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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.

 
Juliet Harris, director of Together, analyses the decision to raise the minimum age children can be convicted of a crime

 
Rhona Cunningham reminds us that for thousands of children growing up in poverty, snow storms meant being cold and hungry

 
As he advances towards his 100th year, Norman Hutchison isn't giving up volunteering yet

 
Junior Award Scheme for Schools volunteer Fraser Munro examines the scheme's Malaysian rollout

 
Charlotte Bray was in her element at Capital Sci-Fi Con, a fundraiser in aid of Children's Hospices Across Scotland

 
Rhona Cunningham critiques the Department for Work and Pensions consultation on child maintenance and urges people to respond

 
Jim Sweeney, chief executive of YouthLink Scotland, looks at what can be achieved through the Year of Young People

 
Ellie Hutchinson, of The Empowerment Project, said that stipulations set by the Government means Scottish organisations will miss out on vital funding

 

 
Magdalena Grzymkowska, of the Polish Women Support Network, looks at what needs to be done to help protect women within the community from abuse