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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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27th February 2009

Networks1st Update: 27th February

Another big event in Fife coming up. The 2nd Annual Social Enterprise Business Awards - a collaboration between the Fife SEN and the Local Social Economy Partnership - will take place at the Adam Smit…
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Senscot Bulletin
27th February 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 27.02.09

Dear members and friends, February's a grim month, but I've wintered well this year – snug and warm in my wee cottage – no power cuts – escaped the flu (touch wood) – realised that I enjoy ext…
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Bulletin Articles
26th February 2009

Investment Fund Support for Scottish Social Enterprises

Investment Fund Support for Scottish Social EnterprisesThe Scottish Government26.02.09A social enterprise providing training and employment for people with mental health difficulties is one of the fir…
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Bulletin Articles
26th February 2009

Young Foundation unveils investment fund to support projects work…

Young Foundation unveils investment fund to support projects offering young people alternatives to traditional education 26.02.09 A pioneering fund set up to invest in projects designed to change the …
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Bulletin Articles
26th February 2009

Andrew Simms, Resurgance

Planet CrunchAndrew Simms, Policy Director and head of the climate change programme at nef Resurgance The Public face of finance always beamed with permanence. There was the almost geologic solidity o…
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26th February 2009

CVS Network votes to break away

CVS Network votes to break away25.02.09 Councils for voluntary service in Scotland have voted overwhelmingly to form their own umbrella body to represent them in discussions with community planning au…
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2009

The Government pledges £42.5 million to help volunteers, chariti…

The Government pledges £42.5 million to help volunteers, charities and social enterprisesCabinet Office09.02.09 The Government today pledged £42.5 million to help volunteers, charities and social en…
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25th February 2009

£100m health fund manager to be named next week

£100m health fund manager to be named next weekChrisanthi Giotis, Social Enterprise Magazine24.02.09 An announcement on who will run the Department of Health's £100m Social Enterprise Investment Fun…
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2009

Funding for community projects

Funding for community projectsScottish Government23.02.09 10 projects across Scotland have been offered a total of £1,221,617.26 to deal with waste at community level. A composting service in Aberdee…
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25th February 2009

Results from third INCREASE funding round

Results from third INCREASE funding round 10 Scottish community recycling social enterprises received £1.2m last week through the £7.5, INCREASE III scheme. Full list here http://www.senscot.net/do…
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25th February 2009

Charities are not businesses

Charities are not businessesby Debra Allcock Tyler, Chief Executive, Directory of Social Change I do not believe that charities are businesses.  Let me repeat in case the message has got lost. Ch…
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24th February 2009

People’s Bank would safeguard deprived area investment

People's Bank would safeguard deprived area investmentHenry Palmer, Social Enterprise Mag24.02.09 A People's Bank could prevent financial services being withdrawn from deprived areas as the economic d…