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Bulletin Articles
31st May 2011

Catriona McPhee-Smith

Catriona McPhee-Smith Herald Scotland  31.05.11   Charity chief executive;   Born August 29, 1964; Died April 1, 2011    Catriona McPhee-Smith, who has died aged 46, was the a…
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Bulletin Articles
31st May 2011

The new word for socialism … independence

The new word for socialism ... independence Herald Scotland 29.05.11   HERE’S tae us, wha’s like us.   Alex Salmond’s “two nations” speech to the Scottish Parli…
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Senscot Bulletin
27th May 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 27.05.11

Dear members and friends,  Changing a wheel on my Panda recently - I realise I've forgotten where the jack goes - as I wind, instead of lifting the car, it crushes the sill - nice one.  I've…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2011

PRESS RELEASE: Visionary new campaign calls for a thousand huts

PRESS RELEASE: Visionary new campaign calls for a thousand huts    Environmental charity Reforesting Scotland (RS) has announced plans for a visionary new campaign to celebrate Scotland&rsqu…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2011

First Minister opens with a social pledge to the people

First Minister opens with a social pledge to the people Robbie Dinwood, Herald Scotland 27.05.11   IN the first debate under a full majority Government at Holyrood, First Minister Alex Salmond pl…
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27th May 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 27th May 2011

The Scottish Govt’s £70m Change Fund is targeted at improving community-based health and social care services for older people. The Local Delivery Plans (Change Plans) are now available fo…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2011

Change Fund Plans

 Change Fund Plans   The Scottish Govt`s £70m Change Fund is targeted at improving community-based health and social care services for older people. The Local Delivery Plans (Change Pl…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2011

Change Fund Plans

Change Fund Plans Joint Improvement TeamIntroduction   Local health, housing and social care partnerships were asked to submit Change Plans by 28 February 2011 in order to access the £70…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2011

Social Enterprise engagement in Third Sector Interfaces

Social Enterprise engagement in Third Sector Interfaces Alasdair Nicholson Social Enterprise Spokesperson, Voluntary Action Scotland   I have recently taken on a spokesperson role for Voluntary A…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2011

HOME FARM GARDEN CENTRE – A CONCEPT

HOME FARM GARDEN CENTRE – A CONCEPT   NAME:  The working name for this proposal is Home Farm Garden Centre (HFGC) – which is invented and will be changed when a specific site is …
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2011

The Social Animal by David Brooks – review

The Social Animal by David Brooks – review Ben Rogers, The Observer 22.05.11   The New York Times columnist adds some intellectual heft to the life manual genre   David Brooks describe…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2011

Big Lottery Fund: Meet our new director

Big Lottery Fund: Meet our new director 26.05.11   We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Jackie Killeen as our new Scotland Director.Many of you will know Jackie well as she has bee…