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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.

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. 

Cyrenians will welcome Mr MacLean after ten years as director of finance at Edinburgh University Students’ Association. 

The Energy Bill Relief Scheme currently runs until the end of March, and is now set to be replaced by the Energy Bill Discount Scheme (EBDS) from April 1. 

An MP called the forced switch "morally repugnant"


“The lives of those we support will worsen as a result of its closure - as well as leading to the loss of 4 jobs.”

She became a member of staff in 2012 and has led the charity through a decade of growth. 

“This is a crucial decade for action on the climate crisis so Ministers must ensure that the plan sets an end date for fossil fuels and commits to phasing out oil and gas."

Stonewall Scotland raised concerns about reported attempts to block the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill.