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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.

Injustice campaigner Brian McKenzie explains why he feels just as strongly about protesting today as he did at any other time

Martin Sime volunteered at a foodbank for a day and discovered why they are an essential part of Scotland's third sector

The Scottish Council of Jewish Communities calls on public bodies to recognise and condemn the rise in antisemitism in Scotland

Philippa Faulkner says people with HIV are disproportionately impacted by welfare reforms

Deirdre Flanigan explains how voluntary organisations can use the United Nations human rights system to improve lives for the people they support

Until inequality is tackled, participation in elections won't increase

Ruth Campbell from Comas believes the referendum is engaging the most vulnerable in our society for the first time ever

We are in danger of missing out young carers in voter registration drives, says Paul Traynor from Carers Trust Scotland

Bill Scott explains why disabled people will be some of the missing million who don't turn up to polling stations in September for the independence referendum

Peter Scott is calling on both sides of the referendum to better engage with people with learning disabilities to help them use their vote well