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Three new @ramh_scotland jobs listed on our site today:Mental Health Development Worker PT £22k pro-rata Self-Management Coordinator PT £26k pro-rata Senior Mental Health Practitioner PT £22k pro-ratasenscot.net/jobs/

About 15 hours ago from Senscot's Twitter

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29th May 2009

Networks1st Update: 29th May 2009

Senscot attended the Supporting Voluntary Action (SVA) Think Tanks Away Day at Hampden Stadium this week. The event was to engage the Third Sector in looking at the changing role and purpose of third …
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Senscot Bulletin
29th May 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 29.05.09

Dear members and friends,  Week in bed with flu – cough keeps me awake – bit weak - but appetite fine. Between wee dozes, I’ve just finished ‘Italian Shoes’ – a novel by Henning Manke…
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Research Article
29th May 2009

Keeping it Legal: Legal forms for social enterprises

Keeping it Legal: Legal forms for social enterprisesBates, Wells and Braithwaite and Social Enterprise London29.05.09 This legal guide booklet is for people who wish to set up and run successful socia…
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Bulletin Articles
29th May 2009

Chief Executive of the Social Enterprise Coalition to step down i…

Chief Executive of the Social Enterprise Coalition to step down in October 2009Jonathan Bland, Social Enterprise Coalition28.05.09 Good Afternoon, Today (28 May) at the Coalition's Board meeting, I an…
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Bulletin Articles
28th May 2009

With Kids – An Initiative of the Big Issue Foundation Scotland

With Kids – An Initiative of the Big Issue Foundation ScotlandBig Issue Foundation Scotland28.05.09 Background The Big Issue has been on the streets of Scotland since 1993 – founded by Mel Young, …
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Bulletin Articles
28th May 2009

Fundraising Challenge

Fundraising ChallengeBig Issue Foundation Scotland 28.05.09 Big Issue Foundation Scotland (BIFS) has organised a fundraising challenge of a lifetime, a 100km trek across the Sahara desert. We are keen…
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Bulletin Articles
28th May 2009

Community bodies miss out on jobs funding

Community bodies miss out on jobs fundingAllister Hayman, Regeneration & Renewal25.05.09 The £1.5 billion Working Neighbourhoods Fund, launched a year ago, was awarded to the 64 councils with Eng…
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Bulletin Articles
28th May 2009

Survey: How well does the public sector serve your organisation?

Survey: How well does the public sector serve your organisation? Local People Leading28.05.09 See the survey here http://www.ekosonlineresearch.co.uk/lpl.htm Local People Leading (LPL) is an alliance …
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Bulletin Articles
28th May 2009

Funding boost keeps projects on right course

Funding boost keeps projects on right courseStephen Naysmith, The Herald22.05.09 A social business which offers community groups the chance to build flat-pack canoes and hire a barge on the Union Cana…
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22nd May 2009

Networks1st Update: 22nd May 2009

Developments continue around the Third Sector Single Interface with a confererence invite this week from Eleanor Logan. Eleanor, a one time member of ABSEN, is working with the Supporting Voluntary Ac…
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Senscot Bulletin
22nd May 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 22.05.09

Dear members and friends, May 10 was my birthday – same as several friends – including Norrie, from my drinking days in Edinburgh’s Café Royal. He was a warm, sensitive man – one of the …
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Bulletin Articles
22nd May 2009

Sector split on community reinvestment laws

Sector split on community reinvestment lawsHenry Palmer, Social Enterprise Magazine20.05.09 Groups campaigning for increased lending in marginalised communities have split over whether tough new banki…