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Senscot Bulletin
27th July 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 27.07.12

Dear members and friends,               Have you noticed that there’s never any sex in P.G Wodehouse books; and one of my favourite wr…
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Bulletin Articles
27th July 2012

Land Reform Review

Land Reform Review Andy Wightman 24.06.10 Today, the Scottish Government announced the establishment of a “Land Reform Review Group” that will oversee a “wide ranging review of land …
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27th July 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 27th July 2012

One of the main events in the SE calendar in Scotland is CEiS’ September Conference. Now in its 5th year, the CEiS Conference addresses many of the most topical and relevant issues affecting the…
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Bulletin Articles
26th July 2012

Let’s go back to the land to cure our country’s ills

Let’s go back to the land to cure our country’s ills Colette Douglas-Home, The Herald 14.06.11 Could Scotland’s ills be cured by a pile of logs and bags of nails? I think so. There&r…
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Bulletin Articles
26th July 2012

Wellbeing index points way to bliss: live on a remote island, and…

Wellbeing index points way to bliss: live on a remote island, and don't work Lizzy Davies and Simon Rogers 25.07.12Do you live on the Western Isles, Orkney or Shetland? Work as a doctor or a lawyer?…
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Bulletin Articles
26th July 2012

Live Q&A: Social enterprise in sport, 27 July, 12-2pm BST

Live Q&A: Social enterprise in sport, 27 July, 12-2pm BST The Guardian 26.06.12Click here to follow the debate and participate.It's been another action-packed summer of British sport. We've ha…
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Bulletin Articles
26th July 2012

Work Programme

25-year-old charity closes, blaming the Work Programme Civil Society 25.07.12 Red Kite Learning, a 25-year-old London-based education and employment charity, is closing at the end of July because it s…
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Bulletin Articles
26th July 2012

Group to review land reform legislation in Scotland

Group to review land reform legislation in Scotland BBC 24.07.12   A review of land reform in Scotland is to be carried out, First Minister Alex Salmond has announced.   Speaking on Skye, ah…
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Bulletin Articles
25th July 2012

Ignite 2012 : Residential

Ignite 2012 : Residential Social Enterprise Academy 25.07.12 You are running a social enterprise full of potential. How can this potential be unlocked? Is it worth a weekend of your time to decide? &n…
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Senscot Bulletin
20th July 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 20.07.12

Dear members and friends,  (Chill mode) During a pause in the rain yesterday - I gathered my first sweetpeas of the year; now their fragrance is right through my cottage - the sweetness of honeys…
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20th July 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 20th July 2012

Last month, Senscot hosted its 2nd national SE and Sport Conference at the Trades Hall in Glasgow - with approx 100 delegates in attendance. See, Conference evaluation report, http://www.se-networks.n…
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Bulletin Articles
19th July 2012

Olympic Tax Dodging

Olympic Tax Dodging 38 Degrees 16.07.12Moments after launching the petition calling on companies like McDonald’s to give up their Olympic tax breaks, their rattled PR team were on the phone. M…