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Cultural Social Enterprise Network (CSEN)
Date: 21st Dec 2007
The first initiative of the newly formed CSEN is to establish a Business Lunch Club that will meet regularly to discuss key topics. ...more

Unltd hopes to profit from its new chair
Social Enterprise
Date: 20th Dec 2007
Unltd, the foundation for social entrepreneurs, has welcomed a new chair. ...more

Blears backs asset transfers
Social Enterprise
Date: 20th Dec 2007
Communities and local government secretary Hazel Blears praised the power of social enterprises to find solutions to rural challenges as she launched the latest round of asset transfer projects at the Plunkett Foundation's Rural Social Enterprise conference in November....more

Dormant bank account bill leaves questions unanswered
Social Enterprise
Date: 20th Dec 2007
Legislation has finally been introduced to Parliament that will see money from dormant bank accounts used to fund social works. ...more

Name of £130m community funding programme announced
Third Sector
Date: 20th Dec 2007
The Government announced this week that its £130m community funding programme will be called Grassroots Grants. ...more

Glasgow design company wins international social enterprise award
Times Online
Date: 13th Dec 2007
The 2007 Oxford University 21st Century Challenge, an international social enterprise competition run by the world renowned Saïd Business School and open to companies looking to develop both commercial and sustainable new ventures, has been won by a Glasgow based design consultancy. ...more

Dragons’ Den and Trade Fair Paper
ABSEN
Date: 7th Dec 2007
Communities Scotland has made funding available to ABSEN for the purposes of running a trade fair and a Dragon’s Den. The paper contains recommendations of how this funding should be spent together with a draft programme for the event....more

Awards
British Urban Regeneration
Date: 6th Dec 2007
WINNER (Category B): Royston Road Project, Glasgow, Scotland...more

SURF celebrates success
SURF
Date: 6th Dec 2007
The best examples of community regeneration in Scotland, benefiting people from Wick to Hawick, are celebrated in this year’s SURF awards....more
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