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A great profile of SEN member @CCInitiatives in the @cl_gazette yesterday.Clydesdale Community Initiatives helps people with complex health needs make a meaningful contribution to their local community. Read more below 👇carlukegazette.co.uk…

About 2 hours ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Senscot Bulletin
26th October 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 26-10-2007

Dear members and friends, In the 70s and 80s, I did the rounds in search of a political crusade to join. Escaping from a closed Catholic belief system, I`d had enough of doctrine – Marxism just seem…
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Bulletin Articles
26th October 2007

Fresh thinking for the new republic – Bella Caledonia

Fresh thinking for the new republic - Bella Caledonia21.10.2007 † A new news magazine Bella Caledonia* launches at the Radical Book Fair, Out of the Blue, Drill Hall, Edinburgh 27th October at 7.30 …
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Bulletin Articles
26th October 2007

There’s a snarl-up on the social enterprise brick road

There’s a snarl-up on the social enterprise brick road Gordon Keenan 19.10.07   Imagine for a moment the situation where you've reached that point in your journey, you've made that glorious ste…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2007

G.R.O.W- Greyfriars Recycling of Wood

The Greyfriars Community Project G.R.O.W- Greyfriars Recycling of Wood 25.10.2007   The Greyfriars Recycling of Wood Project has been in operation now for a year and a half. About six people turn…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2007

Fire of Regeneration

Sparking the Fire of RegenerationAlastair McIntosh25.10.2007 Alastair McIntosh argues that interpretation can play a life and death role in community regeneration - but only if it has the courage to r…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2007

BIG Decision on SVA Programme

BIG Decision on SVA Programme CVS23.10.2007Following the meeting of the Big Lottery Fund's Scotland Country Committee last week, colleagues from the CVS network, SCVO, the Scottish Government's Thir…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2007

Building Confident Communities

Building Confident Communities Steve Wyler 25.10.2007   In 1954 Michael Young, who created the Open University and the School for Social Entrepreneurs and much else besides, wrote an article -'Ch…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2007

Blears – Empowering people

Blears - Empowering peopleCommunities and Local Government19.10.2007 Communities Secretary Hazel Blears will today publish an 'empowerment action plan' - setting out how the Government will deliver on…
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Senscot Bulletin
19th October 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 19-10-2007

Dear members and friends, We live in an age of reports - measuring everything. Obesity out of control - a million Scots drinking to excess - our children the most stressed in Europe - personal debt at…
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Bulletin Articles
19th October 2007

Talk business, ‘you’ll raise cash’

Talk business, 'you'll raise cash'Emma Rigby, Third Sector Addressing delegates at fundraising consultancy Action Planning's Raising Funds From the Rich conference, Hunter said: 'Nowadays, we don't ju…
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Bulletin Articles
18th October 2007

The Ambassadors

The Ambassadors   18.10..07     In England the government commissioned the Social Enterprise Coalition to select 34 Ambassadors to go about the country extolling the benefits of social …
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Bulletin Articles
18th October 2007

Seeking sanctuary

Seeking sanctuary The isle of Rum has for 50 years been a nature reserve, so why does Scottish Natural Heritage now want more people to live there? Sanjida O'ConnellThe Guardian 17.10.07 Rum has been …