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Three new @ramh_scotland jobs listed on our site today:Mental Health Development Worker PT £22k pro-rata Self-Management Coordinator PT £26k pro-rata Senior Mental Health Practitioner PT £22k pro-ratasenscot.net/jobs/

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Senscot Bulletin
27th January 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 27.01.12

Dear members and friends, On occasional trips to London, I hang around the Bloomsbury area, visit Marchmont Street - an eclectic mix of cafes, bookshops etc - with an emergent, creative vibe. One of m…
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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2012

Nesta director: Social investment ‘too focused’ on so…

Nesta director: Social investment 'too focused' on social impact bonds Civil Society, by Vibeka Mair 11.01.12       Joe Ludlow, Nesta’s director of social ventures, has…
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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2012

Work4ME Press Release

Work4ME Press Release Work4ME - Sonia Last 23.11.12   Living with ME/CFS need not be the end of a persons productive working life if a new pilot project Work4ME succeeds in its aim.   The pi…
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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2012

‘The hyena is my favourite – my totem – animal’

'The hyena is my favourite – my totem – animal' The Guardian, by John Burnside 20.01.12 We need to be attuned to the shifting and transformative mystery of everyday life. For some time, I …
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27th January 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 27th January 2012

Over the last few years, a number of roundtables have been established to support the work of thematic SENs.  These include Health, Sport, Culture and Creative. The SEN Roundtables gather togethe…
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2012

Classes At The School Of Life

Classes At The School Of Life January 2011 Our goal is to challenge, provoke and inspire you to think deeply about the issues that matter most, and to provide a space for you to share your thoughts, i…
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2012

OSCR maps scale and income of Scottish charity sector 1

OSCR maps scale and income of Scottish charity sector 1 Civil Society by Vibeka Mair 24 Jan 2012      Larger charities in Scotland that are in receipt of government funding g…
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2012

JESSICA Trust is on horizon

JESSICA Trust is on horizon Scottish Community Foundation by Nick Addington & Rachel Searle-Mbullu November 2011 When we talk about regeneration today, we increasingly talk about resilience. Indee…
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2012

New People’s Supermarket to open in Hackney

New People’s Supermarket to open in Hackney Retail Gazette, by Jon Whiteaker 24.01.12 This Thursday (January 26th 2012) sees the unveiling of a second store in London by member-owned & run …
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2012

The Spectator Review by A.N. Wilson for book ‘Religion for …

The Spectator Review by A.N. Wilson for book 'Religion for Atheistis' by Alain de Botton 21.01.12 Over 125 of the 320 pages in this book are either blank, or taken up with black-and-white illustratio…
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Bulletin Articles
25th January 2012

Let Scotland be a sovereign, mature nation and England benefits t…

Let Scotland be a sovereign, mature nation and England benefits too The Observer, by Neal Ascherson 15.01.12 Scots have long wanted to run their own affairs, but don't want independence. Devo max give…
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Bulletin Articles
25th January 2012

Job Opportunity – Community Advisor

Job Opportunity - Community Advisor Scottish Community Alliance January 2012 Salary: £29,259 - £31,761 Job Type: Full time Closing date: 10 February 2012 Location: across Scotland Role: Th…