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Laurence's opener for this week's Senscot Bulletin.Also includes:💥May on a collision course with Trump 👩‍⚕️A look at @ScotCommHW's social prescribing project 🎉Social in the Gardens 2018 via @SocEntEdinburghRead all this and more: 👇 senscot.net/senscot-… pic.twitter.com/plNk…

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Senscot Bulletin
28th August 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 28.08.09

Dear members and friends, My neighbour closed her outbuildings to the swallows this year and the small colony in my woodshed hasn’t prospered – so we now have a plague of flies. Two feral cats whi…
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Bulletin Articles
28th August 2009

Dormant Bank Accounts

Dormant Bank AccountsScottish Government28.08.09 Background 1. The Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill was enacted on 26 November 2008 and commenced in March 2009.  The Act concl…
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Bulletin Articles
27th August 2009

Indra’s Net

Indra’s NetTich Nhat Hanh27.08.09 The Avatamsaka Sutra is the source of the well-known image of Indra’s Net. Indra’s Net is a vast, cosmic lattice that contains precious jewels wherever the thre…
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Bulletin Articles
27th August 2009

Community Development Jargon

Community Development JargonLPL26.08.09 The community development profession has been hijacked by academia and converses in a language which is unintelligible to ordinary people; the example given of …
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Bulletin Articles
27th August 2009

Civil Society should get organised

Civil Society should get organisedStephen Maxwell, TfN21.08.09 From sub prime crisis to credit crunch to global financial meltdown to economic recession to the beginning of global recovery. All in two…
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Bulletin Articles
27th August 2009

A chance to make a real difference – but only if we act now

A chance to make a real difference - but only if we act now!Toby Blume, Urban Forum26.08.09 The government has so far spent over £140bn of public money bailing out the banking system which, means the…
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Bulletin Articles
27th August 2009

Vile Orange marches prove Scots still have way to go on compassio…

Vile Orange marches prove Scots still have way to go on compassionMuriel Gray, Sunday Herald23.08.09 What a weird week. US secretary of state Clinton phoned the SNP justice secretary, (probably …
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Bulletin Articles
27th August 2009

Plans for new eco-town to be powered by community spirit

Plans for new eco-town to be powered by community spiritHelen McArdle, The Herald26.08.09 Plans for a groundbreaking eco-town powered entirely by renewable energy and managed by residents have been un…
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Bulletin Articles
27th August 2009

We may have discovered something about ourselves this week. It is…

We may have discovered something about ourselves this week. It is something valuableKenneth Roy, Scottish Review27.08.09 Early yesterday morning, I received an agitated call at the office from a colle…
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21st August 2009

Networks1st Update: Friday 21st August 2009

Tim Smit (Edin Project) and our friend Graham Bell (Kibble) are running a Master Class on Wednesday 7th October at Paisley Abbey. Senscot has secured a number of free places for LSEN members. The even…
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Senscot Bulletin
21st August 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 21.08.09

Dear members and friends, I found an old book (1925) which mentions this wee hamlet where I live: “It’s worth coming up the dell to see this old kirk and to admire the peaceful tree-embowered clac…
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Bulletin Articles
20th August 2009

Six years on, crisis-hit GHA has failed to achieve targets

Six years on, crisis-hit GHA has failed to achieve targetsChris Cunningham, The Herald21.08.09 There is little doubt that Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) is in crisis. The loss of the chief executiv…