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In today's bulletin we profiled @CreatingConvos, a social enterprise arm of @ArtlinkCentral which develops conversation kits to enhance the lives of people living with dementia and anyone connected to them.senscot.net/resource…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Bulletin Articles
29th September 2006

A battle looms over decentralisation

A battle looms over decentralisation  Laurence DemarcoRegeneration & Renewal29.09.06 This is my last last word. No, I've not got the sack - rather, I'm rearranging things to make space. I'm t…
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Bulletin Articles
29th September 2006

The gaping holes in the hole-in-the-wall strategy

The gaping holes in the hole-in-the-wall strategy     Banks are failing poor areas and missing opportunities at the same time, says Kevin Sugrue   New Start magazine 29.09.06   &nb…
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Bulletin Articles
29th September 2006

The price of devolution is conflict: don’t assume it’…

The price of devolution is conflict: don't assume it's always a bad thing   Julian Dobson, editor New Start magazine 29.09.06     David Miliband, during his brief tenure at the departme…
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Bulletin Articles
29th September 2006

Law firm criticises Scots public benefit selection

Law firm criticises Scots public benefit selection   Nathalie Thomas Third sector magazine 27.09.06     The criteria for selecting the first groups of charities to face  the new pu…
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Senscot Bulletin
29th September 2006

Senscot Bulletin: 29-09-2006

Dear members and friends, My cottage overlooks a very old graveyard - some Pictish remains. Saint Ninian visited this spot when it was a monastery in the fifth century. Visitors remark that our hamlet…
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Bulletin Articles
29th September 2006

Gordon Brown ‘Recruited’ to Launch New Agency

    Gordon Brown ‘Recruited’ to Launch New Agency   Gordon Brown will be making the key note speech at the launch of PACE Recruitment on Friday 29th September at the headquarters of…
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Bulletin Articles
28th September 2006

Save me from the super-rich and their competitive compassion

Save me from the super-rich and their competitive compassion   Nick CohenThe Observer24.09.06    When Warren Buffett or Bill Gates hands over tens of billions of dollars to charitable f…
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Bulletin Articles
27th September 2006

Left in suspense

Left in suspense   The role of the third sector in delivering large parts of public services is suddenly no longer cut and dried   Annie Kelly 27.09.06 The Guardian     Third se…
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Bulletin Articles
26th September 2006

The good society

The good society Open Democracy26.09.06 The approaching end of the Tony Blair era is an opportunity to redefine British society's fundamental values and public policies, say Jonathan Rutherford and H…
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Bulletin Articles
26th September 2006

Call for more community spirit to boost neighbourhoods

Call for more community spirit to boost neighbourhoods Jon Land24.dash.com26.09.06 Volunteers play important role in boosting community spirit A major new survey by a leading volunteering charity h…
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Bulletin Articles
25th September 2006

Starship Social Enterprise

Starship Social Enterprise   Camilla Cavendish The Times 21.09.06     . . . may be landing near you if you are fighting a Tesco in Birmingham or building flats for the poor   &nbs…
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Bulletin Articles
25th September 2006

Travel troubles can’t put a damper on far north community confe…

Travel troubles can’t put a damper on far north community conference   Rural Gateway 25.09.06     The challenges of transport in Scotland’s remote areas were sharply highlighted for…