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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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Senscot Bulletin
28th September 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 28-09-2007

Dear members and friends, A myth is a way of making sense in a senseless world – a story that gives significance to our existence. Whether meaning is only what we put into life by our own fortitude …
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Bulletin Articles
28th September 2007

Book demonstrates role of community anchor organisations

Book demonstrates role of community anchor organisations New Start Magazine 21.09.07   A new book outlining the important role played by community anchor organisations in building stronger neighb…
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Bulletin Articles
27th September 2007

Glasgow Housing Association must protect Tenants’ interests

GLASGOW HOUSING ASSOCIATION MUST PROTECT TENANTS' INTERESTS From: THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT26 September, 2007 Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) must ensure the interests of current and future tenants ar…
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Bulletin Articles
27th September 2007

Economies of scale at the agency

Economies of scale at the agencyDamien Henderson and William Tinning, The Herald It was an even more dramatic decluttering than many had predicted. The writing was on the wall for Scottish Enterprise …
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Research Article
27th September 2007

SSEC and Triodos Bank Environmental report

This research surveys the environmental behaviour of social enterprises across Scotland. It looks at what they do, how they do it and what effect it has on their business. It also examines what legisl…
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Research Article
27th September 2007

Report on effectiveness of community based organisations: Executi…

Executive summary Context and key findings In 2005, Northern Rock Foundation commissioned David Wilkinson of Whole Systems Development to review the effectiveness of its Money and Jobs grants programm…
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Bulletin Articles
21st September 2007

Residents Leading Regeneration

Residents Leading RegenerationSchool for Social Entrepreneurs Fife20.09.07  The School for Social Entrepreneurs Fife – Scotland’s first established school, is currently recruiting for a new a…
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Bulletin Articles
21st September 2007

Tenant-power housing plan faces the axe

Tenant-power housing plan faces the axePeter MacMahon18.09.07 An ambitious plan to break up Scotland's largest block of former council homes into small, tenant-run associations is set to founder …
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Bulletin Articles
21st September 2007

Social Entrepreneurs in the Public Sector – Intrapreneur

Social Entrepreneurs in the Public Sector    - IntrapreneursSenscot   Background   Since 1999, Senscot has focused its work on finding, connecting with and supporting social e…
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Senscot Bulletin
21st September 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 21-09-2007

Dear members and friends, Last week Andalucia – this week Lewis – how cool is that! Tuesday Stornoway – Wednesday Benbecula – my first visit to the Outer Hebrides – flying the flag for Sensc…
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Bulletin Articles
20th September 2007

Making a difference in Scotland’s communities

The report was published on 9 September and  is based on a significant range of inspections on local authority and voluntary sector CLD providers across all of Scotland over the last five years.I…
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Bulletin Articles
20th September 2007

Making local petitions more effective

Making local petitions more effectiveHazel BlearsA speech by Communities Secretary Hazel Blears to the Development Trusts Association annual conference this week, as well as covering community asset t…