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Join @ALLIANCEScot for a special screening of 'Resilience - The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope'.The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion to reflect on the current activity surrounding adverse childhood experiences.#HealthSENeventbrite.co.uk/e/r…

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Bulletin Articles
29th July 2011

Just Enterprise

Just Enterprise 29.07.11   Are you interested in starting a social enterprise or do you need assistance to develop and grow your existing social enterprise? Just Enterprise business support, star…
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Bulletin Articles
29th July 2011

Enterprise Growth Fund

Enterprise Growth Fund 29.07.11   The Wise Group, with partners CEiS, DSL and the Social Value Lab, has been awarded the contract to manage and administer a £4 million Scottish Government F…
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Senscot Bulletin
29th July 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 29.07.11

Dear members and friends, I have many former buddies from the heavy bevy years - the brotherhood of the grape; bump into a tableful of them last week, at the launch of a new Edinburgh restaurant. …
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29th July 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 29th July 2011

From this week, Kim will be taking over Colin's duties, reporting on SEN activity for Networks News.One of the most challenging issues that has faced local SENs over the last 12/18 months has been the…
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Bulletin Articles
28th July 2011

Social Enterprise in Anytown: John Pearce 2003

Social Enterprise in Anytown: John Pearce 2003 Defining social and community enterprise It is certainly true that considerable amounts of energy and passion have been devoted to the debate about defin…
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Bulletin Articles
28th July 2011

Correspondence with Bryan Poole from Fife CVS

Correspondence with Bryan Poole from Fife CVS Letter to Senscot Dear Laurence,   Re this week’s Bulletin. When I read this week’s introduction my initial reaction was to write and vol…
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Bulletin Articles
28th July 2011

Report of the Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Service…

Report of the Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Services Initial response from Scottish Community Alliance  27.07.11 The big ideas to come out of the Christie Commission on the future …
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Bulletin Articles
28th July 2011

PRESS RELEASE: Boost for Community-Owned Shops

PRESS RELEASE: Boost for Community-Owned Shops Community Retailing Network 28.07.11 Community-owned shops in Scotland are set to receive a boost with the announcement of a new three-year funding packa…
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Bulletin Articles
28th July 2011

Social Finance Seminar

Social Finance Seminar Friday 10 June, 1:30pm-5pm MacRoberts, Semple Street, Edinburgh Just a quick email to say a big thanks for joining us in Edinburgh on Friday.  It was a great discussion, co…
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Bulletin Articles
27th July 2011

An iconic council estate will be handed over to the community

An iconic council estate will be handed over to the community 27.07.11   An iconic council estate will be handed over to the community to run after an overwhelming majority of tenants voted to ta…
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Bulletin Articles
27th July 2011

Best bits: the open public services white paper

Best bits: the open public services white paper Gines Haro Pastor, Guardian Professional 26.07.11   A round up of our experts' advice on what the white paper means for social enterprises   C…
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Senscot Bulletin
22nd July 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 22.07.11

Dear members and friends,  I have lived 6 years on this big country estate - thousands of acres and generations of titled folk - but they leave us in peace; I love my cottage and its surroundings…