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In today's bulletin we profiled @CreatingConvos, a social enterprise arm of @ArtlinkCentral which develops conversation kits to enhance the lives of people living with dementia and anyone connected to them.senscot.net/resource…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Senscot Bulletin
25th September 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 25.09.09

Dear members and friends, This is not a normal Senscot bulletin – but a special edition to mark our 10th birthday – to place on record an outline of the Senscot story – to date. The celebratory …
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18th September 2009

Networks1st Update: Friday 18th September 2009

Bookings are open for this year’s Dragons` Den at the Ceilidh.  Once again there is a £5,000 prize sponsored by RBS and Unity Enterprise for the winner. The second prize is a consulta…
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Senscot Bulletin
18th September 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 18.09.09

Dear members and friends, To connect with some friends living in Spain, I got a mobile phone before I left – but I can’t get the hang of it – never even sure when it’s on – so I’m not goin…
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Research Article
17th September 2009

Social Enterprise and Single Outcome Agreements

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND SINGLE OUTCOME AGREEMENTS   Introduction and summary   1.  Senscot and the Scottish Social Enterprise Coalition commissioned the Pool – DTA Scotland’s consulta…
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Bulletin Articles
17th September 2009

Review: The Spirit Level : Why More Equal Societies Almost Always…

Review: The Spirit Level : Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do BetterLynsey Hanley, The Guardian14.03.09 We are rich enough. Economic growth has done as much as it can to improve material condit…
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Bulletin Articles
16th September 2009

Birthday Issue

Happy 18th birthday to The Big Issue! Celebrating 18 amazing years spent helping the homeless to help themselves.…
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Bulletin Articles
16th September 2009

2014 children’s orchards plan bears fruit

2014 children’s orchards plan bears fruitRob Edwards, The Herald06.09.09 That is the vision of a new campaign launched at Holyrood later this month to plant apple, pear and plum trees across Scotlan…
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Bulletin Articles
16th September 2009

Social Enterprise Identifier

Social Enterprise Identifier12.09.09 At a meeting on 10 September, the Social Enterprise Identifier Steering Group agreed to continue to develop a brand identity for social enterprise. Research carri…
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Bulletin Articles
16th September 2009

Third Sector Enterprise Fund

Third Sector Enterprise Fund   Summary of Approvals to Date (10 September 2009)   Aberdeen Forward – is an environmental charity working in the field of sustainable development and is…
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Bulletin Articles
16th September 2009

Change the direction of travel – invest in community led regene…

Change the direction of travel – invest in community led regeneration 16.09.09   The consultation being led by Scottish Government on how Scotland’s share of the dormant bank accounts should …
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11th September 2009

Networks1st Update: Friday 11th September 2009

The 5th Social Enterprise Ceilidh at New Lanark takes place on 19th/20th November 2009 (Social Enterprise Day)! As with previous years, we will kick off with Question Time, followed by Masterclasses ,…
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Senscot Bulletin
11th September 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 11.09.09

Dear members and friends, Having breakfast on my terrace this morning a cockroach, over two inches long, scuttled between my bare feet – I smashed it with my book. The loathing and violence I felt f…