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24th July 2009

Networks1st Update: Friday 24th July 2009

Networks 1st, the webspace in the Senscot website specifically for Social Enterprise Networks and their members, has been updated with more options and info sources. This includes a direct link on eve…
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Bulletin Articles
24th July 2009

Enterprising Third Sector Organisations Zone

Enterprising Third Sector Organisations ZoneScottish Government24.07.09 Scottish Government has set up the above zone on the Third Sector Division pages of the Scottish Government website.  It ou…
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Senscot Bulletin
24th July 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 24.07.09

Dear members and friends, Most of Seamus Heaney’s poetry is too difficult for me, too hard work – which is disappointing ‘cos I find any interviews he does so luminous and rewarding; he must be …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2009

An extract from Scottish Civil Society

An extract from Scottish Civil SocietyIan MacWhirter, The Herald29.06.09 It is very rare in politics that something actually works and we should not it let it pass unremarked, even if we don't start p…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2009

Community Land Rights

Community Land RightsAndy Wightman23.07.09 Community Land Rights is the first comprehensive overview of land rights that belong to communities in Scotland. It focuses on the range of common land that …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2009

Masterclass Programme 2009

Masterclass Programme 2009Firstport23.07.09 For those more familiar with business planning or those at very early stage indeveloping their initiative these 2 hour sessions have been designed for those…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2009

The education test that Labour must not fail again

The education test that Labour must not fail againIan Bell, The Herald23.07.09 It's true: there is something wrong with the education system. How else can 12 years in power pass before the finest mind…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2009

Core values

Core valuesAnnie Kelly, The Guardian10.10.07 Edgar Cahn, the relentless social innovator, has spent his life trying to change things. He is now 72, and for the first 20 years of his career he built a …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2009

Calling for Community Reinvestment

Calling for Community ReinvestmentUrban Forum23.07.09 At Urban Forum we, like everyone else, are worried about the recession and the impact it is having now, and in the future, on communities – part…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd July 2009

Breadline entrepreneurs tumble into benefits trap

Breadline entrepreneurs tumble into benefits trapFaisel Rahman, UTV Business22.07.09 For nine years, Janet was in and out of work, desperate to be in control of her life and financially independent. S…
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17th July 2009

Networks1st Update: Friday 17th July 2009

This year is Senscot's 10th anniversary and amazingly it's already the Social Enterprise Ceilidh's 5th! We're at New Lanark again (will this year be the last there?) and the dates are 19th of November…
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Senscot Bulletin
17th July 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 17.07.09

Dear members and friends, Lots of folk on holiday just now- things are slow- I’m in ‘chill’ mode- Open Golf on telly- odd jobs.  Sanding my favourite garden chair for a coat of varnish, I d…