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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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Senscot Bulletin
30th April 2010

Senscot Bulletin: 30.04.10

Dear members and friends, The writer, John Burnside, whom I admire, got stranded in Rome by the ash clouds – penned his thoughts.  He feels belittled by the experience – but not by th…
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30th April 2010

Networks1st Update: Friday 30th April 2010

This week’s Network News comes from Malmo in Sweden. Senscot was invited over to share its experiences with the development and growth of SENs over the years. Our colleagues in Sweden are initia…
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Bulletin Articles
29th April 2010

Fear of not flying

Fear of not flying John Burnside, Herald Scotland 25.04.10   I don’t know why – I’m fairly sure it had nothing to do with my father’s oft-discussed spell in the RAF, or wi…
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Bulletin Articles
29th April 2010

The 2010 SURF Annual Conference

The 2010 SURF Annual Conference 24th & 25th March, Edinburgh   In a time of economic inactivity, dramatic reductions in public spending, and rising levels of unemployment and poverty, the 201…
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Bulletin Articles
29th April 2010

No party has come clean on scale of cuts – thinktank

No party has come clean on scale of cuts – thinktank Patrick Wintour and Larry Elliott, The Guardian 27.04.10 Britain's leading economics thinktank yesterday accused all three main parties ̴…
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Bulletin Articles
29th April 2010

Opposition parties must be called to account on financial exclusi…

Opposition parties must be called to account on financial exclusion Faisel Rahman, The Guardian 28.04.10 Readers of this column will know that I have been promoting policies to improve financial inclu…
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Bulletin Articles
29th April 2010

Improving the police experience

Improving the police experience Gordon Cairns, The Guardian 28.04.10 Sitting in a cafe-bar in Glasgow's Trongate, Sarah Drummond could easily be taken for an art student who has just stepped out from …
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Senscot Bulletin
23rd April 2010

Senscot Bulletin: 23.04.10

Dear members and friends,   I enjoy the Darling Buds of May – Pop and Ma Larkin and their happy brood – free spirits – the warmth and exuberance of family life at Home Farm. Rom…
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23rd April 2010

Networks1st Update: Friday 23rd April 2010

On Wednesday, we attended the 5th S2S Trade Fair, hosted by our Coalition at the Corn Exchange in Edinburgh. Everyone felt that the event is getting better year on year with a really good buzz and lot…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd April 2010

Delegate List and Presentations, Fit for Purpose

Delegate List and Presentations, Fit for Purpose 23.04.10 Aiveen Ryan Aiveen Ryan Change and Training Alex Geddes …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd April 2010

Queen’s Award for Ethical Bank

Queen’s Award for Ethical Bank Triodos Bank 21.04.10 Triodos Bank has won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Triodos was awarded the Sustainable Development category for its uni…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd April 2010

Job: Lead Solicitor

LEAD SOLICITOR (£45K) Glasgow City Centre Senscot Legal Services (SLS) will offer bespoke legal services to the social enterprise community in Scotland that are outwith the ‘reserved&rsquo…