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New job posted today:@DiscoveryCU is looking for a general manager to deal with the day to day running and strategic development of the credit union.⬇️ See details ⬇️senscot.net/job/disc…

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Senscot Bulletin
30th November 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 30-11-07

Dear members and friends, For most of my life I looked younger than my years – but this is no longer so. An early whiplash injury damaged my neck – which gradually damaged my legs – and now I mo…
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Bulletin Articles
30th November 2007

Community Ownership Gains New Momentum

Community ownership gains new momentum Government News  Network Street markets run by the traders, old fire stations turned into community centres and listed buildings being restored for the bene…
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Bulletin Articles
30th November 2007

Community planning is progressing but complexities make aims diff…

Community planning is progressing but complexities make aims difficult to achieveAudit Scotland An Audit Scotland report, A review of community planning in Scotland, published today, says community pl…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2007

Caring Christmas trees

Caring Christmas trees Bethany Christian Trust   Prime Minister Gordon Brown has lent his support to an innovative festive initiative that helps homeless people in Edinburgh and Fife in winter b…
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29th November 2007

Where Social Enterprise Sits?

Where Social Enterprise Sits?Charles Leadbeater29.11.07 One way of defining where social enterprise sits in the economy is this table with a continuum from mainly profitdriven, mainstream business at …
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2007

Views on Government’s Empowerment Action Plan

Views on Government's Empowerment Action PlanNewstartSo what do the punters make of the government’s empowerment action plan? If indications from New Start’s conference on empowerment today are an…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2007

Housing Green Paper

Housing Green PaperJim Harvey ConsultingCommunity owned Housing Associations which diversify can be our most effective Anchor Organisations for empowering communities. The Government’s green paper f…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2007

A new partnership at Aberdeen’s His Majesty’s Theatre

A new partnership at Aberdeen’s His Majesty’s TheatreAberdeen Foyer 29.11.07 Aberdeen Foyer is to take over the restaurant, café bar and hospitality suite at the theatre in January, providing dis…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2007

The Principles of Representation

The Principles of Representation Communities and Local Government27.11.07 The following principles offer a framework that the third sector might use to organise effective representation on LSPs. They …
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2007

Balmoral Buyout

Balmoral BuyoutAndy WightmanFrom Bella Caledonia, Issue 1, October 2007 Any serious attempt at dismantling the concentrated pattern of private landownership in Scotland will get nowhere if it does not…
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Senscot Bulletin
23rd November 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 23-02-2007

Dear members and friends, I've got fungus growing all over my body – Yuk. Every winter I get itchy – usually just scratch and bear it – but this year it got so bad I showed the doctor – 'That'…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd November 2007

Firm Foundations

Firm Foundations    This is good news for the housing sector in Scotland. The government’s commitment to providing more housing both for owner occupation and for rent is to be welcomed. &n…