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This week's Senscot Bulletin includes:📢 Feedback from yesterday's SE Ref Group meeting in Perth📝 Latest Senscot Briefing📋 @NHS_HS report on food poverty📝 A look back at the series of @CommHealth_Blog briefings🔥🇬🇧🔥 Update on Brexit➡️senscot.net/senscot-…⬅️ pic.twitter.com/OLMz…

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Bulletin Articles
31st March 2006

Third sector review must reach roots

Third sector review must reach roots  Laurence DemarcoRegeneration & Renewal31.03.06 I've read carefully the Budget announcement about the review of the third sector. No hype or sound bites,…
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Senscot Bulletin
31st March 2006

Senscot Bulletin: 31-03-2006

Dear members and friends, It’s been an unrelenting winter of death and grieving. The funeral I attended last week was a particularly sore one: this friend was younger - still much left undone, much …
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2006

Ministers to bail out jobs quango

Ministers to bail out jobs quango  Tom GordonThe Herald30.03.06   Ministers are poised to bail out Scottish Enterprise, the jobs quango, but will attach stringent conditions to the cash. Nic…
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Research Article
30th March 2006

Support needs in the social enterprise sector – one size do…

Support needs in the social enterprise sector - one size doesn't fit all Report for Senscot and Communities Scotlandby Haldane AssociatesMarch 2006 (Executive Summary and download link to full documen…
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2006

Radical in a suit

Radical in a suit   Mathew Little Third Sector magazine 29.03.06    Yesterday's radicals wanted to bring down capitalism. Today, says Rowena Young, their more pragmatic descendants …
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Research Article
30th March 2006

Everyday legends: the stories of 20 great UK social entrepreneurs

Everyday legends: the stories of 20 great UK social entrepreneurs     James Baderman & Justine Law WW Publishing: York, 2006   For information on how to buy the book, visit http://w…
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Bulletin Articles
28th March 2006

Trade fair for social enterprises

Trade fair for social enterprises 28.03.06 A TRADE fair to encourage inter-trading between social enterprises is to be held next month at Perth Concert Hall. There will be more than 50 exhibitors at …
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Bulletin Articles
28th March 2006

A global convergence of values?

Thom Mayne   American, principal of Morphosis Architects,Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate 2005Statement at the Waldzell Meeting 2005     “You have to understand that no matter wha…
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Bulletin Articles
27th March 2006

Claimants should be paid for community work, ministers told

Claimants should be paid for community work, ministers told by Julian DobsonNew start magazine24.03.06 Far-reaching proposals to enable regeneration agencies to pay benefit claimants for community wor…
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Bulletin Articles
27th March 2006

Scots agency’s growth role unclear

Scots agency's growth role unclear  Tom Campbell Regeneration & Renewal24.03.06 Scotland's national economic development agency is unable to prove its contribution to the country's key growt…
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Bulletin Articles
27th March 2006

Analysis of housing stock transfers

Analysis of housing stock transfers 27.03.06 Audit Scotland's report into council housing transfers was published today, focusing on those which have taken place since 1998 including Glasgow, Dumfries…
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Senscot Bulletin
24th March 2006

Senscot Bulletin: 23-03-2006

Dear members and friends, Not touched alcohol since 4 Sept 2002 – but dreamt last night that I was drunk in the pub with an old buddy.  In the 1980s I knew Colin and Ella from our local – the…