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New job posted today:@DiscoveryCU is looking for a general manager to deal with the day to day running and strategic development of the credit union.⬇️ See details ⬇️senscot.net/job/disc…

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27th March 2009

Networks1st Update: 27th March 2009

'Fit for Purpose 09' on 3rd March at the Scottish StoryTelling Centre in Edinburgh, connected the 'Enterprising Third Sector' action plan and 'Equally Well' the Government's strategy on health inequal…
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Senscot Bulletin
27th March 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 27.03.09

Dear members and friends, Becoming a community worker in Wester Hailes in 1976 was one of the defining events in my life.  I learnt on the job, that if ordinary folk organise and mobilise th…
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Bulletin Articles
27th March 2009

Scotland’s Communities to get involved

Scotland's Communities to get involvedScottish Government23.03.09 Scotland's communities are being urged to take control of their own future. The Community Empowerment Action Plan, launched by the Sc…
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Bulletin Articles
27th March 2009

GHA

Joint approach can knock GHA into shapeDouglas Robertson, The Herald27.03.09 Glasgow Housing Association for a long time has failed to meet the objectives set by governments and in recent weeks minist…
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Bulletin Articles
26th March 2009

RISE Social Enterprise Mark – Press Release

RISE Social Enterprise Mark - Press ReleaseConsumers demand new ethical logo25.03.09 Consumers are crying out for a Fair Trade-style charter mark to help them identify social enterprises, according to…
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Bulletin Articles
26th March 2009

In Defence of Youth Work

In Defence of Youth Work25.03.09 Thirty years ago Youth Work aspired to a special relationship with young people. It wanted to meet young women and men on their terms. It claimed to be 'on their side'…
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Bulletin Articles
26th March 2009

Social business: How to build a better future

Social business: How to build a better futureMartin Clark, The Guardian 18.02.09 Can social enterprises respond to the current global crisis and pave the way to a better future? The answer is emphatic…
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Bulletin Articles
26th March 2009

Understanding the Third Sector Support Infrastructure in Scotland

Understanding the Third Sector Support Infrastructure in Scotland The study is underway and EKOS are building up cross-section of third sector organisations to participate - initial discussion worksho…
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Bulletin Articles
25th March 2009

Best Ethical Contribution: Fife Diet

Best Ethical Contribution: Fife DietJoanna Blythman, The Observer, Food MonthlyMarch, 09 When Mike and Karen Small launched their fledgling experiment asking people to eat mainly local food for a year…
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Bulletin Articles
25th March 2009

Community Empowerment Action Plan Launched

Community Empowerment Action Plan LaunchedScottish Government25.03.09 The Community Empowerment Action Plan, launched this week by Scottish Govt, is a welcome statement of intent on several counts –…
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Bulletin Articles
25th March 2009

Stranraer football club saved

Stranraer football club savedCraig Robertson, Dumfries Standard20.03.09 Officials at Stranraer Football Club have hailed a takeover bid by a housing association as the 'saviour of the club's future'. …
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Bulletin Articles
25th March 2009

The Pub

The PubThe Guardian21.03.09 Like many of those who live in the remote village of Birgham in the Scottish borders, Kevin Mills, pictured above, struggles to get a booking for a table in his local pub. …