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So far, over 1100 organisations have responded to this year's Social Enterprise Census. We need more though! The census is a vitally important tool when it comes to influencing policy, so please spare just 10-15 minutes for the sector! surveymonkey.co.uk/r… pic.twitter.com/Lt16…

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15th August 2013

Phil Welsh: Housing volunteer and leader

Phil Welsh: Housing volunteer and leader The Herald Scotland 09.08.13 Born: September 24, 1942; Died: July 12, 2013. Phil Welsh, who has died aged 70, was a well-known figure in the Scottish housing m…
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15th August 2013

The BBC needs conserving. Yet these Conservatives think not

The BBC needs conserving. Yet these Conservatives think not The Guardian, by Polly Toynbee 13.08.13 The Conservative party no longer conserves great British institutions, except for the monarchy and t…
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15th August 2013

Scotland has the most inequitable land ownership in the west. Why…

Scotland has the most inequitable land ownership in the west. Why? The Observer, by Kevin McKenna 10.08.13 On bleak Scottish moors and soft, mossy hills, the oldest and grandest theme park in the worl…
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15th August 2013

The missing stories and, for some, the pain of growing up

The missing stories and, for some, the pain of growing up By Gerry Hassan 08.08.13 Last Saturday the Scottish football season opened in earnest with the first weekend programme of the new Scottish Pre…
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15th August 2013

Peter Jones: Vision of an independent republic

Peter Jones: Vision of an independent republic The Scotsman 13.08.13 Aileen Campbell’s admission that she would prefer an independent Scotland to be a republic is extremely interesting – a…
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15th August 2013

Feeding the Five Million

Feeding the Five Million Nourish Scotland August 2013 “Feeding the Five Million: what would it take for everyone in Scotland to eat well and sustainably?” Nourish Scotland 2013 Conference,…
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15th August 2013

Zero hours contracts widespread in third sector

Zero hours contracts widespread in third sector Third Force News 08.08.13 Third sector organisations employ a third of all staff on zero hours contracts, according to new research. The third sector is…
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Bulletin Articles
14th August 2013

Introvert/Extrovert Spectrum

Introvert/Extrovert Spectrum Quiet, by Susan Cain 14.08.13 If you're not sure where you fall on the introvert-extrovert spectrum, you can assess yourself here.  Answer each questions 'true' or 'f…
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Senscot Bulletin
9th August 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 09.08.13

Dear members and friends,  Every Sunday 9am I would watch the Andrew Marr show - but now I’ve stopped; the main appeal was the man himself - Glasgow born, Loretto-educated charmer; most of …
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9th August 2013

Networks1st Update: Friday 9th August 2013

The 2013 Social Enterprise Conference and Ceilidh will be our 9th since our first outing at New Lanark in 2005. As you may know, this year's event is moving to the Westerwood Hotel, near Cumbernauld -…
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Bulletin Articles
8th August 2013

Radical new planning rules unveiled to rescue the high street

Radical new planning rules unveiled to rescue the high street Information Daily  07.08.13 Radical new planning rules, which will allow local people to transform empty premises, have been announce…
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8th August 2013

Social Enterprise: Save our Streets

Social Enterprise: Save our Streets Firstport 07.08.13 More and more often in the news hear about the decline of the high-streets and the negative impact that the recession, digital technology and out…