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Three new @ramh_scotland jobs listed on our site today:Mental Health Development Worker PT £22k pro-rata Self-Management Coordinator PT £26k pro-rata Senior Mental Health Practitioner PT £22k pro-ratasenscot.net/jobs/

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29th August 2008

Networks1st Update: 29th August 2008

Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network members are gearing up for their biggest week yet, playing a staring role at the inaugural Social Enterprise World Forum. There will be a series of visits on the op…
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Senscot Bulletin
29th August 2008

Senscot Bulletin: 29.08.08

Dear members and friends, Months of torment from chronic itchiness – countless tests – GP baffled – long awaited appointment this week with dermatologist.  Cheerful chatty chap – meticulo…
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Bulletin Articles
29th August 2008

Forum Meeting

DInC Forum Meeting Monday 9th June 2008, 12.30 Big Lottery Fund Offices, Atlantic Quay, Glasgow   Present: Peter McNamara, YouthLink Scotland         …
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29th August 2008

Excerpt from Scottish Investment Fund Document

Excerpt from Scottish Investment Fund Document   The Scottish Investment Fund is not for all organisations – we envisage significant investments in around 60-80 organisations over the period 20…
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Bulletin Articles
28th August 2008

Big Lottery Funding in Scotland

Big Lottery Funding in ScotlandJohn Fellows, BIG Scotland28.08.08 Last week's bulletin commented upon Big Lottery Funding in Scotland, and specifically, funding to support Voluntary Sector infrastruct…
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Bulletin Articles
28th August 2008

Underground Economy

Underground EconomyPeter J Hill, Christianity Today27.08.08 Not many sociologists enjoy name-recognition outside the confines of their profession. Sudhir Venkatesh is an exception. His 2008 book Gang …
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28th August 2008

An enterprising business gives unsold books a second look

An enterprising business gives unsold books a second lookThe Herald25.08.08 So you give your old books away to charity? Good. Do you know what happens to the books that charity shops cannot sell? They…
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Bulletin Articles
28th August 2008

HISEZ wins business support contract

HISEZ wins business support contractAmy Liptrot, Social Enterprise Magazine26.08.08 A three-year contract to develop and promote social enterprises in north Scotland has been won by the Highlands and …
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Bulletin Articles
28th August 2008

How effective is social enterprise?

How effective is social enterprise?Alexis Akwagyiram, BBC News27.08.08 Chris Shaw set up a business in South Africa two years ago in the hope that he could give poor people in a township the chance to…
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22nd August 2008

Networks1st Update: 22nd August 2008

News this week about the first topic of the 3 Social Enterprise Fringe events on 4th of September (http://www.senscot.net/networks1st/downloads/thefringeforum.pdf). Momentum appears to be growing behi…
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Senscot Bulletin
22nd August 2008

Senscot Bulletin: 22.08.08

Dear members and friends, Last week I’d never heard of Usain Bolt, the Olympic Sprint Champion – Wow! Awesome! My pal, a sports physio, says that folk who originate from West Africa have a genetic…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd August 2008

Georgia Orphan Children Appeal

Dear Laurence, There’s a big dark cloud on the horizon in Georgia. Worth a wee mention I would say, in terms of its implications for the big world order. I am working in a small village on a project…