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Senscot Bulletin
16th November 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 16.11.12

Dear members and friends, Last season, a dejected Hibs team hovered in the relegation zone; they now sit top of the league - what changed? During the Olympics, we saw Andy Murray move, from No 4, to t…
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16th November 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 16th November 2012

Yesterday's Ceilidh was a great success. Over 100 people gathered in New Lanark for the 8th year of the event. This year, we also had the pleasure of the company of 14 delegates from Northern Ireland.…
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Bulletin Articles
14th November 2012

Radical Independence Conference lineup 2012

Radical Independence Conference lineup 2012 Radical Independence 13.11.12 The provisional timetable of speakers and workshops for the Radical Independence Conference has now been announced. OPENING PL…
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Bulletin Articles
14th November 2012

The growing role of social enterprise in local government

The growing role of social enterprise in local government The Guardian, by Tim Smedley 09.11.12 Ever since the coalition government announced in December 2010 that funding to local authorities would b…
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Bulletin Articles
14th November 2012

HCT

HCT's Dai Powell named social enterprise leader of the year Social Enterprise Magazine 13.11.12 Dai Powell, chief executive of community transport organisation HCT Group, was named Social Enterprise L…
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Bulletin Articles
14th November 2012

Jean Urquhart MSP: Why I am speaking at RIC

Jean Urquhart MSP: Why I am speaking at RIC Radical Independence 14.11.12 “I am delighted to have the opportunity to address the Radical Independence Conference on November 24th. “Although…
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Bulletin Articles
14th November 2012

The Problem with Criticism of Business in the Senscot Bulletin

The Problem with Criticism of Business in the Senscot Bulletin Martin Stepek 09.11.12 Laurence has kindly invited views contrary to those expressed in the Senscot bulletin on the private sector. Even …
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Bulletin Articles
14th November 2012

Alf Young and Ian Cooke discuss The New Road: Charting Scotland…

Alf Young and Ian Cooke discuss The New Road: Charting Scotland’s Inspirational Communities The Ragged Project 28.10.12 Alf Young and Ian Cooke discuss The New Road: Charting Scotland’s In…
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Bulletin Articles
14th November 2012

Parents in Islington look to Build first Crowd-funded Playground

Parents in Islington look to Build first Crowd-funded Playground Female First Magazine 09.11.12 Crowdfunding is one of the year’s buzzwords, referring to websites that allow people to share the …
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Bulletin Articles
14th November 2012

Lancashire council becomes online lender

Lancashire council becomes online lender BBC 12.11.12 Lancashire County Council is to become the first local authority to invest taxpayers' money directly into an online lender that connects savers an…
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Bulletin Articles
14th November 2012

Batmanghelidjh: Social impact bonds won’t work for everyone

Batmanghelidjh: Social impact bonds won't work for everyone Civil Society, by Niki May Young 13.11.12     Charity leaders should be "brave" enough not to accept prescribed fu…
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Bulletin Articles
14th November 2012

Time to get radical

Time to get radical Gerry Hassan, Scotsman 07.11.12 Centralisation has resulted in people being disconnected from public services. It’s time for radical reform. Scottish devolution was always go…