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Are you sitting on an idea that could bring about positive social change? Good news! Applications for Glasgow's @GoodIdeasScot programme have been extended until Thursday 19th September at 9am. See details: good-ideas.org/apply…

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Bulletin Articles
12th September 2013

Feeding the Five Million: Big Changes Proposed by Enquiry

Feeding the Five Million: Big Changes Proposed by Enquiry Nourish Scotland 05.09.13   No need for food banks in the new Scotland was just one of the big changes flagged up by Nourish Scotland&rsq…
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12th September 2013

Big Vote Website Launch

Big Vote Website Launch Scottish Community Alliance September 2013 Big Vote website (launching Monday 16th September) www.thebigvote.org Speaking recently at the Edinburgh International Book Festival …
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12th September 2013

Community Energy at a glance

Community Energy at a glance Scottish Community Alliance 11.09.13 When the Scottish Government set a target of 500 mw of electricity from community and locally owned renewable energy, we thought the d…
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12th September 2013

Equality Statement Scottish Draft Budget 2014-2015

Equality Statement Scottish Draft Budget 2014-2015 Scottish Government 11.09.13 The Equality Budget Statement offers an equality impact assessment of proposed spending plans by ministerial portfolio E…
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12th September 2013

Building an economy on gift and generosity

Building an economy on gift and generosity by Jonathan Dawson September 2013 This post is part of a blog-series called Hunting Dancing Bears: The search for hope and innovation in a time of crisis I o…
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12th September 2013

Brookes admits to unease about social investment

Brookes admits to unease about social investment Civil Society 09.09.13   Paul Hamlyn Foundation chief executive Martin Brookes has admitted to harbouring personal doubts about social investment…
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Senscot Bulletin
6th September 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 06.09.13

Dear members and friends, I have a high regard for the poet Seamus Heaney - who died last Friday; his writing faces up to the worst - with courage and hope. It also shows how our personal lives are su…
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6th September 2013

The SENs: Friday 6th September 2013

Applications are open for this year’s Dragons’ Den at the Social Enterprise Conference and Ceilidh on 14th/15th Nov at Westerwood Hotel. To book your place, see Ceilidh page. Once again, t…
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Bulletin Articles
5th September 2013

A Green Manifesto

A Green Manifesto Resurgence August 2013 Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, sets out her vision of a future good society. I trace my first stirrings as a ‘gree…
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Bulletin Articles
5th September 2013

Independence Under Threat: The Voluntary Sector in 2013

Independence Under Threat: The Voluntary Sector in 2013 Independence Panel July 2013 Foreword from Sir Roger Singleton   This is the second of four annual assessments of the state of independenc…
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5th September 2013

The Scottish Community Banking Trust (SCBT)

The Scottish Community Banking Trust (SCBT) Senscot July 2013 Executive Summary The starting point for these proposals is that the third sector has a ‘public good’ role in society which is…
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5th September 2013

Edinburgh’s Social Enterprise Strategy out for Consultation

Edinburgh’s Social Enterprise Strategy out for Consultation Edinburgh Compact 02.09.13 A draft Social Enterprise Strategy for Edinburgh covering the years 2013 - 2018 has been published for…