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Crime rates half after introduction of wardens
sunday herald
Date: 28th Apr 2005
joint venture between housing association tenants and police being studied as  potential solution to scourge of neighbourhood crime.
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Shares in the Wind
TFN
Date: 27th Apr 2005
Ethical finance company Triodos Bank launches share issue allowing people to invest in the flourishing renewable energy industry....more

Community groups face land purchase obstacle
Senscot, Angus Hardie
Date: 27th Apr 2005
Executive’s interpretation of Land Reform Act 'may impede buy-outs'...more

Inquiry into Edinburgh brownfield development
Planning Resource magazine
Date: 26th Apr 2005
Public inquiry to begin into plans for shopping arcade and offices on one of capital's last city centre gap sites. ...more

Clubs unite to tackle sectarianism
Regeneration magazine
Date: 26th Apr 2005
Rangers and Celtic partnership to tackle problem of religious intolerance and sectarianism among young people in Scotland ...more

Scots kids reject UK identity
Regeneration & Renewal
Date: 25th Apr 2005
Pupils in Scottish schools see themselves as Scottish rather than British. ...more

Charities decry lottery funding of school meals plan
Annie Kelly
Date: 21st Apr 2005
"Anyone who buys a lottery ticket believes their money is going to good causes.."

 

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Executive considers URC status for Irvine
New Start magazine
Date: 21st Apr 2005
Plans are under way for an urban regeneration company in one of the most deprived areas of Scotland. ...more

Long-term funding pledge to voluntary sector
Regeneration & Renewal
Date: 20th Apr 2005

Long-term funding pledge for Northen Ireland gives independence  and may pave the way for Scotland.

 

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Cities targeted by Scottish Enterprise
Regeneration & Renewal
Date: 20th Apr 2005
Scottish Enterprise  to draw up metropolitan plans for the cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee. ...more

Micro firms 'have big impact on local economy'
Jamie Carpenter
Date: 20th Apr 2005
Micro-sized businesses just as important to local economies as larger ones. ...more

Community groups told to use assets to build influence
Julian Dobson
Date: 20th Apr 2005
need to forge links with housing associations to build financial clout, activists and voluntary sector leaders told ...more

EMEC launch new website
Ethnic Minorities Enterprise Centre
Date: 13th Apr 2005

www.emecglasgow.org.uk

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When listening is the best medicine
Senscot
Date: 11th Apr 2005
The new Scottish Health Council involves local communities in designing their own healthcare provision. ...more

Flexi-time boosts female doctors
The Scotsman
Date: 11th Apr 2005
Scottish doctors set to soar after new family-friendly working conditions agreed to help them stay on after having children. ...more

Capital gearing up for £3m parking plan fight
Gareth Rose
Date: 11th Apr 2005

Objectors and council chiefs prepare to go head-to-head over plans for massive expansion of Edinburgh`s parking restrictions.

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Fresh victory hope in beauty spot battle
Frank Urqhart
Date: 11th Apr 2005

Campaign to prevent beauty spot on Royal Deeside, made famous by Queen Victoria, from being destroyed by a new granite quarry.

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Futurebuilders feedback sought
Senscot
Date: 8th Apr 2005
Fund for investment in social enterprise to be reviewed in light of experience of first phase ...more

£20 million for contaminated land clean up
Scottish Executive
Date: 6th Apr 2005
Scotland's councils will receive a share of cash to clean up polluted land at former industrial sites over the next two years....more

Triodos declares annual profit rise
Third Sector
Date: 6th Apr 2005
17 per cent increase for bank which makes loans only to charities and social businesses...more

Scottish charities forge ahead on ‘community spirit’
Third Sector
Date: 6th Apr 2005
Scots are most generous givers in UK, according to Institute of Fundraising research. ...more

Scottish Executive in firing line on SCVO HQ
Jane Potter
Date: 6th Apr 2005
£1.7m cost of building criticised by local Inverness charity...more

Ministers refuse to fund Edinburgh tram route
Planning Resource
Date: 5th Apr 2005
Residents' overwhelming rejection of road tolls in a referendum looks to have ended hopes of creating a third tram route in the city. ...more

‘Everyone’ says Go Organic
TF e-news
Date: 4th Apr 2005
Scottish environment groups call on government to for action to cut climate pollution from farming...more

Young entrepreneurs to study in Scotland
Scottish Executive.
Date: 2nd Apr 2005
American and Scots entrepreneurs of the future will make links at international business programme this summer. ...more

Charities decry lottery funding of school meals plan
Annie Kelly
Date: 2nd Apr 2005
row over proposed use of £45m of lottery money to fund government programme...more

Futurebuilders Scotland makes first awards
Senscot
Date: 1st Apr 2005
The new Scottish Executive programme for investing social economy sector has given investment grants to five projects....more
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