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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.

Ten years, ten charity victories

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2004

2004

The first third sector Gatheringsees 2500 people come to the SECC

2005

2005

Make Poverty History saw 200,000 people march through Edinburgh against world poverty

2006

2006

The Scottish smoking ban is introduced following vigorous campaigning from Ash Scotland and other health charities

2006

2006

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator opens its doors, hailing the introduction of independent Scottish charity law

2009

2009

Environmentalists celebrated the success of lobbying for green targets with the passing of the world-leading Climate Change (Scotland) Act

2009

2009

The Scottish Wildlife Trust began the first mammal reintroduction programme in the UK with the start of the Scottish Beaver Trial at Knapdale

2010

2010

Intensive campaigning from Alzheimer Scotland leads to the first national dementia strategy, guaranteeing 12 months post-diagnostic support and leading the UK in care for older people

2010

2010

Volunteers from British Red Cross, WRVS and others support hundreds of Scots isolated due to dramatic snow storms

2012

2012

Groundbreaking homelessness legislation comes into effect ending unintentional homelessness in Scotland

2014

2014

The Scottish Parliament votes to introduce gay marriage after 15 years of campaigning from Scottish charities

 

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