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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.

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30th November 2005

More lottery funding for buy-outs

More lottery funding for Scottish buy-outs    Ben Walker Regeneration & Renewal 29.11.05     Scottish communities wishing to purchase land for communal use have won a multi-…
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30th November 2005

Call for 60,000 extra social rented homes

Call for 60,000 extra social rented homes   Sara Gaines Guardian 30.11.05     Homeless families today delivered a 60,000-strong petition to Downing Street urging Gordon Brown to use hi…
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29th November 2005

Is it time for funders to dump grants in favour of investments?

'Is it time for funders to dump grants in favour of investments?'   The Burning Issue Third Force News 25.11.05   The Big Lottery Fund announced this week that it is moving away from grant g…
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29th November 2005

Confidence trick

Confidence trick   Annie Gunner Third Force News 25.11.05     A CONFERENCE I attended in Glasgow recently featured a keynote address by Dr Carol Craig, author of The Scots' Crisis of Co…
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29th November 2005

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?   Stephen Maxwell Third Force News 25.11.05     Last week TFN noted Social Enterprise Week with a special centre page feature spread. In celebration of the event a m…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2005

Millions ‘lost’ from common good land

Millions ‘lost’ from common good land  Martyn McLaughlinThe Herald28.11.05   LAND given to the people of Scotland worth hundreds of millions of pounds has been sold or neglected as a res…
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29th November 2005

Single survey to reform home buying system

Single survey to reform home buying system   29.11.05   House hunters and private sector tenants will have better information and new rights under plans approved by the Parliament.   Th…
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29th November 2005

West to get almost £6 million in Euro cash

West to get almost £6 million in Euro cash   29.11.05     The West of Scotland is to benefit from an additional £5.72 million of European funding, it has been announced.   The e…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2005

Tenants rushing to submit transfer ballots

Tenants rushing to submit transfer ballots 29.11.05 Edinburgh City Council Tenants are rushing to return their ballot papers in the vote to decide whether the Edinburgh City Council's 23,000 houses wi…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2005

Greenspace Scotland network expands

Greenspace Scotland network expands 29.11.05 Rhona Brankin, Deputy Minister for the Environment, today welcomed Copperworks Housing Co-operative as the first member of the newly expanded Greenspace Sc…
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Bulletin Articles
28th November 2005

Right-to-buy delay in Scots Highlands

Right-to-buy delay in Scots Highlands    28.11.05     Right-to-buy is being suspended in communities across the Scottish Highlands as part of a move to address the shortage of aff…
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Bulletin Articles
26th November 2005

First ever social enterprise day a winner

First ever social enterprise day a winner 25.11.05 Match Winners, a guide to encourage collaboration between the private sector and social enterprises was launched last Thursday as part of the first e…