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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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Bulletin Articles
29th June 2005

Charities exacerbate homelessness, says Big Issue founder

Charities exacerbate homelessness, says Big Issue founder   Matt Weaver Guardian 28.06.05     Homelessness charities were today accused of worsening the problem they were set up to sol…
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Bulletin Articles
29th June 2005

Top tips for excellence in community regeneration

Top tips for excellence in community regeneration   28.06.05     A new guide to help community regeneration organisations improve the way they work has been launched today by the Scotti…
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Bulletin Articles
28th June 2005

Green light for Lewis wind farm

Green light for Lewis wind farm    28.06.05     Plans to build the largest onshore wind farm in Europe have been approved by a committee of Western Isles Council.   Lewis Wi…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2005

National recycling initiative launched

National recycling initiative launched   Jessica Aldred 27.06.05      A week-long national campaign to encourage more people to recycle was officially launched today alongside a …
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2005

The monster within us all

The monster within us all   Before accusing African leaders of being innately corrupt, Westerners should clean up their act   Will Hutton The Observer Sunday June 26, 2005     T…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2005

Scottish awards for Dynamic Places

Scottish awards for Dynamic Places    24.06.05      A competition that aims to showcase projects that have enhanced Scotland's urban and rural environments was launched this …
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2005

Voluntary sector raps grant rules

Voluntary sector raps grant rules    Jamie Carpenter, 24.06.05     Scotland's small voluntary and community organisations are facing a financial crisis unless the Scottish Execut…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2005

Inverness braced for housing boom

Inverness braced for housing boom    Robert Boddy, 24.06.05     Community housing for up to 10,000 people may be built near Inverness to accommodate the rapid expansion of one of…
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Bulletin Articles
24th June 2005

Homebuy scheme ‘unworkable’

Homebuy scheme ‘unworkable'   Matt Weaver 24.06.05     The government has been forced to concede that its election pledge to allow housing association tenants a share in their proper…
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Bulletin Articles
24th June 2005

Scotland steps up efforts to support ethnic minority entrepreneur…

Scotland steps up efforts to support ethnic minority entrepreneurs   by Gemma Charles New Start magazine 22.06.05     The Scottish Executive has renewed its efforts to encourage ethnic…
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Senscot Bulletin
24th June 2005

Senscot Bulletin: 24-06-2004

SENSCOT MEMBER'S BULLETIN No. 284, FRIDAY 24th JUNE 2005   Dear members and friends,   I'm fascinated by the influence of genes on behaviour and personality – like the piece I did recentl…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd June 2005

Reform group turns up the heat on charity VAT

Reform group turns up the heat on charity VAT   22.06.05   The Charities Tax Reform Group has abandoned its 'softly softly' approach and is to mount a high-profile campaign for changes to V…