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A great profile of SEN member @CCInitiatives in the @cl_gazette yesterday.Clydesdale Community Initiatives helps people with complex health needs make a meaningful contribution to their local community. Read more below 👇carlukegazette.co.uk…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Bulletin Articles
31st May 2012

The Silent Crisis

The Silent Crisis Scottish Community Alliance 30.05.12 Another timely contribution on the same theme comes from The Jimmy Reid Foundation.  The Silent Crisis predates the recent local elections b…
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Bulletin Articles
31st May 2012

The Trouble With Impact Investing

The Trouble With Impact Investing By Kevin Starr 24.01.12 There's only one bottom line. It ought to be impact. For all the hoopla, the definition of impact investing is still a dog’s breakfast. …
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Bulletin Articles
31st May 2012

John Pearce Appeal – Social Enterprise Collection (Scotland

John Pearce Appeal - Social Enterprise Collection (Scotland) by Alan Tuffs and Alan Kay May 2012   John Pearce’s archive of papers, documents and reports on the growth of Community Business…
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Bulletin Articles
31st May 2012

Last Page of “What Money Can

Last Page of "What Money Can't Buy" Michael Sandel May 2012 In addition to debating the meaning of this or that good, we also need to ask a bigger question, about the kind of society in whic…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2012

Two-thirds of large charities will cut frontline services

Two-thirds of large charities will cut frontline services Civil Society, by Niki May Young 29.05.12      Three-quarters of large charities have already or will be making redundanc…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2012

John Pearce – a Life for the Local Social Economy

John Pearce - a Life for the Local Social Economy by Karl Birkhoelzer May 2012 As I was putting this series of articles*) together, I received the news that our longstanding Scottish  friend and …
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Senscot Bulletin
25th May 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 25.05.12

Dear members and friends, Marvellous atmosphere at Hampden on Saturday; at half time Hibs were still in it - but 5 minutes after the break its 4-1 - all over - I walk out in a daze. Sitting on low wal…
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Bulletin Articles
25th May 2012

Grow Your Own

Grow Your Own Scottish Government 17.05.12 The increasing appetite for ‘grow your own’ was served up a cash boost today by Environment Minister Stewart Stevenson Mr Stevenson announced a &…
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Bulletin Articles
25th May 2012

Who benefits from Big Society Capital?

Who benefits from Big Society Capital? The Guardian, by Daniela Barone Soares 22.05.12 Targeting BSC money at 'intermediaries', rather than individual social enterprises, will increase its leverage Th…
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Bulletin Articles
25th May 2012

Doing the right thing is German football’s forte

Doing the right thing is German football's forte The Guardian, by Paul Wilson 22.05.12 In putting fans and tradition before profit, the Bundesliga upholds values the Premier League has lost Robert Enk…
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25th May 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 25th May 2012

It has been a while since Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) or Voluntary Action Scotland (VAS) featured in Networks 1st but we’re glad to be able to change that this week. As the TSIs enter their s…
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Bulletin Articles
24th May 2012

Funding Deadline for Level Two Awards

Funding Deadline for Level Two Awards Firstport 24.05.12 Firstport are on the look out for Social Entrepreneurs who are in the start up phase of their social enterprise.  If you have already deve…