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Since 2004, we have accumulated and curated an archive of over 12,000 news articles, comment pieces, academic research and newspaper editorials which relate to social enterprise in Scotland and further afield.

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30th June 2004

Call for Minister for Sustainable Development

Call for Minister for Sustainable Development   30.06.04     Sustainable development should rocket up the Executive agenda and have a designated cabinet minister with responsibility for…
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30th June 2004

North-south gap growing, says report

North-south gap growing, says report   30.06.04     The economic gulf separating the north and south of Britain is widening, with the country's poor becoming poorer, according to resea…
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30th June 2004

Aberdeen Foyer CEO wins Social Entrepreneur of The Year Award

Aberdeen Foyer CEO wins Social Entrepreneur of The Year Award   Aberdeen Foyer Chief Executive, Ken Milroy, was presented with the Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2004 at …
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30th June 2004

Co-op welcomes report on renewable energy development

Co-op welcomes report on renewable energy development   30.06.04     'Community ownership needs to be at the heart of renewable energy development in Scotland'   Co-operation &…
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30th June 2004

Call for £400m Investment in Employability

Call for £400m Investment in Employability   30.06.04   Three of Scotland's leading social welfare charities have joined forces to call on the Executive to save up to £400m of public money…
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30th June 2004

Funds available for ‘greening’ community projects

Funds available for 'greening' community projects   30.06.04     Community groups interested in greening their local environment may be able to benefit from the Central Scotland Forest …
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30th June 2004

Central Scotland is test bed for first three Urc pathfinders

Central Scotland is test bed for first three Urc pathfinders   30.06.04     Three areas of Scotland's central belt have been named as the first places north of the border to test the u…
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Bulletin Articles
28th June 2004

Scots given opportunity to take over national forests

Scots given opportunity to take over national forests   Susan Downer & Rosie Niven 28.06.04     The Forestry Commission Scotland is to consult on a new scheme to allow communities …
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28th June 2004

EU red tape stifles community action

EU red tape stifles community action   28.06.04     Community groups capable of delivering neighbourhood renewal are deterred from applying for European grants because of excessive red …
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28th June 2004

Devolved powers ‘must go to deprived groups’

Devolved powers ‘must go to deprived groups’   By Heather Greig-Smith 28.06.04   Any devolution of decision-making to local communities must avoid exacerbating social division by giving …
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28th June 2004

Take volunteers seriously, urges guidance

Take volunteers seriously, urges guidance    Heather Greig-Smith 28.06.04     Too often voluntary and community organisations (VCOs) are not considered “serious contenders” fo…
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25th June 2004

Don’t give up on the local leaders

Don't give up on the local leaders   Will the government lose its nerve over community-led regeneration? Bishop of Liverpool James Jones hopes not - and reflects on his own experience of the new …