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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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31st July 2009

Networks1st Update: Friday 31st July 2009

The Enterprise Fund is a great opportunity for LSEN members to build their capacity. To date, the Fund has approved nearly 40 applications, totalling approximately £2.7m. Aberdeen SEN has had pa…
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Senscot Bulletin
31st July 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 31.07.09

Dear members and friends, I never learned to type - do my stuff in pencil on lined paper - fax it to the office; comes back in Times Roman - which I print - amend in pencil, fax back etc. I write best…
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Bulletin Articles
30th July 2009

Community Capacities and Community Necessities

Community Capacities and Community NecessitiesJohn McKnight30.07.09 There is a new worldwide movement developing, made up of people with a different vision for their local communities.  They know…
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Bulletin Articles
30th July 2009

Adventure Capital Fund set to bid for social investment wholesale…

Adventure Capital Fund set to bid for social investment wholesale bankJohn Plummer, Third Sector28.07.09 The Adventure Capital Fund has confirmed that it will bid to run the proposed social investment…
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Bulletin Articles
30th July 2009

Community Assets

Community AssetsThe Herald30.07.09 The Scottish Land Fund (SLF) has been one of the most successful pieces of flagship legislation of the early years of the Scottish Parliament. Between 2001 and 2006,…
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Bulletin Articles
30th July 2009

Share Your Success with SURF

Share Your Success with SURFSURF30.07.09 The SURF Awards, first presented in 1998, are now well established as the major independent awards for community regeneration projects in Scotland. The prestig…
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Bulletin Articles
29th July 2009

Government responds to Social Enterprise Summit

Government responds to Social Enterprise SummitCabinet Office24.07.09 The Office of the Third Sector has published the cross government response to the recent Social Enterprise Summit. It details the …
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Bulletin Articles
29th July 2009

Evaluating community assets

Evaluating community assets29.07.09 Over recent years the English Govt. has introduced both legislation and policy with the intention that the transfer of publicly owned assets to communities should b…
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Bulletin Articles
29th July 2009

Community Re-investment Act

Community Re-investment ActChrisanthi Giotis, Social Enterprise Magazine29.07.09 The message from the room was loud and clear. The banks have had it their own way for long enough. Now they must do mor…
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Bulletin Articles
29th July 2009

Community Re-investment Act

Community Re-investment ActChrisanthi Giotis, Social Enterprise Magazine29.07.09 The message from the room was loud and clear. The banks have had it their own way for long enough. Now they must do mor…
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Bulletin Articles
29th July 2009

Scottish Government Third Sector Division Organogram

Scottish Government Third Sector Division OrganogramScottish Government29.07.09 Download the Organogram here http://www.senscot.net/docs/thirdsectorteamorganogram.pdf…
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Bulletin Articles
29th July 2009

SIS moves to bolster senior team

SIS moves to bolster senior teamSocial Investment Scotland29.07.09 Social Investment Scotland (SIS) the national body  that makes loans and grants to third sector organisations,  has announc…