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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.

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

Sarah Thomson visited Malawi where she met with Mary’s Meals and saw the difference a daily meal is making to children the same age as her own