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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.


Susan Smith reflects on a continuing lack of transparency amongst international aid agencies

Huw Owen talks about being prepared to react when international emergencies happen

Rosie Watson warns that immediate, drastic action is required to successfully limit warming to 1.5 degrees

Linsay Chalmers on how community buyouts have transformed parts of Scotland

Caroline Rance says simultaneous environmental disasters are a dire warning sign


Mary Church says the ban on fracking remains a policy position that needs to become legislation


Conservation volunteer William Torness founded a charity as a way to pass his enthusiasm for the outdoors onto others