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Join @ALLIANCEScot for a special screening of 'Resilience - The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope'.The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion to reflect on the current activity surrounding adverse childhood experiences.#HealthSENeventbrite.co.uk/e/r…

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Senscot Bulletin
27th April 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 27.04.12

Dear members and friends,  On Tuesday, I was one of the 100 guests for a screening of 'You've Been Trumped'; it's the story - from the point of view of local people - of Donald Trump's developmen…
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Bulletin Articles
27th April 2012

Stephen Maxwell

Stephen Maxwell The Herald Scotland, by Alison Shaw 27.04.12 Scottish Nationalist, lecturer and voluntary worker; Born: October 11, 1942; Died: April 25, 2012. Stephen Maxwell, who has died aged 69, w…
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Bulletin Articles
25th April 2012

Shaping the future of Leith Theatre

Shaping the future of Leith Theatre City Council of Edinburgh 18.04.12Outline plans to lease the Leith Theatre and Thomas Morton Hall complex in Ferry Road to the Leith Theatre Trust (LTT) are to be…
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Bulletin Articles
25th April 2012

Highland and Island Social Enterprise Profile

Highland and Island Social Enterprise Profile Highlands and Islands Enterprise 19.04.12 Executive Summary: 11 Recommendations   Recommendation 1: The database produced as part of the study should…
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25th April 2012

About 38 Degrees

About 38 Degrees 38 Degrees 25.04.12  What is 38 Degrees?   38 Degrees is the biggest online campaigning community in the UK, with close to 1 million members. We share a desire for a more pr…
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Bulletin Articles
25th April 2012

SNP, Labour & Tory’s Manifestos

SNP, Labour & Tory's Manifestos BBC News 17.04.12SNP manifesto at-a-glance The SNP council election manifesto has pledged to put jobs and families across Scotland at the forefront of its campaig…
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Bulletin Articles
25th April 2012

The imminent bankruptcy of the private finance sector?

The imminent bankruptcy of the private finance sector? Ekklesia, by Ann Pettifor 25.04.12 The Autumn Statement reveals but one thing: the Chancellor and his advisers are both ill-advised and dangerous…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2012

On charity George Osborne must stand up to the self-interested su…

On charity George Osborne must stand up to the self-interested super-rich The Guardian, by Polly Toynbee 16.04.12 Tory donors fighting to keep tax relief on charity should instead campaign against tax…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2012

Impact Arts appoints new Chief Executive

Impact Arts appoints new Chief Executive Impact Arts, by Susan Aktmel 23.04.12 Hi Everyone, I’m thrilled to let you know that Impact Arts has appointed Lynne Carr as its new chief executive! I c…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2012

A personal message from new Social Enterprise Scotland Chief Exec…

A personal message from new Social Enterprise Scotland Chief Executive Fraser Kelly 23.04.12 “What a fantastic privilege to be offered the opportunity to head up Social Enterprise Scotland on a …
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2012

Oxfam launches Humankind Index to measure wellbeing

Oxfam launches Humankind Index to measure wellbeing The Guardian, by Severin Carrell 24.04.12 The charity's Scottish arm has used measures including health, transport, family life and employment to ev…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2012

The internet’s cyber radicals: heroes of the web changing t…

The internet's cyber radicals: heroes of the web changing the world The Observer, by Aleks Krotoski November 2010 A generation of political activists have been transformed by new tools developed on th…