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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.

The proportion of people in Scotland who think that same-sex sexual relationships are always or mostly wrong has fallen to 18% - its lowest level ever

Statistics found there had been a 7% increase in reported sexual offences in the past 12 months

Funding to help refugees in Scotland has been announced by the Big Lottery Fund

More than half of LGBT+ people have been victims of hate crime n the past year, a charity has said

Community organisations are being invited to bid for awards of up to £5000 under a fresh wave of Scottish Government funding

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