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This week's Senscot Bulletin includes:📢 Feedback from yesterday's SE Ref Group meeting in Perth📝 Latest Senscot Briefing📋 @NHS_HS report on food poverty📝 A look back at the series of @CommHealth_Blog briefings🔥🇬🇧🔥 Update on Brexit➡️senscot.net/senscot-…⬅️ pic.twitter.com/OLMz…

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Senscot Bulletin
19th December 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 19.12.13

Dear members and friends,         The weekend of the winter solstice – when Senscot closes for 2 weeks – for what I regard as our most meaningful holiday…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2013

Common Weal

Common Weal Common Weal December 2013 Common Weal is an emerging movement which is developing a vision for economic and social development in Scotland. For 40 years Scotland has suffered from ‘…
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19th December 2013

The SENs: Thursday 19th December 2013

As this is the last SENs News of 2013, it would be apt that we give a few reflections/highlights over the last twelve months. Positive developments include: 23 active SENs (19 local and 4 thematic) - …
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2013

SURF Awards 2013

SURF 2013 Awards SURF December 2013 Community Led Regeneration Category  – Oban Phoenix Cinema What is the aim of the project? To respond to a local ‘save our cinema’ campaign b…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2013

The autumn statement will confirm the Tories as the enemies of pu…

The autumn statement will confirm the Tories as the enemies of public service The Guardian, By Will Hutton 04.12.13 Things will only get worse as the Conservatives cut yet more services. The public se…
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Senscot Bulletin
13th December 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 13.12.13

Dear members and friends,               When Richard Holloway and Desmond Tutu were Anglican bishops together – Holloway asked him whi…
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13th December 2013

The SENs: Friday 13th December 2013

The Ready for Business consortium wishes to highlight the success of the Third Sector in winning contracts from the public sector, and in sharing examples of good practice in the way that the public s…
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Bulletin Articles
12th December 2013

Charities need money. But they also need principles

Charities need money. But they also need principles The Independent, By Dominic Nutt 10.12.13 Bonus bonanzas, aggressive targets, Government cash and six-figure salaries. The high-flying life of a Bri…
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Bulletin Articles
12th December 2013

Feeding the Five Million: Conference Report

Feeding the Five Million: Conference Report Nourish Scotland 12.12.13   Executive Summary   Nourish Scotland undertook a two day enquiry in September 2013 to explore how Scotland could feed …
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Bulletin Articles
12th December 2013

Make Your Local News Work

Make Your Local News Work Carnegie Trust, By Dave Boyle December 2013 The Challenge The decline in the number of distinct local newspaper titles serving a specific local need has been well documented.…
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Bulletin Articles
12th December 2013

David Cousland

David Cousland Triodos November 2013 “After 16 years with Triodos of which 10 have been spent in Scotland, David has decided it is an appropriate time to move on and take time to reflect before …
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Bulletin Articles
12th December 2013

What will social enterprise look like in 2020?

What will social enterprise look like in 2020? British Council December 2013 Introduction It is 2013 and social enterprise has become a small but integral part of the world’s economy. Its influe…