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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.

“Volunteering is priceless but I think it is important to recognise that its estimated value to the Scottish economy is £2.3 billion.”

Organisations have failed to resource hiring volunteers

It provides ongoing life-changing care and support services

Homeless people have been informed they are to be removed from their hotel-style accommodation in Edinburgh as Taylor Swift comes to town. 

It makes the claim in a study it has commissioned

Carers have a right to take a break

UK needs to back groups and condemn Israel's continued assault in the region

Scotland's first minister made it one of his key aims of government

Charities and MSPs say more must be done to tackle rural poverty

It features asylum-seekers and people with disabilities getting behind the camera, award-winning feminist animation, international peace-building, protests and pipers