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Theatre Nemo is hosting a development meeting for anyone interested in supporting their vision of a Creative Holistic Support Centre that will provide a full range of support services under one roof. 25th July, Glasgow. #HealthSENSee details: senscot.net/events/t… pic.twitter.com/Grxo…

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Bulletin Articles
30th June 2009

East Anglia gardening enterprise high achiever in growth and impa…

East Anglia gardening enterprise high achiever in growth and impact measurement for leisure, sportsRBS SE10030.06.09 With organisations from the north dominating the table for the past couple of marke…
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26th June 2009

Networks1st Update: 26th June 2009

On Wednesday, Senscot attended the Scottish Social Enterprise Coalition's 5th AGM. During the day, it became clear there is an increasing desire for the Coalition to work more closely with the LSENs o…
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Senscot Bulletin
26th June 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 26.06.09

Dear members and friends, Sunday was midsummer’s day – in glorious sunshine we drive to St Andrews – the scenic route – through Auchtermuchty and Cupar. Short detour to buy strawberries – ea…
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2009

Community Energy Scotland wins major UK energy award

Community Energy Scotland wins major UK energy awardCommunity Energy Scotland22.06.09 A small Highland-based social enterprise has won a major UK renewable energy industry award for its support to com…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2009

Further support for the Third Sector

Further support for the Third SectorThe Scottish Government24.06.09 Since the Fund opened for business at the end of January 2009, we have received 120 applications from 23 Local Authority areas acros…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2009

Ephen Scotland’s Global Crisis – towards a civil society resp…

Ephen Scotland’s Global Crisis – towards a civil society response?Stephen Maxwell, SCVO17.06.09   Why is civil society important? Civil society has three functions: a social function, providi…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2009

Never mind their recommendations – the Calman Commission ha…

Never mind their recommendations - the Calman Commission has questions to answerStephen Maxwell, TfN19.06.09 Of the forty odd proposals of the Calman Commission on Scottish devolution the one that has…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2009

Community organisations ‘not trusted’ with property

Community organisations 'not trusted' with propertyDavid Ainsworth, Third Sector16.06.09 Audit Commission report says councils fear mismanagement and loss of income More than half of local authorities…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2009

Work needed if councils are to hand over assets

Work needed if councils are to hand over assetsJamie Carpenter, Regeneration & Renewal22.06.09 Third sector leaders gathered at the Victorian property on a cobbled street in Hillsborough - which h…
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Bulletin Articles
24th June 2009

Social Investment Scotland Customer Needs Survey

Social Investment Scotland Customer Needs SurveySocial Investment Scotland23 April - 20 May Social Investment Scotland(SIS) recently conducted a ‘customer needs’ survey by means of an on-line ques…
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Bulletin Articles
24th June 2009

Bank of Scotland unveil awards shortlist

Bank of Scotland unveil awards shortlistChrisanthi Giotis, Social Enterprise Magazine24.06.09 Social Enterprise Ambassador Tim Campbell is on the shortlist to secure a £5m interest free loan from the…
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19th June 2009

Networks1st Update: 19th June 2009

Yesterday, Senscot participated in `Up and Running` a sport and social enterprise event at Airth Castle near Alloa. The event was sponsored by Social Investment Scotland and its set to make front page…