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Senscot Bulletin
14th December 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 14-12-07

Dear members and friends, “Any fool can give – it’s what we take from life that matters. That’s how we discover our outline – our identity – our passion.” I disagree with this passage, b…
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14th December 2007

Concordat to unleash potential of local communities

Concordat to unleash potential of local communitiesCommunities and Local Government14.12.07 An historic new written agreement which will radically transform the relationship between central and local …
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14th December 2007

Launch of the Community Empowerment Action Plan

Launch of the Community Empowerment Action PlanHazel Blears14.12.07 Thank you for that kind introduction. It's a pleasure to be here with the NCVO. Let me start by paying tribute to NCVO's more than e…
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13th December 2007

Unclaimed assets rearguard action

Unclaimed assets rearguard actionHelen Warrell, Third Sector13.12.07 Lord Newby, Liberal Democrat spokesman on the Treasury, has agreed to put forward suggestions from the Unclaimed Assets Charity Coa…
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13th December 2007

A world of possibilities

Case Study Mustard Seed   Mustard Seed is a small charity providing supported living for people with disabilities in South Kerrier, Cornwall. It recognised that to develop its lifelong care servi…
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13th December 2007

Glasgow design company wins international social enterprise award

Glasgow design company wins international social enterprise awardTimes Online13.12.07 The 2007 Oxford University 21st Century Challenge, an international social enterprise competition run by the world…
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13th December 2007

Thoughts on hw communities can be assisted to achieve self-determ…

Dear Laurence, John Swinney’s response re Community Planning being about joined up service delivery at Tulliallan may well have been in a response to a question which I posed – deliberately. My t…
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13th December 2007

This is business, not red noses and soppy largesse

This is business, not red noses and soppy largesseThe Telegraph13.12.07 John Bird, founder of the Big Issue magazine, has warned that social entrepreneurs are being spoilt by lax corporate community s…
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12th December 2007

A hunger for books

A hunger for booksThe Guardian 07.12.07 I am standing in a doorway looking through clouds of blowing dust to where I am told there is still uncut forest. Yesterday I drove through miles of stumps, and…
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Senscot Bulletin
7th December 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 07-12-07

Dear members and friends, The big hype film just now is “The Golden Compass”, from a book by Philip Pullman. The author has said about it that some subjects are too large for adult fiction – can…
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7th December 2007

Dragons’ Den and Trade Fair Paper

ABSENDragons’ Den and Trade Fair Paper(Five Pages) Executive SummaryCommunities Scotland has made funding available to ABSEN for the purposes of running a trade fair and a Dragon’s Den. The paper …
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7th December 2007

Interview: Prof. Dr. Dr. Franz Josef Radermacher

Interview: Prof. Dr. Dr. Franz Josef RadermacherImpact07.12.07 Today 90% of financial flows are hot, speculative money and not associated with trade or long-term investments, 2.8 billion people on our…