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Bulletin Articles
23rd November 2007

Social enterprise and social innovation: Strategies for the next …

Social enterprise and social innovation: Strategies for the next ten yearsCharles Leadbeater  Introduction   This paper argues that government needs a framework for social innovation in wh…
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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…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd November 2007

The Review of Social Investment Scotland

The Review of Social Investment ScotlandSocial Enterprise Team Third Sector Division Public Service Reform Directorate November 2007     Social Investment Scotland was launched in September …
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Bulletin Articles
22nd November 2007

McCormick: JRF’s new Scotland Adviser

McCormick: JRF’s new Scotland Adviser Joseph Rowntree Foundation22.11.07 Independent analyst and public policy commentator Jim McCormick (formerly Director of the Scottish Council Foundation think-t…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd November 2007

A cause to diet for

A cause to diet forGordon Cairns, The Guardian 22.11.07 Catherine Lindow and Richard Brewster, from the rural Scottish town of Kinghorn, this week sat down with their two children to a beef pie made w…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd November 2007

New report says rural voice not being heard

New report says rural voice not being heardRural Community Gateway19.11.07 The Rural Advocacy study was commissioned by the Scottish Consumer Council. It brought together a wide range of organisations…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd November 2007

Churches make hidden contribution

Churches make hidden contributionBBC News21.11.07 The Salt of the Earth report said local communities benefited from 1,899 projects run by 315 churches. Lord Provost Bob Winter said: 'The result…
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Bulletin Articles
16th November 2007

Record £93m for sector

Record £93m for sectorTFN16.11.07 SCOTLAND’S voluntary sector is set for a record cash windfall after John Swinney pledged £93m in central government funding. The money, over three years, include…
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Senscot Bulletin
16th November 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 16-11-07

Dear members and friends, Staff nurse Helen is fitting me with a 24 hour blood pressure monitor. 'Every half hour it beeps - sit still. The arm cuff inflates automatically – takes a reading – beep…
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Bulletin Articles
15th November 2007

Important information about Dynamic, Inclusive Communities

Important information about Dynamic, Inclusive Communities Big Lottery Fund15.11.07 After consideration of all of the issues, we believe that the best way to do this is to ensure that all relevant pro…
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Bulletin Articles
15th November 2007

Timebank founder in Scotland

Timebank founder in Scotland Edgar S. Cahn 09.11.07 I have met that person whom you just heard introduced. We have a nodding acquaintance. But that’s not who I am. Because the person speaking to you…
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Bulletin Articles
15th November 2007

Trying to raise awareness with his employers (a statutory agency)…

Trying to raise awareness with his employers (a statutory agency) of the work of social enterprisesSenscot Reader15.11.07 On my quest to raise internal awareness on linking up our public body with soc…