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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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Senscot Bulletin
21st December 2006

Senscot Bulletin: 21-12-2006

Dear members and friends, When I was young we always had old Uncle Vito over for Christmas lunch – a bachelor who lived alone - do all families have one? I would collect him - a shy, considerate man…
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Bulletin Articles
21st December 2006

Slow money

Slow money From venture capital to patient capital By Woody TaschResurgence magazineNo 240January/February 2007 IF WE DO NOT wish to support economic growth that comes at the cost of biodiversity and …
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Bulletin Articles
21st December 2006

Her spirit lives on

Her spirit lives on Frances AndersonThe Scotsman21.12.06  MORE than 50 years ago, an ordinary young woman thought she heard a voice instructing her to 'build a garden'. She thought she was going …
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2006

City housing chief quits over feud

City housing chief quits over feud   Tom Gordon The Herald 16.12.06       The head of Scotland's biggest social landlord is to quit his job after a long-running feud with m…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2006

2,500 post offices face closure

2,500 post offices face closure  BBC News14.12.06 About 2,500 post offices are expected to close by 2009 because of rising losses and fewer people using the network, the government has announced.…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2006

Tory charity plan to tackle poverty

Tory charity plan to tackle poverty  Stuart MacdonaldRegeneration & Renewal15.12.06 Large charities could be forced to make some of their estimated £34 billion bank reserves available to sm…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2006

Demolition time for estate from explosive TV paint ad

Demolition time for estate from explosive TV paint ad The site of the year's most breathtaking commercial will be razed as Glasgow pumps £100m into housing schemes. Thomas QuinnThe Observer 17.12.06…
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Bulletin Articles
15th December 2006

Cameron argues for shift from ‘state welfare’ to ‘social we

Cameron argues for shift from ‘state welfare’ to ‘social welfare’ 15.12.06 Speaking at a conference for the National Council for Voluntary Organisations yesterday, the Conservative leader call…
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Senscot Bulletin
15th December 2006

Senscot Bulletin: 15-12-2006

Dear members and friends, The Spanish don't do Christmas but they celebrate 'Feliz año nuevo', and in Marbella the Orange Square (Plaza de Los Naranjos) is the hub of a great hogmanay street party. A…
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Bulletin Articles
15th December 2006

UK as nation of innovative citizens and consumers

UK as nation of innovative citizens and consumers By Charles Leadbeater Financial Times14.12.06 Sitting in a plush hotel lobby in Beijing, Li Gong, head of Microsoft’s Chinese internet business, an …
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Bulletin Articles
15th December 2006

Kelly unveils green vision for UK homes

Kelly unveils green vision for UK homes Matt WeaverGuardian 13.12.06  The communities secretary, Ruth Kelly, set out a timetable today for making all new homes 'zero carbon' within a decade, as b…
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Bulletin Articles
14th December 2006

Stephen promises to expand social enterprise

Stephen promises to expand social enterprise 13.12.06 Enterprise Minister Nicol Stephen has given his backing to Scottish Executive plans to significantly expand the country’s social enterprise sect…