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A great profile of SEN member @CCInitiatives in the @cl_gazette yesterday.Clydesdale Community Initiatives helps people with complex health needs make a meaningful contribution to their local community. Read more below 👇carlukegazette.co.uk…

About 2 hours ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Bulletin Articles
23rd December 2004

Recycling social enterprise wins largest ever local authority con…

Recycling social enterprise wins largest ever local authority contract   22.12.04     The largest ever local authority environmental services contract to be awarded to a social enterpr…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd December 2004

Tolls abolished for Skye Bridge

Tolls abolished for Skye Bridge    22.12.04     The Scottish Executive has abolished the controversial Skye Bridge tolls. The government announced an end to the charges on Tuesday…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd December 2004

Fear holds back community transport

Fear holds back community transport   22.12.04     Managers of community transport organisations must overcome their 'fear of failure' and become social enterprises, they have been told…
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Bulletin Articles
21st December 2004

Scotland’s poorest communities set for £318m funding boost

Scotland's poorest communities set for £318m funding boost   21.12.04     The Scottish Executive has confirmed a £318 million, three-year funding package to tackle poverty in Scotland…
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Senscot Bulletin
17th December 2004

Senscot Bulletin: 17-12-2004

SENSCOT MEMBER'S BULLETIN No. 259, FRIDAY 17th DECEMBER 2004     Dear members and friends,   When I was wee, I went to stay in the holidays with my 'Nonna in Glasgow' – 19 Fleet Stree…
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Bulletin Articles
17th December 2004

Futurebuilders launch speech

Futurebuilders launch   Speech by Malcolm Chisholm, Minister for Communities At the Soap Shop, Edinburgh 13.12.04     'It gives me great pleasure, for two reasons, to be involved in the…
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Bulletin Articles
16th December 2004

Glossary of Community Capacity building

From: Firm Foundations: The Government's framework for community capacity building (Dec 2004)   Launched at the 'Together We Can' conference, Firm Foundations is the Government framework for com…
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Bulletin Articles
16th December 2004

Community development: an approach based on values and outcomes

From: Firm Foundations: The Government's framework for community capacity building (Dec 2004)   Launched at the 'Together We Can' conference, Firm Foundations is the Government framework for com…
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Bulletin Articles
14th December 2004

Millions to Rethink Rural Development

Millions to Rethink Rural Development   TFN 14.12.04     A £2.2m grant has been awarded today to the Carnegie UK Trust by the Big Lottery Fund to promote rural community development. …
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Bulletin Articles
14th December 2004

Researchers Shine Ray of Hope on Poverty

Researchers Shine Ray of Hope on Poverty   TFN 14.12.04     One hundred years on from its establishment to investigate social deprivation, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation reports today t…
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Bulletin Articles
14th December 2004

Concern over tax incentives for renovating empty premises

Concern over tax incentives for renovating empty premises   Regeneration magazine 14.12.04     The Government has set out plans to expand the scope of regeneration zones to provide busi…
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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2004

Groups call ‘Charge!’ as campaign is launched

Groups call ‘Charge!’ as campaign is launched   TFN 13.12.04   A coalition of transport, environment, student and community groups are launching the 'Get Edinburgh Moving' campaign today…