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A real reverse takeover of the Labour party
The Guardian, by Aditya Chakrabortty
Date: 29th Sep 2016

More fluent than last year, but miles off actual oratory; snappier lines, but hardly an epigrammatist – Jeremy Corbyn is never going to conform to the lobby’s platonic ideal of what a politician should be. 

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Jeremy Corbyn – a mainstream [Scandinavian] social democrat
Open Democracy, by Jonas Fossli Gjersø
Date: 23rd Sep 2016

If there is such a thing as a ‘best practice approach’ in public policy the Nordic model would probably be it and, at any measure, a useful benchmark for Britain to move towards.

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The letter the Daily Express didn’t want you to see
Refugee Council
Date: 21st Sep 2016

Last week, the Daily Express ran a series of hostile stories about asylum seekers.

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Kinghorn’s unique eco cemetery plans with views to die for!
Fife Today, by Tanya Scoon
Date: 21st Sep 2016

With its picturesque lochside setting and stunning scenery it’s an idyllic setting for a final resting place.

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Donald Trump’s golf course suffers mobile sand dune damage
The Scotsman
Date: 21st Sep 2016

Donald Trump’s controversial Aberdeenshire golf course has been damaged by mobile sand dunes, according to staff.

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I remember the welfare state being built. A divided Labour cannot save it
The Guardian, by Harry Leslie Smith
Date: 21st Sep 2016

As the date for the Labour conference grows closer, like dark clouds gathering on the horizon, my thoughts are focused on the social and economic injustices from our nation’s history that helped form this party’s progressive political ideology.

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Grassroots projects to benefit from increased community fund
Third Force News, by Gavin Stuart
Date: 21st Sep 2016
Community organisations are being invited to bid for awards of up to £5000 under a fresh wave of Scottish Government funding.
 
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Senscot Bulletin Intro
Senscot
Date: 12th Sep 2016

During September, I got 2 weeks in the marvellous heat and light of Andalusia – building resistance to the coldness and darkness to come. If I had the means I’d probably spend more time in Southern Spain – not only for the sun – also the people. 

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