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For anyone interested in #SocEnt, take a look at Cllr @RhiannonV putting forward a motion on Glasgow's social enterprise strategy and action plan. (Skip to 1h 40m). glasgow.public-i.tv/… Hugely positive and passionate comments from across the floor - worth watching!

About 3 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Senscot Bulletin
24th November 2006

Senscot Bulletin: 24-11-2006

Dear members and friends, At a humanist funeral recently, a reading requested by the bereaved was declined by the 'celebrant' - because it was from the Bible. This seems daft. We can't prove there's n…
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Bulletin Articles
24th November 2006

Policy Paper on Business Support

Policy Paper on Business Support Social Enterprise Coalition 24.11.06 The Social Enterprise Coalition has written a policy paper which sets out the case for appropriate and targeted business support p…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd November 2006

Perils of empowering the people

Perils of empowering the people   David Walker The Guardian 22.11.06     Bertold Brecht, whose Life of Galileo was recently revived at the National Theatre, conquered the dictionary of…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd November 2006

Replace Churchill with Toynbee, Tories urged

‘Replace Churchill with Toynbee’ Tories urged   epolitix.com 22.11.06     The Conservatives need to abandon their 'out of date' ideas about poverty and the welfare state, according…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd November 2006

‘It’s social needs on the cheap’

‘It’s social needs on the cheap' Conservative leader David Cameron this week unveils his vision for the voluntary sector. Is it ready to become the new welfare state? Interviews by Saba SalmanWed…
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Bulletin Articles
21st November 2006

Get back to our roots

Get back to our roots   A movement that started in east London could be a model for a community based politics of the future   Neal Lawson 21.11.06 The Guardian     Some people c…
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Bulletin Articles
21st November 2006

MPs’ report says banks are turning away poorer customers

MPs’ report says banks are turning away poorer customers     · Treasury select committee doubts pledge of inclusion · Extra government support urged for credit unions   Phillip Inm…
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Bulletin Articles
20th November 2006

Book campaigner named as social entrepreneur of the year

Book campaigner named as social entrepreneur of the year   Washington 20.11.06     Kyle Zimmer, president and co-founder of First Book(R), has been named Social Entrepreneur of the Year…
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Senscot Bulletin
17th November 2006

Senscot Bulletin: 17-11-2006

Dear members and friends, Melanie Reid tells us in the Herald this week about going to see the 'Red Road' film. Afternoon showing, sparse crowd, old Glasgow couple recognising 'neighbours' on the scre…
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Bulletin Articles
17th November 2006

Scottish Social Enterprise Coalition manifesto launched

Scottish Social Enterprise Coalition manifesto launched 17.11.06 The Scottish Social Enterprise Coalition (SSEC), a collective campaigning voice for the sector, launched its manifesto Bigger, Better, …
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Bulletin Articles
17th November 2006

£15m fund to boost set up of social enterprises

£15m fund to boost set up of social enterprises    Jamie Carpenter Regeneration & Renewal 17.11.06     More than £15 million of government cash will be invested in new measu…
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Bulletin Articles
17th November 2006

New skills bid to help young people succeed

New skills bid to help young people succeed  Glasgow Evening News17.11.06 One of Scotland's most successful social enterprises is launching a new scheme to give people the skills to get into work…