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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.

Louise Macdonald explains how Young Scot built its new website based on the ways young people behave online

​The Scottish Youth Parliament is teaming up with Children 1st to end child poverty in Scotland

​Stronger communities are being built - and community spirit regained - through a simple yet effective concept which is bringing people together across Scotland

​Angela Morgan says young people's personal development requires focused intervention beyond the classroom

Jackie Brock believes there are key changes to the education system that will ensure poor kids catch up with their richer, more successful peers

Joshua McCormick MSYP met with Tam Baillie, Scotland’s commissioner for children and young people and was left inspired

Ian McLaughlan, chief executive of Youth Scotland, asks if the public really appreciates youth work


Nikki Slowey explains why flexible working can help create a better work-life balance for staff in third sector organisations

It’s Our World is a mass participation arts project. It aims to create the UK’s largest online collection of artwork celebrating the environment