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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.

“We urge Aberdeen councillors to urgently demonstrate their commitment to the Torry community and ensure that together we can continue to support the children who need us the most.”

A decision by minister Grant Shapps on whether or not to approve the field is expected imminently.

They want to pause council tax charges, Universal Credit debt and rent arrears

Creative Scotland faces having to use £7m from its £17m national lottery reserves to preserve “standstill” funding agreements for 120 organisations.


Big Noise Douglas, run by the charity Sistema Scotland, helps young people reach their full potential through music and a wider support programme.


Investment worth £105million has been agreed to boost the number of affordable homes in Scotland.

They plan a #CareDontCut day of action in Midlothian

Resources become tighter yet more pressure on services