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Are you sitting on an idea that could bring about positive social change? Good news! Applications for Glasgow's @GoodIdeasScot programme have been extended until Thursday 19th September at 9am. See details: good-ideas.org/apply…

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Bulletin Articles
15th January 2009

The echoing silence

The echoing silenceHarold Pinter31.02.08 I'm not a theorist. I'm not an authoritative or reliable commentator on the dramatic scene, the social scene, any scene. I write plays, when I can manage it, a…
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Bulletin Articles
15th January 2009

Guide on Funding for Social Enterprises

Guide on Funding for Social EnterprisesSSEC13.01.09 The Coalition has produced a basic guide to funding available to social enterprise for those new to the movement. ‘Funding For Social Enterprise…
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9th January 2009

Networks1st Update: 9th January 2009

Voice 09 is the main UK wide jamboree for the social enterprise sector and last year Senscot organised a delegation from the Networks down to Liverpool. This year the event will be held in Birmingham …
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Bulletin Articles
9th January 2009

Consumer Focus Scotland

Consumer Focus Scotland - News ReleaseTell us what you think about consumer issues in Scotland – join our Network An appeal has been issued for volunteers to join a Scotland-wide panel to ensure tha…
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Bulletin Articles
9th January 2009

Unease spreading in arts sector

How do we determine what a successful society looks like?09.01.2009Dear SenscotI was interested to read last bulletin before christmas, specifically with regards to how the third sector fits in with t…
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Bulletin Articles
9th January 2009

Social Enterprise Ambassadors

Social Enterprise AmbassadorsSocial Enterprise Magazine09.01.2009Two Ambassadors Dropped Two prominent social enterprise ambassadors have been asked to leave following a shake-up by the organisation l…
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Senscot Bulletin
9th January 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 09.01.09

Dear members and friends,  Circa 1988 – supper with a senior civil servant in Edinburgh’s Bar Roma – part friendship, part business – we’re reading the menu when he says out of the blue…
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Bulletin Articles
7th January 2009

Love Thy Neighbour

Love Thy NeighbourAdam Phillips and Barbara Taylor, The Guardian03.01.2009 Kindness was mankind's 'greatest delight', the Roman philosopher-emperor Marcus Aurelius declared, and thinkers and writers h…
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Bulletin Articles
7th January 2009

Why don`t we rock the boat?

Why don't we rock the boat?Kenneth Roy, The Scottish Review09.01.2009 Some years ago, a rising star of the Scottish Executive (as it then was) – not one of those here today, gone tomorrow politician…
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Bulletin Articles
7th January 2009

Community Empowerment in Scotland – an update

Community Empowerment in Scotland - an update (Scotregen)Alasdair MacKinlay, Scottish Government07.01.2009In April this year, the Scottish Government and COSLA announced a joint statement of commitmen…
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Bulletin Articles
7th January 2009

Third Sector Venues

Third Sector VenuesSenscot09.01.2009 Following a request from Scottish Government, Victoria has been beavering away on the list of social enterprises in Scotland which can offer meeting room facilitie…
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Bulletin Articles
6th January 2009

An idea whose time has come

An idea whose time has come Janice Warman, The Spectator On my walk from Charing Cross station each morning I see Steven outside Boots, rain or shine, his outstretched arm holding the latest Big Issue…