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In today's bulletin we profiled @CreatingConvos, a social enterprise arm of @ArtlinkCentral which develops conversation kits to enhance the lives of people living with dementia and anyone connected to them.senscot.net/resource…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Senscot Bulletin
30th March 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 30.03.12

Dear members and friends, In Sunday's sunshine, my friend and I drive down the Clyde Valley – for lunch in one of our 'adopted' fish and chip shops – Valerio’s in Lanark.  It&rs…
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2012

Just Banking Seminar

Just Banking Seminar Friends of the Earth Scotland and the University of Edinburgh Economics Society 29.03.12 Want to hear radical proposals for transforming the banking sector into one that serves th…
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2012

Common Cause Workshop: Values and Frames

Common Cause Workshop: Values and Frames Common Cause for Scotland 30.03.12  Cultural values are central to ways each of us thinks about and responds to the problems facing communities and the wo…
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2012

Scotland’s social enterprises seem to have it made

Scotland’s social enterprises seem to have it made Third Sector, by David Ainsworth 28.03.12 This year brought a new name for the annual Social Enterprise UK conference – the Social Enterp…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2012

Preferred suppliers for the Employment Related Support Services F…

Preferred suppliers for the Employment Related Support Services Framework Les Huckfield December 2011 Atos IT Services UK Ltd Philip Chalmers philip.chalmers@atos.net 07581 041549 Geoff Bingley geo…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2012

Launch of the Code

Launch of the Code Laurence Demarco 27.03.128 out of 10 people in Scotland vote for a left of centre party; it is hardly surprising therefore that taking soundings around the country over the past 4…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2012

New Award for great ideas that change the world – Press Rel

New Award for great ideas that change the world - Press Release The Melting Pot 28.03.12 Scotland’s centre for social innovation launches Incubator Award Programme. The Melting Pot is calling on…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2012

Deloitte announces first 30 Social Innovation Pioneers

Deloitte announces first 30 Social Innovation Pioneers Civil Society, by Jonathan Last 27.03.12       Business advisory firm Deloitte has selected the first 30 social enterpr…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2012

Breaking the Grip of ‘Fantasy Island Britain’: Social Justice…

Breaking the Grip of ‘Fantasy Island Britain’: Social Justice, Scotland and the UK Gerry Hassan 15.03.12 The Scottish independence debate has many dimensions, Scottish, English, British, E…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2012

Teenagers scoop learning awards

Teenagers scoop learning awards The Berwickshire News, by Nan Macfarlane 27.03.12 THREE Berwickshire teenagers have scooped top awards at this year’s Border-wide Adult Learner Awards. Seventeen-…
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Senscot Bulletin
23rd March 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 23.03.12

Dear members and friends,  Early in January - without warning - a disc in my lower spine moved out of alignment - pinching a nerve.  This resulted in severe right leg pain - which the doc ca…
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23rd March 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 23rd March 2012

A number of SENs are currently in negotiations with Third Sector Interface (TSI) partners to develop workplans and agree distribution of resources for the year ahead. Some of the feedback we’re …