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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/

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Senscot Bulletin
30th August 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 30.08.13

Dear members and friends, I was an impressionable child - given a thorough grounding in guilt and shame - from a Catholic church fixated on sin and fear (the consequences of its institutional denial o…
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30th August 2013

The SENS Newsletter: Friday 30th August 2013

Senscot attended an Enterprise Ready Fund workshop in Glasgow this week.  The Fund, being administered by Foundation Scotland, in partnership with CEiS, Social Value Lab and DSL, will be open for…
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Bulletin Articles
29th August 2013

Jute Legacy for Social Enterprise in Dundee

Jute Legacy for Social Enterprise in Dundee Dundee SEN August 2013 Dundee Social Enterprise Network (DSEN) has secured £200K funding from the John Sharp Benevolent Trust to invest in new and exi…
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Bulletin Articles
29th August 2013

Scotland could become a beacon for a brighter future … I en

Scotland could become a beacon for a brighter future ... I envy you By Neal Lawson 25.08.13 I look north to Scotland with at least a tinge of envy. Away from the apathy and dejection spawned by …
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Bulletin Articles
29th August 2013

Launch of Blossom

Launch of Blossom Lesley Riddoch August 2013 Dear all, Forgive the cheeky self promotion. But I suspect if you wait for publicity to happen on its own, you wait a long while. This book should be of in…
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Bulletin Articles
29th August 2013

Enterprise Ready Fund

Enterprise Ready Fund Foundation Scotland August 2013 Background The Enterprise Ready Fund is a Scottish Government funded programme which will distribute up to £6M from 2013 to 2015 to help mai…
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Bulletin Articles
29th August 2013

Support for social entrepreneurs

Support for social entrepreneurs Big Lottery Scotland 27.08.13 Big Lottery Fund Scotland Director Jackie Killeen talks about our commitment to social enterprises: “Over the last 12 months myself…
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Bulletin Articles
29th August 2013

Accelerator Fund

Accelerator Fund Big Lottery Scotland 27.08.13Big Lottery Fund in partnership with Social Investment Scotland will create a new accelerator fund for early stage social enterprises in Scotland  …
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Bulletin Articles
29th August 2013

SCA Membership

SCA Membership Scottish Community Alliance August 2013Who We Are   The following networks make up the Scottish Community Alliance.  Please click on a network to find out about their member…
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Bulletin Articles
29th August 2013

Democracy can always be made better

Democracy can always be made better Electoral Reform Society 28.08.13 With constitutional change high on the agenda, a referendum on independence expected in 2014 and the technology available to reall…
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Senscot Bulletin
23rd August 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 23.08.13

Dear members and friends,  Sometimes I feel sympathy for obese people - forced to carry everywhere the ignominy of their excesses; an over fondness for food is not the worst of human sins - but i…
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23rd August 2013

Networks1st Update: Friday 23rd August 2013

Bookings are already coming in for this year’s SE Conference and Ceilidh at the Westerwood, near Cumbernauld on 14ht/15th Nov. We’ve also heard this week that Derek Mackay, Minister o…