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Bulletin Articles
31st August 2005

Building the future

Building the future   As well as being green, energy-efficient buildings are much cheaper in the long run. So why doesn't the government insist that PFI projects are environmentally friendly? Ma…
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Bulletin Articles
31st August 2005

Report calls for Scottish planning action

Report calls for Scottish planning action    31.08.05     An infrastructure crisis and protracted negotiations are slowing the supply of housing in Scotland, according to a new re…
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Research Article
31st August 2005

Proposed Social Venture fund

Proposed Social Venture fund   31.08.05     Social Investment Scotland (SIS) with support from the Equal Development Programme Round 2 recently kicked off a project to investigate the p…
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Bulletin Articles
31st August 2005

Anti-Social Behaviour Awards

Anti-Social Behaviour Awards   31.08.05     The winner and runners-up of the Standing Up to Antisocial Behaviour Awards Scheme have been announced.   In the Community Wardens/Other…
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Bulletin Articles
30th August 2005

Young Scots have their say in spending lottery multi-millions

Young Scots have their say in spending lottery multi-millions   30.08.05     Opening for business today, the Young People’s Fund gives young people in Scotland the chance to direct Na…
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Bulletin Articles
29th August 2005

Forget raw fish and berries, it’s equality that saves lives

Forget raw fish and berries, it's equality that saves lives   Narrowing the gap between rich and poor should be Labour's top priority   Peter Wilby 27.08.05 The Guardian     In …
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Bulletin Articles
27th August 2005

Scots told to scrap bridge tolls to boost economic mobility

Scots told to scrap bridge tolls to boost economic mobility   Susan Downer New Start magazine   26.08.05     Tolls should be scrapped on all bridges in Scotland to help generate ne…
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Bulletin Articles
26th August 2005

More choice for CTF accounts

More choice for CTF accounts   26.08.05     Leeds Credit Union (LCCU) has become the first credit union in the UK to offer a specialist child trust fund account.   Parents looking …
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Bulletin Articles
26th August 2005

Scotland in 2008: the one growth industry is in headless chickens

Scotland in 2008: the one growth industry is in headless chickens   Bill Jamieson Executive Editor The Scotsman 24.08.05     FOR those hoping that relentless changes in enterprise mi…
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Senscot Bulletin
26th August 2005

Senscot Bulletin: 26-08-205

SENSCOT MEMBER'S BULLETIN No. 292, FRIDAY 26th AUGUST 2005 (Going out weekly to over 2700) Dear members and friends, In the short term, luck can be blamed for life's fluctuations - but luck evens out…
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Bulletin Articles
25th August 2005

The Business Development Approach of Ernesto Sirolli

The Business Development Approach of Ernesto Sirolli   Reflections on: Ripples from the Zambezi: Passion, Entrepreneurship, and the Rebirth of Local Economies (151pp. New Society Publishers:1999.…
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Bulletin Articles
25th August 2005

The Hybrid Worker

The Hybrid Worker   Jennifer Williams 25.08.05     A 23-year old mother of two lives on a tough Glasgow estate. Last year her youngest child started school and this still young woman on…