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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2005

Scottish parliament splits public opinion

Scottish parliament splits public opinion   Matt Weaver Guardian 13.12.05   The controversial new Scottish parliament is one of Britain's best-loved buildings according to a new poll out to…
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Bulletin Articles
11th December 2005

Credit unions set to launch banking services

Credit unions set to launch banking services   12.12.05     Credit unions are set to offer banking services in a move to tackle financial exclusion.   The Association of British …
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Bulletin Articles
9th December 2005

Jobs, not design, are basis of city growth

Jobs, not design, are basis of city growth  Regeneration & Renewal09.12.05 The Urban Task Force has ignored the key role of economics in the revival of our cities, say Max Nathan and Liz Tro…
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Bulletin Articles
9th December 2005

Chancellor backs land-value levy

Chancellor backs land-value levy    Ben Walker Regeneration & Renewal 09.12.05     A levy to capture the uplift in the value of land after it is given planning permission was…
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Bulletin Articles
9th December 2005

Why big schemes should think small

Why big schemes should think small  Laurence Demarco, Regeneration & Renewal09 December 2005  My interest in regeneration is mainly about how the influence of local people and the commun…
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Senscot Bulletin
9th December 2005

Senscot Bulletin: 09-12-2005

SENSCOT MEMBER’S BULLETIN No. 306, FRIDAY 9th DECEMBER 2005 Dear members and friends, The good rare feelings visit at the oddest times.  In the supermarket checkout this week I get behind an o…
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Bulletin Articles
8th December 2005

Treasury maps Credit Unions and CDFIs

Treasury maps Credit Unions and CDFIs   08.12.05     The treasury this week published maps of the location of credit unions and Community Development Finance Institutions against areas …
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Bulletin Articles
8th December 2005

Ten-year public service contracts ‘unrealistic’

Ten-year public service contracts 'unrealistic'   Nathalie Thomas Third Sector magazine 07.12.05     Ten or 15-year contracts for voluntary and community sector organisations engaged …
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Bulletin Articles
8th December 2005

Thrifty spending revealed as Labour fails to inject cash

Thrifty spending revealed as Labour fails to inject cash   07.12.05     Government spending on social housing has fallen to 'historically low levels' with far fewer homes being built un…
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Bulletin Articles
8th December 2005

UK says EU deal supports cities and housing

UK says EU deal supports cities and housing    08.12.05     European Union ministers this week agreed a deal that the UK government believes will ensure more backing for urban reg…
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Bulletin Articles
8th December 2005

More justice services to be run by voluntary organisations

More justice services to be run by voluntary organisations   08.12.05     More youth justice services could be provided by the voluntary and community sector, under guidance shortly bei…
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Bulletin Articles
8th December 2005

Consumer capitalism is making us ill – we need a therapy st

Consumer capitalism is making us ill - we need a therapy state   Britain is becoming unhappier as depression, crime and alcoholism grow. Government can and should intervene   Madeleine Bun…