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Join @ALLIANCEScot for a special screening of 'Resilience - The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope'.The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion to reflect on the current activity surrounding adverse childhood experiences.#HealthSENeventbrite.co.uk/e/r…

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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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Bulletin Articles
30th June 2006

Asset transfer can unlock local power

Asset transfer can unlock local power    Laurence Demarco Regeneration & Renewal 30.06.06     I'm becoming increasingly convinced that the white paper on local government, ex…
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Bulletin Articles
30th June 2006

‘Elitist’ ‘cultural academy’ proposals challenged

'Elitist' 'cultural academy' proposals challenged Senscot30.06.06 The Scottish Arts Council's concept of a Cultural Academy for Scotland is being challenged by a group of Scottish artists. The Scottis…
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Senscot Bulletin
30th June 2006

Senscot Bulletin: 30-06-2006

Dear members and friends, Nostalgic game of golf in Spain last week with old friends on my favourite golf course.  But the competitive edge has gone from me – find myself distracted by the wild…
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Bulletin Articles
30th June 2006

Streetwork to open coffee shop rival to Starbucks

Streetwork to open coffee shop rival to Starbucks Graham WillgossThird Sector28.06.06 The homelessness charity Streetwork is planning to create an  upmarket coffee shop run by homeless peopl…
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Bulletin Articles
30th June 2006

Funding for Community transport projects

Funding for Community transport projects   29.06.06     Fifteen projects across Scotland are to share in over £1 million in funding over the next three years from the latest round of t…
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Bulletin Articles
30th June 2006

Venture capital fund raises £33m more for business in poor areas

Venture capital fund raises £33m more for business in poor areas Susan DownerNew Start magazine30.06.06 The UK’s first community development venture capital company has raised £33m towards a new …
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Bulletin Articles
30th June 2006

Scotland’s largest ever lottery contract to support communi

Scotland's largest ever lottery contract to support communities 30.06.06 Big Lottery Fund in Scotland is announcing the start of a new partnership as a consortium led by Highlands and Islands Enterpri…
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Research Article
29th June 2006

People in low-paid informal work

A Joseph Rowntree Foundation study explores the experiences of people on low incomes doing informal paid work (such as ’cash-in-hand’), highlighting their reasons for doing so and what discourages…
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Bulletin Articles
28th June 2006

Top marks for a lesson in leadership

Top marks for a lesson in leadership  The Herald28.06.06    This Glasgow secondary school has just received an unprecedented outstanding report. Why? Jennifer Cunningham spent a da…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2006

Minister urges debate on sector’s role in services

Minister urges debate on sector’s role in services Third Sector27.06.06 Some public services will always remain beyond the reach of the voluntary sector, Government ministers said last week, despi…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2006

Full employment ‘will strip-mine neighbourhoods’

Full employment will strip-mine neighbourhoods says new nef research   27.06.06     The government's emphasis on full employment threatens to strip neighbourhoods of the people who make…
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2006

Enterprise Capital Funds exceed expectations as further £67 mill…

Enterprise Capital Funds exceed expectations as further £67 million announced 26.06.06 Two new Enterprise Capital Funds (ECFs), backed by over £40 million of government funding, are to be created to…