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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 high profile think tank and campaign group has been thrown into turmoil by the decision of its founder to speak at a pro-independence rally.

Community Service Volunteers has rebranded to Volunteering Matters

​Scots among those listed as missing by Red Cross

​Former IT worker abandons hunger strike for a light supper followed by a "massive breakfast"

​Founder of social enterprise says group directors are going against ethos of founding principles by taking part in work-for-benefits scheme


Co-op group cites increasing competition for being unable to sustain support for fairtrade products

​Housing issues to the fore as public invited to grill local politicians

Pledges to devolve welfare and to abolish the Lobbying Act have been welcomed by third sector leaders