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This week's Senscot Bulletin includes:📢 Feedback from yesterday's SE Ref Group meeting in Perth📝 Latest Senscot Briefing📋 @NHS_HS report on food poverty📝 A look back at the series of @CommHealth_Blog briefings🔥🇬🇧🔥 Update on Brexit➡️senscot.net/senscot-…⬅️ pic.twitter.com/OLMz…

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Senscot Bulletin
20th December 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 20.12.12

Dear members and friends, Felt I was wintering well this year - avoiding the familiar symptoms of depression from light deprivation; but December has been gloomier - and now I'm not sleeping well - so…
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Bulletin Articles
20th December 2012

Desiderata

Desiderata Max Ehrmann Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth…
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20th December 2012

Networks1st Update: Thursday 20th December 2012

This is the last Networks 1st newsletter of 2012. Last week, we identified some highlights/developments and progress made during the year. This week, we look ahead to 2013 and some of our aspirations.…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2012

Bridge toll protesters were right, says their prosecutor

Bridge toll protesters were right, says their prosecutor The Herald Scotland, by David Ross 10.12.12 IT was a protest that led to more than 100 people being convicted of refusing to pay to use the Sky…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2012

James Jack

James Jack The Herald Scotland 12.12.12 Born: March 2, 1925; Died: November 12, 2012. JAMES Jack, who has died aged 87, was a prominent Paisley solicitor who used his formidable knowledge of company l…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2012

Community spirit? Tinctures, potions and pills as well…

Community spirit?  Tinctures, potions and pills as well… 19.12.12 Three Aberdeenshire communities have decided to take local health care into their own hands by making an application for a…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2012

20 per cent CIC cap must be scrapped, insists Stephen Lloyd

20 per cent CIC cap must be scrapped, insists Stephen Lloyd Civil Society 17.12.12   Community interest companies must scrap the 20 per cent cap on dividend pay-outs if they are to thrive, Bates…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2012

We need to iron out problems with payment by results

We need to iron out problems with payment by results The Guardian, by Shivaji Shiva and Simon Lee 18.12.12 Problems can occur in a payment by results system, but the charitable sector should discuss s…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2012

Shared tastes and common values

Shared tastes and common values Community Food & Health (Scotland) 17.12.12 Introduction   With 2012 being United Nations International Year of Co-operatives, it seems a fitting time to explo…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2012

Membership Badge Criteria

Membership Badge Criteria Social Enterprise UK 19.12.12 Our criteria for using our badge that says ‘We are a social enterprise’ explained:   Our new member badges are designed to get …
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2012

Greek football sponsors: The brothel and the undertaker

Greek football sponsors: The brothel and the undertaker BBC News 17.12.12 Their goalkeeping is competent, their teamwork solid but it is not their skills that make Voukefalas FC stand out on the pitch…
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Senscot Bulletin
14th December 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 14.12.12

Dear members and friends, The Observer Mag runs a column 'This much I know' - a celeb sharing personal reflections; this week, singer Susan Boyle tells us: "there is abject poverty in the UK that…