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Theatre Nemo is hosting a development meeting for anyone interested in supporting their vision of a Creative Holistic Support Centre that will provide a full range of support services under one roof. 25th July, Glasgow. #HealthSENSee details: senscot.net/events/t… pic.twitter.com/Grxo…

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Senscot Bulletin
31st May 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 31.05.13

Dear members and friends,  The weather is consistently dreadful - but so far this year I lack the resolution to get myself to the sun; spare rooms on offer in both Italy and Spain - but increasin…
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31st May 2013

Networks1st Update: Friday 31st May 2013

Eight (8) members of the Sport SEN attended the launch this week of the Robertson Trust's 'Community Sport and Enterprise Evaluation Learning Set: Final Impact Report'. The SEN members were sharing th…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2013

‘Jobs not jail’ scheme for Scotland’s gang memb

'Jobs not jail' scheme for Scotland's gang members BBC News, by Huw Williams 28.05.13 Leaders from a project that works to divert gang members in Los Angeles away from jail and into jobs are visiting …
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2013

Coalfields Regeneration School launched

Coalfields Regeneration School launched Alloa Advertiser 28.05.13       THE Coalfields Regeneration Trust is offering local organisations the chance to go back to school …
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2013

Community-owned village shops across the UK to celebrate Communit…

Community-owned village shops across the UK to celebrate Community Shops Fortnight Plunkett Foundation 30.05.13Plunkett Foundation, the national organisation supporting the development of community …
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2013

If CDFIs are forced to get ruthless, social enterprise will suffe…

If CDFIs are forced to get ruthless, social enterprise will suffer The Guardian, by Sam Collin 20.05.13 I've worked in the social enterprise sector for 15 years and one challenge that's always been th…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2013

My manifesto for rewilding the world

My manifesto for rewilding the world The Guardian, by George Monbiot 27.05.13 Until modern humans arrived, every continent except Antarctica possessed a megafauna. In the Americas, alongside mastodons…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2013

Investment Readiness Roundtable – Discussion Paper

Investment Readiness Roundtable - Discussion Paper The Big Lottery (Scotland) 29.05.13 Social investment - i.e. investment activity which has an expectation of both a specified social outcome and / o…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2013

Charities want to trade as social enterprises, but face poor acce…

Charities want to trade as social enterprises, but face poor access to finance Charity Times, by Andrew Holt 28.05.13 Results of a survey about attitudes to social enterprise among UK charities were r…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2013

Meeting £1bn unmet demand for social investment finance

Meeting £1bn unmet demand for social investment finance Pioneers Post 14.05.13 There are practical steps the UK government should take to help bridge the funding gap for those unable to access t…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2013

Aberdeen Foyer and VSA to merge later this year

Aberdeen Foyer and VSA to merge later this year Third Sector Online 30.05.13 The homelessness charity and the social care charity plan no redundancies, says foyer chief Ken Milroy, but this could be r…
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Senscot Bulletin
24th May 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 24.05.13

Dear members and friends,  The place where I live - was, for many centuries, a monastic settlement, a place of pilgrimage; Visitors today often say it's a 'thin place' - suggesting that the norm…