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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.

Scottish third sector groups have called for further devolution of social security powers

MSPs hear call for direct foodbank funding to alleviate food crisis

Reena has found a way out of the slum through the football pitch, proving once again that street soccer can transform lives

​Coroner says man's suicide was a direct result of being found fit for work

Indyref and its aftermath has provided no enduring settlement

Google announces it will match fund first £3.5m donated to its public appeal

​New campaign urges young people to think about the consequences of what they post online

UK government names charity as point of contact for public wanting to home refugees - but charity says it wasn't consulted

Leading human rights groups have warned that the Tories’ proposed trade union bill is “a major attack on civil liberties in the UK”

Martin Johnstone visited Sighthill in 2001 and challenged his own prejudices towards its 3,500 resident asylum seekers. Now, he argues, we must all do the same