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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.


Sarah Paterson calls on all youth workers to get involved in the #InvestInYouthWork campaign

Martin Dorchester says that those fighting knife crime down south could learn lessons from what has happened in Scotland


Beth Webb of Soil Association Scotland argues that a definition of good food must be at the heart of the Good Food Nation consultation

Martin Crewe says that Scotland has moved on from the smacking debate, as plans to offer children protection from assault progress

Louisa adopted school-age Polly after her sons left home and she realised she wanted another child - two year's later her daughter has flourished

Susan Hunter on why we should value kinship carers

Warren Hughes on how a play will look at the perils of youth gambling

Catherine Dempsey on how young disabled man Thembelani won £4,000 to follow his DJing and photography dreams