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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.

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Susan Smith has given up alcohol for a year; in honour of Alcohol Awareness Week, she reflects on six months sober

​With the arrival of Global Entrepreneurship Week, new product 'Ditto' aims to provide advice for those looking to start their own social enterprise venture


Andrew Strong believes human rights should be at the heart of health and social care in Scotland

Children in Scotland chief executive​ Jackie Brock writes for TFN following the publication of her report into protecting children from abuse


Theresa Fyffe is calling on the third sector to support RCN Scotland's campaign for longer-term funding for projects that tackle health inequalities

Sue Scotland believes the third sector can help create some of the digital technology that will transform health care

Elaine Chalmers explains why professionals still have much to learn about how to ensure children's lives aren't blighted by bullying

Never before have older people made up as large a proportion of our population as they do today says chief executive of Age Scotland, Brian Sloan