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#CultureSEN member @WeavingMusic has over 100 custom made, museum grade exhibition stands for sale, for a negotiated price. The stanchions have bases 30cm x 30cm x 80cm and can be fully dismantled. Contact elisekelly@trolise.co.uk for details. pic.twitter.com/Pe7n…

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14th February 2014

The SENs: Friday 14th February 2014

At many events where our social enterprise community comes together to reflect on where we are; where we should be going, there is a recurring theme that we are not very good at telling ‘our sto…
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13th February 2014

Chris Cairns Cartoon

British Petroleum (BP) told the Scottish people this week that, on the issue of independence, they prefer things the way they are. This cartoon by Chris Cairns is an apt response.    …
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13th February 2014

Vaclav Havell writing about Hope

Vaclav Havell writing about Hope circa 1994    “Either we have hope within us or we don’t; it is a dimension of the soul, and it’s not dependent on some observation of the…
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13th February 2014

International recognition on social enterprise

International recognition on social enterprise Scottish Government 09.02.14 Finance Secretary outlines Scotland’s world-leading approach in Norway. International interest is growing in Scotland…
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13th February 2014

CDFIs must be ‘lenders of first resort’ argues new re

CDFIs must be 'lenders of first resort' argues new report Pioneers Post, By Sophie Hudson 07.02.14 Community lenders should be a first port of call for small businesses seeking finance, according to a…
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13th February 2014

Plunkett and Ecology launch dedicated mortgage for community shop…

Plunkett and Ecology launch dedicated mortgage for community shops Social Enterprise UK 13.02.14 The Plunkett Foundation and Ecology Building Society launch a bespoke mortgage package for community-ow…
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13th February 2014

MPs condemn charities watchdog as ‘not fit for purpose̵

MPs condemn charities watchdog as 'not fit for purpose' The Guardian 05.02.14 Charity Commission failed to act robustly to deal with abuse, public accounts committee finds. The charities watchdog has …
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12th February 2014

Enterprise Ready Fund awardees

Enterprise Ready Fund awardees Scottish Government 12.02.14 Enterprise Ready Fund awardees Name Amount Local Authority 1st Class Credit Union £13,130 Glasgow Ala Mairi £23,108 Glasgow Almo…
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12th February 2014

The SENs: Friday 7th February 2014

A couple of weeks back we highlighted the fact that the proposed Scottish Govt’s 2nd stage consultation on the European Structural and Investment Funds 2014-2020 was lacking any specific re…
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Senscot Bulletin
7th February 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 07.02.14

Dear members and friends,             Both books and DVDs – I am many years a fan of Kurt Wallander – Henning Mankell’s trouble…
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5th February 2014

Alan Finlayson

Alan Finlayson Herald Scotland 01.02.14 First Reporter to the Children's Panel Born: December 19, 1934; Died: January 16, 2014 aged 79. Alan F Finlayson, who has died aged 79, was the first Reporter t…
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5th February 2014

Henning Mankell: chronicler of his own decline

Henning Mankell: chronicler of his own decline The Observer, By Andrew Anthony 01.02.14 After years of exploring Sweden's darkest fears in his fiction, the creator of Wallander faces his own anxiety a…