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18th October 2007

A less-than comprehensive review of the Comprehensive Spending Re…

A less-than comprehensive review of the Comprehensive Spending Review - Key points from CSR07   Urban Forum October 2007   The Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) headlines may all have been…
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Bulletin Articles
12th October 2007

Community Anchor Organisations

Community Anchor OrganisationsSenscot Up and down the country, organisations known as community anchors are making extraordinary differences to people’s lives. These organisations sit in the heart o…
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Senscot Bulletin
12th October 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 12-10-2007

Dear members and friends, Last week I read a book called `The Road` by Cormac McCarthy – which changed the way I see our world. In it, an environmental catastrophe has destroyed our planet – all a…
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Bulletin Articles
12th October 2007

Community-buyouts of industrial land

Community-buyouts of industrial landGovan Workspace One of the largest community-buyouts of industrial land in urban Scotland has been completed by Govan Workspace with the purchase of a f…
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Bulletin Articles
12th October 2007

Core values

Core valuesThe Guardian Edgar Cahn, the relentless social innovator, has spent his life trying to change things. He is now 72, and for the first 20 years of his career he built a reputation as a US c…
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Bulletin Articles
12th October 2007

Opening of the Melting Pot

Opening of the Melting PotClaire Carpenter The Melting Pot finally opened last Monday after over 100 volunteers took part in a week long eco-fit out party. Other good news is that Scottish Community F…
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Bulletin Articles
12th October 2007

Innovation in the Public Sector

Innovation in the Public SectorThursday  4th October  2007 Friends Meeting House, Victoria Terrace, EdinburghIntroduction - Aidan Pia (Senscot) Aidan gave a brief intro into how we arrived …
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Bulletin Articles
12th October 2007

Applying the Scottish Charity Test

Applying the Scottish Charity TestStephen Maxwell In July 2007 OSCR issued the report of the pilot of its Rolling Review of existing charities under the charity test provided for in the Charities and …
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Bulletin Articles
12th October 2007

Empowering Communities

Empowering Communities National Strategic Empowerment Partnership Empowering Communities is the South West regional consortium of theNational Strategic Empowerment Partnership. It comprises of an Exe…
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Bulletin Articles
11th October 2007

The story so far

The story so far Local People Leading   Who we are   LPL is the campaign for strong and independent communities.  It was initiated in Jan 2007 by an alliance of 4 network organizations;…
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Bulletin Articles
11th October 2007

Β£1.4m project to foster sector innovation launched

Β£1.4m project to foster sector innovation launchedBen Cook, Third Sector Online09.10.07 The exchange has been established by the Office of the Third Sector to foster innovation in the sector and expl…
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5th October 2007

Research into the potential for franchising and replication to ge…

Part of this research is to consider the nature of social enterprise start-up in Scotland to date. Q: If your organisation is a social enterprise*, has established one or is in the process of establis…