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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.

Much loved movie star's last job was to do a voice over for this tortoise video which automatically raises money for refugees with every watch

​Edinburgh protest planned against Turkey's oppression

​Vans travel 5,000 miles to provide clothing to refugees in Europe

As Crisis opens its Christmas centres to 4,000 homeless guests, research reveals how one in four homeless people will spend the festive period alone

Fears Scots are sleepwalking into accepting food poverty

Football rivals from Hearts and Hibs teamed up to help feed some of Edinburgh’s most vulnerable people at homeless charity Streetwork’s annual Christmas lunch

Alex Neil the cabinet secretary for social justice addressed third sector organisations discussing how to tackle poverty and inequality with new powers

​MP calls on Iain Duncan Smith to urgently close sanction loophole

Official government statistics show progress on fuel poverty has stalled

​Unique project sees Glasgow artist depict plight of city's homeless in Leonardo da Vinci's classic painting