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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.

Disabled couple Nathan and Robert Gale have won a legal fight after they were refused entry to a gay bar

Call to end low wage and zero-hours contract culture

Charity report uncovers the shocking extent of food bank use

An group of experts has recommended Scotland create its own welfare system regardless of the outcome of September's independence referendum

A new economic model would give support to those who need it most, says left-wing thinktank

Despite evidence pointing to a direct link between foodbanks and benefits cuts, UK ministers continue to deny responsibility say MPSs

Gary Christie from the Scottish Refugee Council explores some of the attitudes that have led Scotland to turn to UKIP

Ruchir Shah says UKIP’s rise shows attitudes in Scotland are not that different to rest of the UK

Pete Latchford believes its time for dads to be brought in from the cold and given equal rights to mums