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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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Since 2004, we have accumulated and curated an archive of over 12,000 news articles, comment pieces, academic research and newspaper editorials which relate to social enterprise in Scotland and further afield.

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Bulletin Articles
31st May 2007

Triodos Announces Opportunity to Invest

Triodos Announces Opportunity to Invest   29.05.07   Triodos Bank, which has pioneered sustainable banking across Europe, has launched its first ever open opportunity to buy shares (Deposito…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2007

Developing Strathclyde to expand loans to social enteprises with …

Developing Strathclyde to expand loans to social enteprises with new fund  30.05.07    Developing Strathclyde Ltd (DSL) has obtained a loan of £500,000 from Social Investment Scot…
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Bulletin Articles
29th May 2007

New Business Gateway web site

New Business Gateway web siteSenscot29.05.07 The new Business Gateway web site http://www.bgateway.com/  is now live. The site is based on the DTI site which cost some £50 million to develop, an…
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Bulletin Articles
25th May 2007

Spruce Carpets branching out

Spruce Carpets branching out Spruce Carpets Ltd 24.05.07   A recent visit from Renew in Tees Valley has lead to Spruce Carpets being taken to new places.    Still at the early stages …
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Bulletin Articles
25th May 2007

Regeneration upheaval in SNP Scotland

Regeneration upheaval in SNP Scotland  Regeneration & Renewal magazine25.05.07 After moving into the top spot in Holyrood, new first minister Alex Salmond plans to trim departments and scrap…
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Bulletin Articles
25th May 2007

Up and Coming LSEN Events

Here's a list of up-and-coming local social enterprise network events 29th May  - Aberdeen SEN -  12 - 4 pm, Aberdeen Foyer, Maxwell  Street. Contact Sophy Copeland 01224 213 …
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Senscot Bulletin
25th May 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 25-05-2007

Dear members and friends, The highlands of Southern Spain, around Ronda, are at once savage and romantic – mountains and forests – spectacular white villages with Moorish names. But this unique la…
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Bulletin Articles
24th May 2007

Centre for Human Ecology launches consultancy

Centre for Human Ecology launches consultancy 24.05.07 The Centre for Human Ecology has just launched a consultancy service. For more information visit www.checonsulting.net or call Osbert Lancaster o…
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Research Article
24th May 2007

No Small Matter – A Surf Seminar On Small Town Regeneration

No Small Matter   A Surf Seminar On Small Town Regeneration Cosla Conference Centre, Edinburgh – 15.05.07   Event Summary and main outcomes   SURF Vice Chair Colin Armstrong welcomed…
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Bulletin Articles
24th May 2007

A tradition of difference

A tradition of difference   The Herald 24.05.07     It is 10 years since financier Andrew Regan tried to hijack the UK's co-operative movement and turn it into cash. 'In effect he found…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd May 2007

Community Hospitals: Up For Sale?

Community Hospitals: Up For Sale?   22.05.07     After several years as a Cinderella service, the tide has turned for community hospitals. They are now recognised as providing a vital …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd May 2007

Think-tank attacks city’s rebirth

Think-tank attacks city's rebirth    BBC 22.05.07     Poorer parts of Scotland's largest city have been left behind by major regeneration projects, according to a new report. &nb…