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All SEN Members Session | Flexible Working & Mental Wellbeing. Join us on Monday 24th August, 3pm to explore flexible working as a way to support staff MH&W as we move towards Phase 4. Fantastic speakers lined up. More info ➡️➡️bit.ly/2ECSOYH #socent #mentalwellbeing pic.twitter.com/Fw1s…

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Bulletin Articles
11th July 2007

Barge given new lease of life by shipyard workers

Barge given new lease of life by shipyard workers   Iain Lundy Glasgow Evening Times 02.07.07     A canal barge used for getaway holidays for underprivileged youngsters is back in acti…
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Bulletin Articles
11th July 2007

Local Campaigners launch bid to save Meadowbank Stadium from hous…

Local Campaigners launch bid to save Meadowbank Stadium from housing redevelopment   Susan Downer New Start magazine 06.07.07     Scottish campaigners have announced plans to buy Edinbu…
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Bulletin Articles
11th July 2007

Ready or not? Taking innovation in the public sector seriously

Social entrepreneurs who operate in the public sector are often referred to as 'intrapreneurs' - innovating from within large institutions. Senscot will host a seminar in Edinburgh's Quaker Meeting Ho…
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Bulletin Articles
11th July 2007

Popular sovereignty is the route to an independence referendum

Popular sovereignty is the route to an independence referendum Stephen MaxwellTreasurerScottish Independence ConventionJuly 2007 Perhaps the most significant achievement of the Scottish Constitutional…
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Senscot Bulletin
6th July 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 06-07-2007

Dear members and friends, The attack on Glasgow airport last week felt doubly wrong because there’s no way we Scots would have attacked Iraq. I was on the big march on 15th February 2003 when we tol…
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6th July 2007

‘Who’s who’ in the new Scottish government

'Who's who' in the new Scottish government Laurence Demarco06.07.07 The new SNP administration exudes a positive 'can do' energy – asking lots of 'why not?' questions.  Quite exhilarating. They…
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Bulletin Articles
5th July 2007

Scottish Parliament’s Procurement Services publish ‘R…

Scottish Parliament's Procurement Services publish 'Responsible Purchasing'Strategy 05.07.07 Some good news for social enterprises as the Scottish Parliament looks to adopt a ‘responsible purchasing…
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5th July 2007

Communities Scotland sets targets for 2007/08

Communities Scotland sets targets for 2007/08   05.07.07     Minister for Communities and Sport, Stewart Maxwell, has set Communities Scotland ten targets to cover 2007/08.   The t…
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Bulletin Articles
4th July 2007

Schools to teach social enterprise

Schools to teach social enterprise   Regeneration & Renewal 29.06.07     Children in England will be taught about social enterprises as part of the GCSE and A-Level syllabus under …
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Bulletin Articles
4th July 2007

Call to scrap VAT on social centres

Call to scrap VAT on social centres   Simon Ellery Inside Housing 03.07.07     Tax regime hostile to building sustainable communities, says federation   Housing associations are pr…
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Bulletin Articles
4th July 2007

Mini-democracy in the making

Mini-democracy in the making   Hazel Blears, the new communities and local government secretary, has long been a champion of giving power to neighbourhoods, but can she persuade councils that it'…
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4th July 2007

Government plan to have social aims in contracts

Government plan to have social aims in contracts   By Nathalie Thomas Third Sector 04.07.07     The Government is looking into how public sector bodies can be encouraged to prioritise…