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Senscot bulletin out now - wee bit of humour from the amazing Billy Connolly and a lovely tribute to Fiona Pearson from @WL_SEN . Grab a cuppa and enjoy See, bit.ly/2nG1m96 pic.twitter.com/iJjo…

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14th December 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 14th December 2012

As the year ends, we tend to reflect on the developments/ highlights of 2012. Here goes: 20 active SENs - 15 local and 5 thematic (3 new ones in the pipeline); over 450 SEs engaged; 9 SENs constituted…
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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2012

Communities Bill could see ‘biggest transfer of power since…

Communities Bill could see 'biggest transfer of power since devolution' STV  12.09.12   Wide-reaching proposals to empower local communities have been lauded as potentially "the b…
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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2012

Housing Associations Need to Invigorate Their Social Passion

Housing Associations Need to Invigorate Their Social Passion ResPublica 13.12.12 Hazel Blears MP expresses hope that the new report by ResPublica could reinvigorate energy and social passion Housing a…
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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2012

The Gift of Death

The Gift of Death George Monbiot 11.12.12 Pathological consumption has become so normalised that we scarcely notice it. There’s nothing they need, nothing they don’t own already, nothing t…
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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2012

Safety in danger

Safety in danger The Spectator, by William Leith 08.12.12 Antifragile: How to Live in a World We Don’t Understand Nassim Nicholas Taleb In his book The Black Swan, Nassim Taleb told us that the …
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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2012

A Funder’s Perspective on Public Social Partnerships and Social…

A Funder’s Perspective on Public Social Partnerships and Social Impact Bonds The Robertson Trust 12.12.12 Conclusion and Key Learning   This paper has provided a brief overview of recent d…
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13th December 2012

Mythbuster: Tall tales about welfare reform

Mythbuster: Tall tales about welfare reform Red Pepper 05.12.12 Ben Baumberg, Kate Bell and Declan Gaffney tackle some of the most common welfare myths Welfare reform is almost inevitably contentious.…
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13th December 2012

Susan Boyle: this much I know

Susan Boyle: this much I know The Observer, by Megan Conner 08.12.12 The singer on her life-changing break, Britain's unseen poverty and why she'll never leave her family home There are still moments …
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Senscot Bulletin
7th December 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 07.12.12

Dear members and friends, I lived in the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh for 21 years - 'Stockaree' we called it. On Tuesday, dropping some books at the Oxfam shop - take a daunder round my old haunts. …
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7th December 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 7th December 2012

This week sees news of 3 new SENs being set up in the new year - in North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire and Falkirk. A couple of years back, there had been a pan-Ayrshire SEN. Now local SEs feel that a SEN…
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Bulletin Articles
5th December 2012

New Europen Commisson Report on the Social Economy

New Europen Commisson Report on the Social Economy Letter from Michael Roy Dear Laurence, New report published by the European Commission called ‘Social Economy in the European Union’: htt…
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5th December 2012

The state: we’ve no more ownership of it than Chelsea fans …

The state: we've no more ownership of it than Chelsea fans have of the club The Guardian, by Ian Jack 30.11.12 We live in a globalised age. Does it matter if a French company owns the electricity supp…