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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.

Scotland's charity regulator has defended its decision to grant charity status to the £8m redevelopment of Scotland's oldest rugby club ground

Scottish MP calls for energy companies to stop excessive charges for prepaid meter users

Disabled people are being turned down for discretionary housing payments, despite being given priority status

Opposition mounts to the building of a new school in a park in Edinburgh's Portobello in the face of plans to change the law to enable it to go ahead

New powers from Westminister will allow the Scottish Government to create a fund to cover all bedroom tax payments

Right-to-buy legislation in Scotland will be abolished sooner than expected

Controversy over the the bedroom tax is clouding other equally important housing issues

​Over 70,000 Scottish households have been forced to apply for discretionary housing payment