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This week's Senscot Bulletin includes:📢 Feedback from yesterday's SE Ref Group meeting in Perth📝 Latest Senscot Briefing📋 @NHS_HS report on food poverty📝 A look back at the series of @CommHealth_Blog briefings🔥🇬🇧🔥 Update on Brexit➡️senscot.net/senscot-…⬅️ pic.twitter.com/OLMz…

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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.

Our archive offers an overview of the development of the social enterprise community in Scotland and is fully searchable, making it a valuable and unique resource.

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Bulletin Articles
31st March 2005

Futurebuilders to get extra cash

Futurebuilders to get extra cash   31.03.05   Futurebuilders, the investment fund to encourage voluntary sector public service innovation, will continue at least until 2008.   The exten…
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2005

Minister joins in trusts dispute

Minister joins in trusts dispute   Mathew Little Third Sector magazine 30.03.05     Charities minister Fiona Mactaggart has joined the growing clamour about the Charity Commission's dec…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2005

How would Confucius vote?

How would Confucius vote?   As the election nears, politicians are too busy being nasty to realise that that's not what we want from them   Will Hutton The Observer 27.03.05   When C…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2005

Voluntary sector to get fairer deal

Voluntary sector to get fairer deal    Jamie Carpenter Regeneration & Renewal29.03.05     Voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations bidding for public service cont…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2005

CICs originator calls controls heavy-handed

CICs originator calls controls heavy-handed   Lack of tax benefits criticised, as first regulator is appointed   29.03.05    The originator of the Community Interest Company, the…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2005

Scotland ‘would benefit from more social enterprises’

Scotland 'would benefit from more social enterprises' 30.03.05   Social enterprises in Scotland today challenged local politicians and parliamentary candidates to support this increasingly…
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Senscot Bulletin
24th March 2005

Senscot Bulletin: 25-03-2005

SENSCOT MEMBER'S BULLETIN No. 271, FRIDAY 25th MARCH 2005   (Going out weekly to over 2500; searchable archive of bulletins at web-site, www.senscot.net)   Dear members and friends,   …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd March 2005

Community Webnet Launch

Community Webnet Launch   22.03.05   Thursday 24th March marks the launch of a new website to help community groups carry out local sustainable development projects.   The Community We…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd March 2005

Why the fairer sex are still the poorer

Why the fairer sex are still the poorer      Sukhvinder Stubbs Regeneration & Renewal 18.03.05     It annoys me when people talk about feminism in the past tense, as if …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd March 2005

Fears for future of town hall

Fears for the Future of Penicuik Town Hall   23.03.05     Midlothian Council's decision to remove the Council Office, the Registrar's Office and the Court Office from Penicuik Town Hall…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd March 2005

Manifesto will press for lottery funding for social enterprises

Manifesto will press for lottery funding for social enterprises   Third Sector Magazine 23.03.05     The Big Lottery Fund should fund social enterprise as well as the traditional volun…
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Bulletin Articles
21st March 2005

Affordable homes snapped up and sold on

Affordable homes snapped up and sold on   22.03.05     Affordable homes in Edinburgh developments are being snapped up by property investors for huge profits, it has been claimed.  …