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13th October 2011

Social investment ‘will be attractive to mainstream investo…

Social investment 'will be attractive to mainstream investors within five years' David Ainsworth, Third Sector Online 06.10.11   A report by the Social Investment Business says there is sufficien…
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13th October 2011

Message from Steve Wyler, Locality

Message from Steve Wyler, Locality 10.10.11   Over the last three weeks I have had the dubious pleasure of attending all three Party conferences. The mood at each of the three conferences was cer…
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13th October 2011

The ‘big society’ Work Programme (and other myths)

The 'big society' Work Programme (and other myths) Patrick Butler, The Guardian 12.10.11   The government lauded the Work Programme as a "big society" boost for local charities. But evi…
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13th October 2011

Velvet and Stone

Velvet and Stone Bella Caledonia 10.10.11   Interview with Neal Ascherson, journalist and historian, by Jamie Maxwell (@jamesmaxwell86).   Neal Ascherson was born in Edinburgh in 1932. He wa…
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12th October 2011

Pioneering wind-powered van helping pensioners

Pioneering wind-powered van helping pensioners David Ross, Herald Scotland 30.09.11   DELIVERING shopping, prescriptions and provisions to scores of pensioners and disabled people across a large …
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Senscot Bulletin
7th October 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 07.10.11

Dear members and friends, The swallows are long gone from my bit – and the sweet peas are done; Autumn has its own beauty and moods – I can enjoy melancholy; but trees are being stripped n…
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7th October 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 7th October 2011

This year’s Ceilidh is just about full. There are only a handful of places still available for ‘overnighters’ altho’ there will be additional places available for day delegates…
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Bulletin Articles
6th October 2011

Press Release: Social Enterprise Mark Company Ownership Changes A…

Press Release: Social Enterprise Mark Company Ownership Changes Announced Social Enterprise Mark Company 06.10.11 Social Enterprise Mark Company ownership changes announced Rise and Social Enterprise …
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Bulletin Articles
6th October 2011

Big Society Capital to Attract £3bn in Social Investment by 2015

Big Society Capital to Attract £3bn in Social Investment by 2015 Civil Society, by Vibeka Mair 04.10.11      Big Society Capital will bring in £3bn in social inve…
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Bulletin Articles
6th October 2011

Senscot Seminar

Senscot Seminar by Geof Cox October 2011 I live just south of the Scottish border, but despite this, and frequent visits to Edinburgh for family reasons, I rarely work in Scotland.  It was ther…
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Bulletin Articles
6th October 2011

Progress on dormant bank accounts

Progress on dormant bank accounts Scottish Government 04.10.11 The distribution of millions of pounds from dormant bank accounts to third sector organisations in Scotland is a stage closer. The money …
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Bulletin Articles
5th October 2011

Gerry Hassan: Blind hatred of Toryism ruins any scope for debate

Gerry Hassan: Blind hatred of Toryism ruins any scope for debate The Scotsman 01.10.11 (If you are looking for information on the Changing Scotland event please see http://tinyurl.com/44fmo8a) Th…