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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 hours ago from Senscot's Twitter

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28th November 2008

Networks1st Update: 28th November 2008

This Monday, social entreprenuer and Nobel Prize Winner Muhammad Yunis gives a lecture at Glasgow Caledonian University on his view of the world's economy. Leading Scottish social entrepreneur Mel You…
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Senscot Bulletin
28th November 2008

Senscot Bulletin: 28.11.08

Dear members and friends,  I sometimes toy with the idea of writing my autobiography – a project for retirement – a holding to account – but I don’t think it will happen.  My source …
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Bulletin Articles
28th November 2008

Blunkett: rich need to step up in the downturn

Blunkett: rich need to step up in the downturnFabian Society28.11.08 The financial chaos of recent months has reinforced the importance of both government and community,  writes David Blunkett MP…
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27th November 2008

Roll-out will help more social enterprises make their mark

Roll-out will help more social enterprises make their markPaula Howley, new start mag14.11.08 The Social Enterprise Mark, a label to show that organisations trade for a social or environmental benefit…
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27th November 2008

Collective spirit

Collective spiritPamela Readhead, The Guardian26.11.08 This time last year, the Gloucestershire village of Blockley was in trouble. The village store and post office were about to close. The delicates…
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27th November 2008

An opportunity to help shape future funding policies

An opportunity to help shape future funding policiesThe Big Lottery Fund (Scotland)24.11.08 Big thinking is now launched. This is your opportunity to help us shape the future direction of the Big Lott…
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27th November 2008

Text from Senscot Lottery Application

Text from Senscot Lottery ApplicationSenscot   Aim of LSENs Phase 2 Development   The aim of LSENs Phase 2 is to create strong, sustainable and independent Local Social Enterprise Networks.&…
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Bulletin Articles
26th November 2008

Loan star

Loan starThe Guardian26.11.08 As a growing number of people are discovering, once you're in debt it can be hard to extricate yourself. And often it is hardest for those who are deepest in poverty in t…
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26th November 2008

Scheme to tackle loan sharks wins Guardian prize

Scheme to tackle loan sharks wins Guardian prizeDavid Brindle, The Guardian 26.11.08 An initiative by Glasgow city council to rescue people from doorstep lenders and instead provide access to mainstre…
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26th November 2008

Public Contracts Scotland

Public Contracts Scotland This site is where all contracting opportunities for the public sector can be found in future and where you should be able to find the advert for the latest procurement proje…
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21st November 2008

Networks1st Update: 21st November 2008

Yesterday`s Ceilidh proved a great success. Over 100 folk turned up and early feedback has been very positive. The Dragons` Den was won this year by Our Power (Cairndow, Argyll) for their new micro hy…
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21st November 2008

Social Entrepreneurs Fund

The Scottish Government step up their efforst to support the Third Sector. John Swinney announced a new £1M award programme for new start social entrepreneurs at the Scottish Social Enterprise Coalit…