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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.

Built in 1893, the Garrabost Mill was in commercial operation, milling barley and oatmeal for local crofting communities until 1956.

Real risk Scotland's housing emergency becomes the new normal

More than 400 organisations applied to the Glasgow Community Fund for the coming year.


Infants and young to middle aged men are thought to be the most at risk.

As winter bites Scots can't afford to heat and eat

First TFN mag of the year looks at industrial relations in the charity sector

Food Train’s rejected funding application to Glasgow City Council was for a three-year package of support made up of around £150,000 each year until 2026.

Workers at Shelter took part in strike action late last year, with more than 600 staff taking part in the walkout. 

Gorgie Farm in Edinburgh has said that talks are underway.