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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 October 2005

Green practice ‘central to tourism growth’

Green practice 'central to tourism growth' 31.10.05 The benefits of sustainable and green practices in tourism are to be promoted in Scotland’s first National Park. Tourism businesses operating in t…
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Bulletin Articles
31st October 2005

Designs on Scotland’s cities

Designs on Scotland's cities   31.10.05     Top designer Jane Ripley, with extensive experience in film, television and exhibitions, has been appointed to lead a major festival of desig…
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Bulletin Articles
31st October 2005

GHA ‘too hasty’ over control move

GHA 'too hasty' over control move    31.10.05     A housing association's decision to remove management powers from local tenants' organisations has been criticised by the communi…
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Bulletin Articles
30th October 2005

Edinburgh’s carbuncles to go in revamp

Edinburgh's carbuncles to go in revamp A massive overhaul of the Scottish capital is under way - but will it remain 'the most beautiful' city in the world? Ruaridh Nicoll 30.10.05The Observer It the…
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Bulletin Articles
29th October 2005

Lottery fund for community assets

Lottery fund for community assets  Nick Loney, Regeneration & Renewal28.10.05 A fund to help communities build or improve assets such as village halls will be launched next year by National …
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Bulletin Articles
29th October 2005

Recycling facility for Inverclyde

Recycling facility for Inverclyde 28.10.05 A £4 million plant that will turn household waste into valuable resources was officially opened in Inverclyde today. Materials collected from over 40,000 ho…
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Research Article
28th October 2005

A strategy for social enterprise – update October 2005

A strategy for social enterprise   Social economy unit Communities Scotland   update 27.10.05     At the Voluntary Sector and Social Economy Debate in the Scottish Parliament on 1…
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Bulletin Articles
28th October 2005

Europe ruling threatens to kill off local tenant power

Europe ruling threatens to kill off local tenant power  Stephen StewartThe Herald28.10.05   The future for the tenant control of homes in Glasgow will be decided later today. Thousands of t…
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Senscot Bulletin
28th October 2005

Senscot Bulletin: 28-10-2005

SENSCOT MEMBER'S BULLETIN No. 301, FRIDAY 28th OCTOBER 2005 Dear members and friends, In the hills behind the Costa del Sol – clinging to the slopes of the steep Genal Valley – are a series of sp…
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Bulletin Articles
28th October 2005

Time to channel human potential

Time to channel human potential  Laurence Demarco, Regeneration & Renewal 28 October 2005 Communities minister David Miliband has recently been promoting a radical 'communitarian' agenda. A…
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Bulletin Articles
27th October 2005

New taskforce to help voluntary sector get involved in health and…

New taskforce to help voluntary sector get involved in health and social care 19.10.2005 A new taskforce to help not-for-profit organisations pitch for health and social care work, was announced today…
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Bulletin Articles
27th October 2005

Investment in innovative services for patients in Scotland

Investment in innovative services for patients in Scotland   27.10.05     The investment was announced as Deputy Health Minister, Lewis Macdonald, visited the construction site of the M…