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New job posted today:@DiscoveryCU is looking for a general manager to deal with the day to day running and strategic development of the credit union.⬇️ See details ⬇️senscot.net/job/disc…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Senscot Bulletin
26th July 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 26.07.13

Dear members and friends, Our local supermarket sells books – 2 for £7; picked up two ‘thrillers’ by Lee Child about a character, Jack Reacher – new to me. Reacher is 6ft…
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26th July 2013

Networks1st Update: Friday 26th July 2013

The Voluntary SE Code of Practice has 5 criteria - which set down the values and behaviour by which SE community in Scotland recognises one another. These criteria were updated recently, see www.se-co…
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Bulletin Articles
24th July 2013

John Sentamu: the scandal of the millions not paid enough to live…

John Sentamu: the scandal of the millions not paid enough to live on The Observer 20.07.13 Millions of people across the country will get up today, leave their families and travel to work to carr…
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Bulletin Articles
24th July 2013

A New Economic Model for Scotland

A New Economic Model for Scotland The Jimmy Reid Foundation 14.07.13 Robin Hahnel and Gar Alperovitz are two of the major figures in the New Economic movement in the US. We are very lucky to have them…
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Bulletin Articles
24th July 2013

‘Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can

'Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking' by Susan Cain – review The Guardian, by Jon Ronson 22.03.12 When you're at a party, do you suddenly feel the desperate urge to…
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Bulletin Articles
24th July 2013

McConnell to chair under-fire wind farm fund

McConnell to chair under-fire wind farm fund The Herald Scotland, by David Ross 23.07.13 FORMER First Minister Lord McConnell is to chair a new multimillion-pound fund for communities living near wind…
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Bulletin Articles
24th July 2013

Living Manifesto for Social Banking and the Commons

Living Manifesto for Social Banking and the Commons Institute of Social Banking 22.07.13 This is the first iteration of a Living Manifesto for Social Banking and the Commons. It is the result of our w…
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Bulletin Articles
24th July 2013

Institute of Social Banking Membership

Institute of Social Banking Membership Institute of Social Banking 24.07.13 Only organisations closely linked to Social Banking can become members of the Institute for Social Banking. Please get in to…
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Bulletin Articles
24th July 2013

MSc in Social Enterprise

MSc in Social Enterprise Glasgow Caledonian University 24.07.13 Unique in Scotland, our Master's programme aims to stimulate greater entrepreneurial flair, innovation and self-reliance amongst third s…
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Bulletin Articles
24th July 2013

Showcase your success in the 2013 SURF Awards

Showcase your success in the 2013 SURF Awards SURF 22.07.13 SURF is welcoming applications to this year’s SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration, which is delivered in partnersh…
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Senscot Bulletin
19th July 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 19.07.13

Dear members and friends, The commons is a generic term - like the market or the state; I think of it as the wealth we share - our life support system - both natural and social.  Some commons are…
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19th July 2013

Networks1st Update: Friday 19th July 2013

This year’s Social Enterprise Conference and Ceilidh will take place on 14th and 15th November at the Westerwood Hotel near Cumbernauld. We’ll be running the event in closer association wi…