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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2006

Brown backs votes at 16 in radical shakeup of politics

Brown backs votes at 16 in radical shakeup of politics Patrick WintourThe Guardian 27.02.06 Gordon Brown today signals his support for lowering the age of voting to 16 as part of a radical programme …
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2006

£300 million post office support secured over next two years

£300 million post office support secured over next two years   27.02.06     The Government's £300 million package of support for the rural post office network over the next two years…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2006

Education policy & systems may not improve society says new …

Education policy & systems may not improve society says new research   27.02.06     Current debate about the government's proposed education reforms may be based on a false premise.…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2006

Ethics or profits – getting a balance

Ethics or profits - getting a balance   24.02.06     The law surrounding ethical investment can leave charities unsure of how to proceed, writes Mathew Little.   Ethical investme…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2006

Scots look to become leader in renewables

Scots look to become leader in renewables   27.02.06     Scottish ministers are to set ambitious targets for the use of heat from renewable sources.   Enterprise minister Ross Fi…
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Bulletin Articles
24th February 2006

Social Economy Advisory Board

Social Economy Advisory Board announced   February 2006     'The purpose of the Social Economy Advisory Board is to provide Ministers with advice on the long-term development needs of t…
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Senscot Bulletin
24th February 2006

Senscot Bulletin 24-02-2006

Dear members and friends, My Glasgow grandparents had a chiming clock on their mantelpiece - my Nonno winding it every day was a wee comforting ritual.  Recently saw similar one in a curio shop i…
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Bulletin Articles
24th February 2006

Credit unions to offer insurance deals to members

Credit unions to offer insurance deals to members   24.02.06     Members of Scotland's credit unions will soon be able to use them to buy household and life insurance as well as pay the…
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Bulletin Articles
24th February 2006

Health study into city investment

Health study into city investment    24.02.06    Thousands of people are to take part in a new study which aims to improve the Scotland's 'appalling' health record.   The …
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Bulletin Articles
24th February 2006

£7.5 million ‘windfall’ for creative arts

£7.5 million 'windfall' for creative arts   24.02.06     Artists and cultural organisations in Scotland are set for a £7.5 million cash 'windfall'.   Funds will be unlocked thank…
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Bulletin Articles
24th February 2006

Labour’s Scots loss will be first of many

Labour’s Scots loss will be first of many    Laurence Demarco Regeneration & Renewal 24.02.06     The cottage where I live looks north over the Firth of Forth to the old Kin…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd February 2006

More power to the people, urges Miliband

More power to the people, urges Miliband 21.02.06 The local government minister David Miliband today spelled out his vision for devolving power from central and local government to individuals and co…