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@josiahlockhart Hi Josiah, the link is not working - can you share again pls.

About 6 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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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

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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Uncategorised
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
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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Uncategorised
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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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
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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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
20th September 2007

Community trusts see fall in income from 2006

Community trusts see fall in income from 2006Jamie Carpenter, Regeneration and Renewal14.09.07 Figures provided to the DTA's annual member survey by a group of 65 trusts reveal that their average tota…
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Bulletin Articles
20th September 2007

Land Reform

Land Reform   An agenda for the 2007-2011 Scottish Parliament   Andy Wightman 14 September 2007   Introduction   In Session 1 of the Scottish Parliament there were a number of sign…