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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.

​Public policy has to empower people to do things for themselves says a major new study

Voluntary sector ranks highest in care home provision

Niall Iain Macdonald who has had to abandon his epic fundraising attempt after being struck by a wave

Rape Crisis Scotland says Scottish Citylink may have breached its duty of care

Councils have a long way to go to help people with care needs access their legal right to control their own support

Change in access laws will benefit disabled, says charity

​Alzheimer Scotland has called for changes to dementia care procedures after a report revealed a series of failings in the current system

Council pulls funding on charity-run employment service

Requests for help to Samaritans hit a five-year-high last year as its volunteer numbers reached a 10-year peak

A new campaign is urging the Scottish Medicines Consortium to approve a life-extending treatment for breast cancer despite the cost