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Three new @ramh_scotland jobs listed on our site today:Mental Health Development Worker PT £22k pro-rata Self-Management Coordinator PT £26k pro-rata Senior Mental Health Practitioner PT £22k pro-ratasenscot.net/jobs/

About 11 hours ago from Senscot's Twitter

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28th February 2013

Social Enterprise Academy in Gaelic

Social Enterprise Academy in Gaelic SEA 27.02.13 When the Academy set up an office Inverness five years ago it was to engage with social entrepreneurs and community leaders in the highlands and Island…
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28th February 2013

UK leads the way in social investment

UK leads the way in social investment BDaily, by Tom Keighley 25.02.13   The UK leads the way in effective social investment policy that is informing the debate in other countries, suggests a pie…
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28th February 2013

How Beppe Grillo’s social media politics took Italy by stor

How Beppe Grillo's social media politics took Italy by storm The Guardian, by Jamie Bartlett 26.02.13 "The mainstream parties are finished! They won't survive for long", announced Beppe Gril…
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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2013

Time to make views known

Time to make views known Regeneration 27.02.13 Local government and Regeneration Committee Delivery of Regeneration in Scotland inquiry – Call for Written Evidence The Committee is currently se…
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28th February 2013

Land Fund gets to work

Land Fund gets to work Community Land Scotland 27.02.13 The future of an iconic landmark on one of the world’s most breathtaking coastlines has today been assured thanks to one of the first gran…
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28th February 2013

Lloyds Banking £14m social enterprise investment

Lloyds Banking £14m social enterprise investment Total Investor 26.02.13    Investment to reach 1,300 social entrepreneurs and create 4,000 jobs   From today social enterprise wil…
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28th February 2013

Not a fantasy

Not a fantasy The Observer, by Andrew Simms 17.02.13 Do you grudgingly accept there is no fundamental alternative to how things are, hard times and difficult choices? Then come to Goodland. You might …
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Senscot Bulletin
22nd February 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 22.02.13

Dear members and friends,  It's a retirement party - Jim is telling a story, "I know this guy who was convicted of drink driving - killed someone - got 5 years; but when he arrives at the op…
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22nd February 2013

Networks1st Update: Friday 22nd February 2013

Next week, Senscot is participating in a session at The Gathering – ‘Third Sector and health and social care - where next?’  As part of the implementation of the NHS Quality Str…
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Bulletin Articles
21st February 2013

Reviewed: On Edinburgh and Glasgow by Robert Crawford

Reviewed: On Edinburgh and Glasgow by Robert Crawford New Statesman, by Alex Massie 21.02.13 On Glasgow and Edinburgh Robert Crawford Harvard University Press, 320pp, £20 Duality is the great th…
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21st February 2013

Karine Polwart: Imagination vital to telling the Yes story

Karine Polwart: Imagination vital to telling the Yes story The Scotsman 17.02.13 Thursday night. BBC Question Time is on telly. I’m venting a week’s worth of rage on Twitter, while nursing…
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Bulletin Articles
21st February 2013

Community ownership popularity rising

Community ownership popularity rising The Guardian, by Simon Birch 12.02.13 While UK banks may be playing hardball in providing vital start-up finance for new businesses, one sector of the economy is …