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A great profile of SEN member @CCInitiatives in the @cl_gazette yesterday.Clydesdale Community Initiatives helps people with complex health needs make a meaningful contribution to their local community. Read more below 👇carlukegazette.co.uk…

About 2 hours ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Senscot Bulletin
28th June 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 28.06.13

Dear members and friends, Saudi prince, Alwaleed Bin Talal, is bringing a libel action in London against the American Forbes magazine - for ranking him only 26th in their world rich list.  Forbes…
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28th June 2013

Networks1st Update: Friday 28th June 2013

Social Enterprise Scotland (SES) has announced that its annual SE awards are now open for nominations. Winners will go forward to the UK awards ceremony later in the year. For more, see www.se-network…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2013

The Difference A Meal Makes

The Difference A Meal Makes Mary's Meals June 2013 Some schools gift their profits to established charities – home and abroad. At the awards, a 6 minute film was shown of Mary’s Meals &nda…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2013

Can social finance meet social need?

Can social finance meet social need? Can Cook CIC & Tomorrow's People June 2013 Executive Summary 1. The market for the provision of services to meet social need is underdeveloped but evolving qui…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2013

CSI Scotland gives vital business boost to social entrepreneurs

CSI Scotland gives vital business boost to social entrepreneurs PricewaterhouseCoopers 21.06.13 A new network of social enterprise business support centres in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow has been …
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2013

BIG leaders are far too close to government, says shadow minister

BIG leaders are far too close to government, says shadow minister Civil Society, by Tania Mason      26.06.13 The Big Lottery Fund’s board and senior management are dys…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2013

Social Economy Alliance set to lobby government on social economy

Social Economy Alliance set to lobby government on social economy Civity Society, by Vibeka Mair 25.06.13       Today sees the launch of the Social Economy Alliance, a coalit…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2013

Capital with a Conscience? Does Social Finance understand social …

Capital with a Conscience? Does Social Finance understand social need? Guardian Social Enterprise Network, By Michael Lilley 23.06.13 As founder of My Time CIC, I am currently involved in development …
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2013

Social Enterprise in Education Awards 2013

Social Enterprise in Education Awards 2013 Social Enterprise Academy 25.06.13 What did school used to be like? Chalk boards, times tables and teacher telling you what to do? These schools are differen…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2013

Social Capital World Forum 2013

Social Capital World Forum 2013 Assist Social Capital 27.06.13  Social Capital & Abundant Communities, 4th - 6th September 2013, Scotland Background We are a group of engaged people with diff…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2013

How can we invest our trust in a government that spies on us?

How can we invest our trust in a government that spies on us? The Guardian, by George Monbiot 24.06.13 'If you are a law-abiding citizen of this country, going about your business and your personal li…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2013

Lockerbie: Lost Voices

Lockerbie: Lost Voices The Elements World Theatre 26.06.13 Just a quick note to bring to your attention and seek your support for a production on at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This Decembe…