Drysdale passed away on Monday following a battle with cancer

An independent group of experts on food poverty has called on the Scottish Government to increase benefits rather than fund foodbanks

Hanna McCulloch says new child poverty figures are a reminder that the Scottish and UK Governments have plenty to fix regardless of Brexit

Children's charities from Scotland and the UK say effort must now be made to protect and promote children’s rights