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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.

Charities working to tackle extremism can apply for extra funding through a newly-announced Home Office programme

CFO Lending overcharged customers and took money from their bank accounts without permission

The charity is calling for more prison staff as suicides rise to their highest rate in eight years

Oxfam has found 16% of people who have fled conflict areas ended up in places that are no safer. It is calling for the UK to do more for refugees

A provocative film from an anti-poverty campaign shows the horror of not being able to read to highlight the plight of millions of refugee children

Major moves have been made to end the despised benefit sanctions system in Scotland

Refugees are being denied the chance to reunite with their families after arriving in the UK, a charity has claimed

Scots-based global child hunger charity Mary’s Meals has announced that it is now reaching 1,187,104 of the world’s poorest children with a nutritious daily mea

No tears as hated detention centre closes

The massive gulf between what low paid workers believe is needed for a decent working life and the reality they live with has been laid bare