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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

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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.

Justice secretary Liz Truss confirmed proposals to replace the Act with a British Bill of Rights

The Scottish Government must not squander a historic chance to shelter vulnerable people against the worst excesses of the punitive sanctions regime

Over 6,000 SCIAF campaigners have urged Scotland’s First Minister to do more to protect the world’s poorest people

The founder of one of Scotland’s largest and most high profile foodbanks has been charged with fraud

A charity’s director has met inmates at Shotts Prison as he asks people to “go the extra mile” to fight poverty and injustice.

Poverty over the school holidays has lead to more families turning to foodbanks this summer and has left foodbanks in desperate need of donations

This short and moving film examines the reality of life for 15 families that fled Syrian as refugees and are now living on the Isle of Bute

The Social Bite cafe, which donates its profits to homeless causes, has seen a tenfold increase in its corporate catering business.

Regular customers will be able to pay meals forward for homeless people who will also be offered training opportunities with top chef Martin Wishart

The report into the independent review into the governance of Citizens Advice Scotland has been published calling for a total overhaul of the board