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In today's bulletin we profiled @CreatingConvos, a social enterprise arm of @ArtlinkCentral which develops conversation kits to enhance the lives of people living with dementia and anyone connected to them.senscot.net/resource…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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30th May 2008

Networks1st Update: 30th May 2008

Anna`s first full week with Senscot draws to a close. Here's what she's got to say about it all so far:My first week with Senscot has been varied; a small insight into my time ahead working with every…
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Senscot Bulletin
30th May 2008

Senscot Bulletin: 30.05.08

Dear members and friends, The dominant myth of our time is that the world economy can continue to expand indefinitely – infinite growth with our planet’s finite resources is an illusion – but on…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2008

Stated aims

Stated aimsCraig Dearden-Phillips 30.05.08 Now that Gordon Brown has finally decided he is a Blairite and that large chunks of the public sector are fair game for outsourcing after all - just when the…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2008

New Centre for Kinghorn

New Centre for KinghornPress Release30.05.08 Recent talks between Kinghorn Developments Ltd. who own the land on the east side of Kinghorn Loch and The Ecology Centre, could secure the future for the …
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Bulletin Articles
29th May 2008

SFHA/SHARE conference

SFHA/SHARE conference Edward Harkins Interesting last Wednesday in Stirling to hear Jacqui Watt, Chief Executive of SFHA at the SFHA/SHARE conference on Housing Associations and Wider Role and Social …
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Bulletin Articles
29th May 2008

Glasgow support agency looks east

Glasgow support agency looks eastMark Smith, The Herald20.05.08 A not-for-profit west of Scotland-based business support agency is set to expand its £1.5m loan fund into Edinburgh and the Lothians in…
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Bulletin Articles
29th May 2008

WRAP appoints new Director for Scotland

WRAP appoints new Director for ScotlandWRAP23.05.08WRAP has appointed Iain Gulland as its new Director for Scotland to help deliver the country's ambitious recycling and waste reduction targets. These…
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Bulletin Articles
29th May 2008

Way ahead for under-threat Glencraft

Way ahead for under-threat GlencraftCameron Brooks23.05.08 Moves have started to transform an under-threat Aberdeen factory staffed by disabled people into a social enterprise to safeguard its future,…
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23rd May 2008

Networks1st Update: 23rd May 2008

On Wednesday I attended a dinner hosted by the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) in partnership with the Scottish Social Enterprise Coalition (SSEC) to launch the publication of a C…
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Senscot Bulletin
23rd May 2008

Senscot Bulletin: 23.05.08

Dear members and friends, My local café is the Hopetoun garden centre up on the main road – good coffee and home baking – a tranquil spot - popular with the auld yins.  Yesterday – comfy i…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd May 2008

Dormant Bank Accounts

Dormant Bank AccountsScottish Government The Scottish Government has begun its consultation process on the priorities for deploying the funds to be collected from Dormant Bank Accounts.  The sums…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd May 2008

Scots renewal impasse ‘could run on for months’

Scots renewal impasse 'could run on for months'Allister Hayman, R&R09.05.08 Scotland's shake-up of local regeneration is mired in a dispute between the country's economic development agency and it…