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A great profile of SEN member @CCInitiatives in the @cl_gazette yesterday.Clydesdale Community Initiatives helps people with complex health needs make a meaningful contribution to their local community. Read more below 👇carlukegazette.co.uk…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Senscot Bulletin
27th April 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 27-04-2007

Dear members and friends, Three letters this week rattle my cage.  From the hospital – ‘a day care admission has been arranged for you to have a prostate biopsy’ – here we go again. …
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Research Article
27th April 2007

Report on commissioning research – Social Economy Research …

The Social Economy Unit in Communities Scotland has commissioned three pieces of research. EKOS Ltd will map existing provision to promote start up social enterprises. Rocket Science will report on tw…
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Bulletin Articles
26th April 2007

A serious blow

A serious blow Plans for England's first truly community-owned wind farm are under threat as commercial developers muscle in on renewables Terry SlavinWednesday April 25, 2007The Guardian It may be …
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Bulletin Articles
26th April 2007

Local Initiatives in Great Britain

Local People Leading 26.04.07 The Local People Leading campaign has launched a website so there is now a contact point for its growing army of supporters – including 150 Senscot readers who register…
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Bulletin Articles
26th April 2007

Singing from the same hymn sheet

Singing from the same hymn sheet Stephen MaxwellThird Force News20.04.07 MANY of the champions of Scottish devolution looked to the Scottish Parliament to usher in a new era of consensus politics to r…
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Bulletin Articles
25th April 2007

Social Entrepreneur Yunus in battle for control of Grameen Phone

Social Entrepreneur Yunus in battle for control of Grameen Phone   25.04.07     Telenor to list BD phone unit on Dhaka exchange   DHAKA: Norway’s Telenor said on Tuesday it plan…
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Bulletin Articles
25th April 2007

NHS staff could lose out on pay and pensions in social enterprise…

NHS staff could lose out on pay and pensions in social enterprises, union warns     Maria Ahmed www.communitycare.co.uk 20.04.07     NHS staff moving to social enterprises ri…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2007

Award Winning Social Enterprise Powers Employment Initiative With…

Smart Energy Solution powers employment initiative 24.04.07 The McSence group of companies, an award winning Scottish Social Enterprise, has devised a unique employment solution which helps charities…
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Senscot Bulletin
20th April 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 20-04-2007

Dear members and friends, Hemingway’s ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ is a deceptively simple story but something keeps drawing me back to it. An impoverished old Cuban fisherman called Santiago – a…
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Bulletin Articles
20th April 2007

Developing a social equity capital market

Developing a social equity capital market   New Economics Forum Executive summary     The rise of social entrepreneurship has resulted in an increasing number of businesses seeking to m…
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Bulletin Articles
19th April 2007

Social Business Entrepreneurs Are the Solution

Social Business Entrepreneurs Are the Solution Muhammad YunusPresented at the Skoll World Forum on Social EntrepreneurshipSaid Business SchoolOxford UniversityMarch 29 - 31, 2006 Social Business Entre…
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Research Article
19th April 2007

Scottish Labour election manifesto 2007 – social enterprise

Scottish Labour election manifesto 2007 (page 17) Highlands & Islands Enterprise has a unique remit to develop, not just the economy in the Highlands and Islands, but to develop communities too. G…