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27th June 2008

Networks1st Update: 27th June 2008

We hear this week that Edinburgh SEN is to work with CEiS on the Social Enterprise World Forum. Delegates will be given guided tours by a team of Edinburgh's social enterprise leaders on Tuesday 2nd o…
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Senscot Bulletin
27th June 2008

Senscot Bulletin: 27.06.08

Dear members and friends, I’m sleeping badly – dreams full of fear – my unconscious is telling me something’s wrong – alarm bells – no logical reason.  Heraclitus of Ephesus (500 BC) …
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2008

Futurebuilders to ditch application forms

Futurebuilders to ditch application formsTania Mason, Charity Finance25.06.08 Futurebuilders expects to do away with application forms and invite prospective lendees straight to interview, according t…
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2008

Crunch Time

Crunch TimeRosie Nivenn , newstart26.06.08 This time last year, anyone using the term credit crunch would have met with a blank look. But now we are all feeling the effects of the squeeze on credit, b…
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26th June 2008

Hell and High Water: Climate Change, Hope and the Human Condition

Hell and High Water: Climate Change, Hope and the Human ConditionAlastair McIntosh26.06.08 Climate change is the greatest challenge that the world has ever faced. In this groundbreaking new book, Alas…
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26th June 2008

Social enterprise initiative lacks direction, experts say

Social enterprise initiative lacks direction, experts sayHelen Warrell, Third Sector25.06.08 The idea of appointing ambassadors to tell their stories at high-level events and in the media was set out …
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25th June 2008

Transition wins two awards in a week

TRANSITION WINS TWO AWARDS IN A WEEK     Transition Extreme Sports Ltd, the Aberdeen based youth charity which developed and now operates the Action Sports Centre down at Aberdeen Beach, has…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2008

Forth Sector named the Social Enterprise of the Year at Edge Upst…

Forth Sector named the Social Enterprise of the Year at Edge Upstarts Awards 2008Forth Sector24.06.08 Forth Sector has been named the ‘Social Enterprise of the Year’ at the Edge Upstarts Awards 20…
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25th June 2008

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise` debate, speaker bios

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise` debate, speaker biosNorth East Social Capital Forum23.06.08 Colin was away this week at the `Healthy, Wealthy and Wise` debate in Newcastle. The event, organised by the Nort…
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20th June 2008

Networks1st Update: 20th June 2008

Got confirmation on dates for this year`s `Fit for Purpose` Conference looking at health and social enterprise. The event will take place on Tuesday 3rd March 2009 at The Scottish Storytelling Centre …
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Senscot Bulletin
20th June 2008

Senscot Bulletin: 20.06.08

Dear members and friends, The invite was flattering but I shouldn’t have come – award ceremony in the House of Lords – oak panelling - heraldic crests – drinks and canapés. The Minister – s…
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20th June 2008

Recommendations following Fit for Purpose Conference September 20…

 Recommendations following Fit for Purpose Conference September 2007·         Support for Thematic Health and Social Enterprise Network. The role of …