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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
22nd May 2007

Office of the Third Sector appoints four Deputy Directors

Office of the Third Sector appoints four Deputy Directors to spearhead new team structure 21.05.07 Campbell Robb, Director-General of the Office of the Third Sector (OTS) in the Cabinet Office, today …
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Bulletin Articles
20th May 2007

Unclaimed assets distribution mechanism: a consultation

Unclaimed assets distribution mechanism: a consultation   17.05.07     As announced in the 2005 Pre-Budget Report, the Government has been working together with the bank and building so…
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Senscot Bulletin
18th May 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 18-05-2007

Dear members and friends, In Spain near Estepona on the beach; Atlas mountains against a cloudless horizon; heat, light, sea air, surf sounds – bliss.  Behind me the beach restaurant run by Car…
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17th May 2007

Mapping Regional Approaches to Business Support for Social Enterp…

Mapping Regional Approaches to Business Support for Social Enterprises Report for the Social Enteprise UnitBy Rocket ScienceFebruary 2007 Excerpt The UK Social Enterprise Strategy spans Scotland, Wale…
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Bulletin Articles
16th May 2007

Grass roots ticket service grows first million

Grass roots ticket service grows first million   16.05.07     The Booth, the online ticketing service set up in 2005 to serve the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, has sold its first m…
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16th May 2007

Briefing: Making assets work: the Quirk review of community manag…

Briefing: Making assets work: the Quirk review of community management and ownership of public assets Development Trusts Association15.05.07 Summary The Quirk Review was launched at Burton Street Pro…
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Bulletin Articles
15th May 2007

Yes Vote on Cultybraggan

Yes Vote on Cultybraggan Comrie Development Trust14.05.07 Villagers have been celebrating a massive yes vote to proceed with plans to buy Cultybraggan Army Camp.  From an impressive turnout of 72…
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Bulletin Articles
14th May 2007

Wise up and you can beat banks at their own game

Wise up and you can beat banks at their own game   Lesley Campbell Daily Record 03.05.07     A very brief letter from a reader in Ardrossan, Ayrshire, sums up the current crisis in the …
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Bulletin Articles
11th May 2007

Changing neighbourhoods: The impact of ‘light touch’ …

Changing neighbourhoods: The impact of 'light touch' support in 20 communities Joseph Rowntree Foundation March, 2007   The past ten years have seen a range of new policies to close the gap betwe…
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Senscot Bulletin
11th May 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 11-05-2007

Dear members and friends, Sometimes bad moods come to shake me – can’t trace their source – can’t make them go – just have to ride them out.  This week anger comes – a slow burning fu…
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Bulletin Articles
10th May 2007

Social enterprises to get Fairtrade-style kite-mark

Social enterprises to get Fairtrade-style kite-mark   Helen Warrell Third Sector 09.05.07     A pilot project to develop a Fairtrade-type kite-mark and trade association for social ent…