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A great profile of SEN member @CCInitiatives in the @cl_gazette yesterday.Clydesdale Community Initiatives helps people with complex health needs make a meaningful contribution to their local community. Read more below 👇carlukegazette.co.uk…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Bulletin Articles
30th September 2008

Supplier Development Programme (SDP)

Supplier Development Programme (SDP) The Scottish Government has just subscribed to an exciting new service, which is now available free of charge to all trading third sector organisations and social …
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26th September 2008

Networks1st Update: 26th September 2008

Fife SEN members The Ecology Centre (winners of the Business Bingo event at the Fringe Forum last month) are in the mix for up to £500,000 as part of the Big Lottery Fund’s Primetime program…
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Senscot Bulletin
26th September 2008

Senscot Bulletin: 26.09.08

Dear members and friends,  From the 8th century, until the end of the 15th, the Moors occupied Spain and in the south, created the mighty Kingdom of el Andalus – its capital Cordoba a world cen…
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Bulletin Articles
26th September 2008

List of Actions, Community Empowerment

List of Actions,  Community EmpowermentLPL Last week, at the DTA(UK) Annual Conference, Communities Minister Hazel Blears announced a package of measures designed to take forward community empowe…
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Bulletin Articles
26th September 2008

The Scottish Government

Third Sector Enterprise FundThe Scottish Government Funding for organisations which are not eligible for the Scottish Investment Fund may be available through the Third Sector Enterprise Fund. This Fu…
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Bulletin Articles
26th September 2008

Scottish Investment Fund

Scottish Investment Fund The Scottish Investment Fund (SIF) is a £30 million fund provided by the Scottish Government to be delivered in the current spending review period (2008-2011).  It aims…
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Bulletin Articles
25th September 2008

Social Enterprise Mark counters the ‘identity crisis’

Social Enterprise Mark counters the 'identity crisis'RISE23.09.08 Research just published by COI on behalf of the Office of the Third Sector (OTS), has revealed that misunderstanding and confusion are…
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Bulletin Articles
25th September 2008

Creating a culture of social enterprise: where next?

Creating a culture of social enterprise: where next?Office of the Third Sector18.09.08 Having commissioned the Central Office of Information (COI) to undertake independent market research and strategi…
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Bulletin Articles
25th September 2008

Survey for co-housing

Community Enterprise Limited is carrying out research on behalf of The Vivarium Trust to explore your views on how you would like to live as you grow older and to establish if there is a demand for a …
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Bulletin Articles
25th September 2008

Enterprising Solutions Awards 2008: The Shortlist

Enterprising Solutions Awards 2008: The ShortlistSocial Enterprise Coalition The shortlist for the 10th Enterprising Solutions Awards has been announced and this year, more than ever, it reflects the …
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Bulletin Articles
25th September 2008

£6.4m for Scottish voluntary groups

£6.4m for Scottish voluntary groupsLeon Walker, Regen.net25.09.08 Part of the Dynamic, Inclusive Communities (DIC) fund, today's package of investment will improve the infrastructure of Scotland's co…
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Bulletin Articles
25th September 2008

‘Plain old untrendy troubles and emotions’

'Plain old untrendy troubles and emotions'David Foster Wallace20.09.08 There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and…