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Senscot Bulletin
8th December 2006

Senscot Bulletin: 08-12-2005

Dear members and friends, In one of my favourite films “It’s a Wonderful Life”, Clarence, the trainee angel, is sent to earth by St Peter to help James Stewart. “What’s wrong?” Clarence as…
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Bulletin Articles
5th December 2006

Fair Finance takes leaf out of bank book to give credit where it …

Fair Finance takes leaf out of bank book to give credit where it is due   Jonathan Moules Financial Times 01.12.06     A decade ago, Faisel Rahman was camped out in a tree as part of t…
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Bulletin Articles
5th December 2006

Branson’s approach to charity is the same

Branson’s approach to charity is the same   Known for going all-out once he embraces an idea, he’s tackling issues   Forbes.com 05.12.06     'If you're one of those fortunate p…
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Bulletin Articles
4th December 2006

Scots jobs projects get crisis cash

Scots jobs projects get crisis cash    Jamie Carpenter Regeneration & Renewal magazine 01.12.06     The Scottish Executive is to hand more than £5 million to employment and …
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Bulletin Articles
4th December 2006

Time to make way for new superheroes?

Time to make way for new superheroes?   New start magazine 01.12.06     The voluntary and community sector is dead, argues Paul Cotterill. It's time to support a new breed of people com…
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Bulletin Articles
4th December 2006

‘Social stock market’ is mooted

‘Social stock market’ is mooted   Helen Warrel Third Sector magazine 01.12.06     Social enterprises should consider forming a UK social investment  market to access capital fo…
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Bulletin Articles
4th December 2006

Big Issue founder Bird launches local loyalty scheme

Big Issue founder Bird launches local loyalty scheme   Jennifer Whitehead Brand Republic 30.11.06     LONDON - John Bird, founder of the Big Issue, has launched a new loyalty card schem…
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Bulletin Articles
1st December 2006

Scottish social housing will be desperate measure

Scottish social housing will be desperate measure   01.12.06     Social housing in Scotland will increasingly be a tenure of last resort, with a dramatic fall in the proportion of the p…
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Senscot Bulletin
1st December 2006

Senscot Bulletin: 01-11-2006

Dear members and friends, Letter this week says I’ve been caught going through a red light – which takes me up to twelve points. Sunday, getting to my feet in front of wood-burning stove, place my…
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Bulletin Articles
1st December 2006

Volunteer levels could fall – MSPs

Volunteer levels could fall - MSPs   Third Sector magazine 30.11.06     A committee of MSPs has criticised the Scottish Executive's  proposed legislation to protect vulnerable peop…
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Bulletin Articles
1st December 2006

A snapshot of poverty

A snapshot of poverty   New Start magazine 01.12.06     In 1996 anti-poverty campaigners and policymakers gathered to hear first hand accounts from those living in poverty. Next week th…
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Bulletin Articles
1st December 2006

Wins for Furniture Plus at Community of the Year Awards

Wins for Furniture Plus at Community of the Year Awards 24.11.06 Furniture Plus has won the environment and business categories of the Calor Scottish Community of the Year Awards 2006. Representativ…