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For anyone interested in #SocEnt, take a look at Cllr @RhiannonV putting forward a motion on Glasgow's social enterprise strategy and action plan. (Skip to 1h 40m). glasgow.public-i.tv/… Hugely positive and passionate comments from across the floor - worth watching!

About 3 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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11th October 2012

New backing for community shares

New backing for community shares Community Shares 11.10.12 On Friday 5th October, a new service for the growing number of communities wanting to raise finance for co-operative and community-owned ente…
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11th October 2012

Cheap, good to eat and home-grown: apples can help beat the reces…

Cheap, good to eat and home-grown: apples can help beat the recession The Guardian 10.10.12 Hard times call for some smart thinking, and my view is that it's well time to make more fruitful use of our…
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11th October 2012

Changing Minds, Changine Lives

Changing Minds, Changine Lives Carnegie UK 11.10.12 2.4 Scotland   In Scotland, localism has taken a different form. In recent years a vision of community ownership of land has developed, not onl…
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11th October 2012

’S Leinn Fhèin am Fearann (The land is ours)

’S Leinn Fhèin am Fearann (The land is ours) Fiona Mackenzie 11.10.12 Abstract This paper tells a story of the community’s purchase of the North Harris Estate, Isle of Harris, Scotl…
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11th October 2012

David Cameron has lost his chance to redefine the Tories

David Cameron has lost his chance to redefine the Tories The Guardian, by Phillip Blond 03.10.12 I liked David Cameron; when he became Conservative party leader in 2005 he recognised that something wa…
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11th October 2012

Save the world’s best bank

Save the world's best bank Avaaz.org 07.10.12 To Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina: "Over the past three decades, Grameen has empowered millions of women and families in Bangladesh to b…
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11th October 2012

Texting generation doesn’t share boomers’ taste for t

Texting generation doesn't share boomers' taste for talk The Washington Post, by Ian Shapira 08.08.10 Jane Beard and Jeffrey Davis didn't realize how little they speak to their children by phone unti…
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Bulletin Articles
10th October 2012

The The Bill Speirs Lecture

The The Bill Speirs Lecture The Bill Speirs Foundation 04.10.12 Family members and members of the Bill Speirs Foundation would like to invite you to the Bill Speirs Annual Memorial Lecture to be given…
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10th October 2012

Start and Grow Programme

Start and Grow Programme Resilient Scotland 10.10.12 Resilient Scotland’s Start & Grow aim is to help community organisations looking for small investment solutions.  Start & Grow w…
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Senscot Bulletin
4th October 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 05.10.12

Dear members and friends,  Although his connection with Iberia is a bit vague - St James the apostle (Sant Iago) is honoured as the patron saint of Spain.  When, during the middle ages, the …
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4th October 2012

Letter to Laurence

Letter to Laurence From Michael Roy 03.10.12 Hi Laurence, I've met Dennis Young: he was at Trento at the EMES Summer School I attended and also at the ISTR conference in Siena which followed it. The …
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4th October 2012

Procurement Reform Bill Consultation Event

Procurement Reform Bill Consultation Event Social Firms Scotland 04.10.12 Scottish Government is currently consulting around the Procurement Reform Bill which will establish a national legislative fra…