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Theatre Nemo is hosting a development meeting for anyone interested in supporting their vision of a Creative Holistic Support Centre that will provide a full range of support services under one roof. 25th July, Glasgow. #HealthSENSee details: senscot.net/events/t… pic.twitter.com/Grxo…

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Senscot Bulletin
24th February 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 24.02.12

Dear members and friends, The poet WB Yeats prayed that his newborn daughter would be plain and ordinary - believing that was her best chance of happiness; I'm old enough to appreciate this wisdom.&nb…
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24th February 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 24th February 2012

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be reporting on ‘Vital Stats’ collated by SENs for the financial year 2010/11. This year’s format has changed, hopefully making it easier and less …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2012

Public service reform must put outcomes before self interest

Public service reform must put outcomes before self interest Third Force News 16.02.12THE need for sustainable, high-quality public services opens up new opportunities and calls for new ways of wor…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2012

Land Fund will empower Scottish rural communities

Land Fund will empower Scottish rural communities Newsnetscotland.com 20.02.12  The announcement of a £6million land fund to enable more rural communities to buy their land has been welcome…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2012

15 charities named

15 charities named 'New Radicals' Civil Society, by Kirsty Weakley 21.02.12      Nesta and the Observer have revealed their list of Britain’s 50 New Radicals with 15 registered ch…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2012

Guide to Managing Procurement in Voluntary Organisations & S…

Guide to Managing Procurement in Voluntary Organisations & Social Enterprise SKS Scotland 23.02.12   Jim Bennett of SKS Scotland CIC has put together a free guide for social enterprises on ho…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2012

Leading Scotland

Leading Scotland Kibble & Social Enterprise Academy 23.02.12   Graham Bell (Kibble) and the Social Enterprise Academy are to host a day conference called ‘Leading Scotland’ &ndash…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2012

A Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprises – Draft

A Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprises - Draft 5 Senscot 23.02.12 Context In 2002, the UK Govt published an ‘official’ definition of social enterprise (SE) which was also adop…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2012

Social Enterprise UK slams Newsnight as think-tank publishes soci…

Social Enterprise UK slams Newsnight as think-tank publishes social enterprise schools report Charity Times, by Andrew Holt 22.02.12 “John Lewis” style, social enterprise schools should be…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2012

To My Daughter

To My Daughter Raymond Carver It's too late now to put a curse on you - wish you plain, say, as Yeats did his daughter. And when we met her in Silgo, selling her paintings, it'd worked - she was the p…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2012

News Release: Social Entrepreneurs – Latest Award Winners S…

News Release: Social Entrepreneurs - Latest Award Winners Scotland Firstport 20.02.12 A Highland based outdoor activities project, sporting reminiscence workshops for dementia suffers in Stirlingshire…
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Senscot Bulletin
17th February 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 17.02.12

Dear members and friends,  I really enjoy the 'Nordic Noir' genre of fiction - and recently a friend introduced me to a new character - an Icelandic detective called Erlendur; I'm now reading my …