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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2011

Lord Glasman calls Locality ‘well-intentioned busybodies

Lord Glasman calls Locality 'well-intentioned busybodies' Kaye Wiggins, Third Sector Online 24.05.11   Charity that won government's community organising programme comes under fire from Labour pe…
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Senscot Bulletin
20th May 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 20.05.11

Dear members and friends, I was taught Scottish History by English priests and then Irish brothers; I didn’t ‘discover’ our nationhood until the folk song revival of the early 1960s …
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Bulletin Articles
20th May 2011

New Scottish Cabinet

New Scottish Cabinet 19.05.11   The Scottish Government's new Cabinet team has been announced by First Minister Alex Salmond, subject to the necessary parliamentary approval.   Reflecting th…
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20th May 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 20th May 2011

Networks 1st is putting together an update for Scottish Govt on the progress of SENs and local social enterprises re engagement with their respective local Interfaces. Sadly – with some notable …
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Bulletin Articles
19th May 2011

Breaking the bank

Breaking the bank Elliot Wilson, Spectator 14.05.11   ‘It is all lies,’ says Muhammad Yunus, his voice quiet but firm. ‘The media in Bangladesh attacks me unceasingly and I cann…
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Bulletin Articles
19th May 2011

Employee-owned public services should be asset-locked, says socia…

Employee-owned public services should be asset-locked, says social enterprise chief Tania Mason, Civil Society 16.05.11   Social Enterprise Coalition chief executive Peter Holbrook has called on …
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Bulletin Articles
19th May 2011

Development Trust Association: Community Ownership of Assets

Development Trust Association: Community Ownership of Assets   The Community Empowerment Action Plan published jointly by the Scottish Government and COSLA in March 2009 established community own…
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Bulletin Articles
18th May 2011

Employee-owned public services should be asset-locked, says socia…

Employee-owned public services should be asset-locked, says social enterprise chief Tania Mason, Civil Society 16.05.11   Social Enterprise Coalition chief executive Peter Holbrook has called on …
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Bulletin Articles
18th May 2011

Live up to your own slogan, Dave

Live up to your own slogan, Dave The Independent 15.05.11   "All in this together" must count as one of the worst slogans dreamt up by supposedly intelligent people. More effectively th…
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Bulletin Articles
17th May 2011

True story of man behind The Corries

True story of man behind The Corries Alan Campbell, The Herald 16.08.11   As half of The Corries Roy Williamson was adored, especially after he wrote Flower Of Scotland.   But beneath the fi…
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Senscot Bulletin
13th May 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 13.05.11

Dear members and friends, I wonder if we Scots were bewitched by the wind of change sweeping across Mediterranean Africa – extinguishing spent regimes.  Tony Benn once named a book ‘I…
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13th May 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 13th May 2011

As everyone catches their breath again after last week’s dramatic election results, it is interesting to ponder their impact on SEN members and the wider social enterprise community. Amongst the…