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25th March 2009

The Filling Station

The Filling StationThe Guardian23.03.09 Applecross in north west Scotland is perhaps Britain's most remote mainland community. Until the 1970s it could only be reached on a single-track road across th…
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20th March 2009

Networks1st Update: 20th March 2009

This week saw the second of this year’s Community of Business events take place in Inverness. These events are a great opportunity for social and commercial enterprises to meet and develop rela…
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Bulletin Articles
20th March 2009

Social Enterprise Mark Discussion Forum

Social Enterprise Mark   Discussion Forum 18th March 2009, The Melting Pot, Edinburgh   Welcome and Inroduction   Colin Campbell gave an introduction to Senscot`s involvement with Rise…
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Senscot Bulletin
20th March 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 20.03.09

Dear members and friends, My cousin drops by with some boxes I stored in his garage – long forgotten.  Unpacking them this evening I find my old Frank Sinatra LPs from the 1950s:  Com…
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Bulletin Articles
19th March 2009

Postman Pat makes a better banker than Fred the Shred

Postman Pat makes a better banker than Fred the ShredSimon Jenkins, The Guardian18.03.09 Yesterday a group of MPs and others put forward a plan for a new government savings and loan bank. It would be …
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Bulletin Articles
19th March 2009

Time to cut in the middleman?

Time to cut in the middleman?Geoff Mulgan, The Guardian19.03.09 Every true story of social innovation is a messy tale of luck and timing, hard graft and creative insight. Hospices, Wikipedia, per…
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Bulletin Articles
19th March 2009

Local food group in crisis as funding withdrawn

Local food group in crisis as funding withdrawnDavid Ross, The Herald19.03.09 A network of locally sourced food providers in the Highlands has suspended its services and will lay off staff after regio…
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Bulletin Articles
19th March 2009

Trading for Transformation

Trading for TransformationSSEC19.03.09 Briefing produced by the SSEC for the reception on reserved policy issue affecting social enterprises in Scotland Download document here http://www.senscot.net/d…
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Bulletin Articles
19th March 2009

A Firm Foundation

A Firm FoundationAndrew Bossone, Business TodayAugust, 2006 We can’t all be Warren Buffett: The 75-year-old billionaire recently announced that he would donate $37 billion to the Bill and Melinda Ga…
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Bulletin Articles
19th March 2009

Look no further than inequality for the source of all our ills

Look no further than inequality for the source of all our ills Will Hutton, The Observer15.03.09 The crisis overwhelming social work and Sir Fred Goodwin's £700,000 pension, symbol above any other of…
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Bulletin Articles
19th March 2009

Digging for answers in Egypt’s rubbish

Digging for answers in Egypt's rubbish BBC Scotland17.03.09 In Scotland, rafts of plastic bags and bottles washing up on beaches present a major environmental challenge - but in Cairo, they're a busin…
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Bulletin Articles
19th March 2009

Social Innovation Camp

Social Innovation Camp19.03.09 From Friday 19th to Sunday 21st June 2009 at the Saltire Centre in Glasgow, the Social Innovation Camp will bring together some of the best of the UK’s software develo…