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This week's Senscot Bulletin includes:📢 Feedback from yesterday's SE Ref Group meeting in Perth📝 Latest Senscot Briefing📋 @NHS_HS report on food poverty📝 A look back at the series of @CommHealth_Blog briefings🔥🇬🇧🔥 Update on Brexit➡️senscot.net/senscot-…⬅️ pic.twitter.com/OLMz…

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Senscot Bulletin
25th April 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 25.04.14

Dear members and friends,   It wasn’t very warm – but the Easter weekend brought bright sunshine to our wee clachan; I was out on four consecutive days – an orgy of gardening. W…
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25th April 2014

The SENs: Friday 25th April 2014

Senscot Legal has entered its fourth year of trading and today, with the support of the Enterprise Ready Fund, is interviewing for a second paralegal to support the existing staff quota. Senscot Legal…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2014

Time to reverse 50 years of centralisation

Time to reverse 50 years of centralisation The Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy 24.04.14 DEBATE ABOUT SCOTLAND’S FUTURE NEEDS RADICAL NEW LOCAL FOCUS, SAYS COMMISSIONScotland would …
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2014

Commons Sense New thinking about an old idea

Commons Sense New thinking about an old idea Mary McDermott, Community Development Journal Jan 2014Caricatures of creating, maintaining and living a commons-based life abound. As a rule, they assume…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2014

Lifting veil of secrecy from children’s panels

Lifting veil of secrecy from children's panels The Herald 19.04.14Two weeks ago, the scale of the crisis and disquiet at Children's Hearings Scotland (CHS), the organisation responsible for children…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2014

The People’s Platform review – an ‘invaluable prime…

The People's Platform review – an 'invaluable primer' for understanding the networked world John Naughton, The Guardian 19.04.14For the first 20 years of the evolution of the internet — …
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2014

Kirk backs tax grab from loan firms to boost credit unions

Kirk backs tax grab from loan firms to boost credit unions Kate Devlin, Herald Scotland 21.04.14 The Kirk announced last year that it planned to join with the Church of England's plans to challenge pa…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2014

Study reveals huge benefits of community land ownership

Study reveals huge benefits of community land ownership David Ross, Herald Scotland 21.04.14SOME were fragile settlements among Scotland's most remote locations, which for decades were seen to be ha…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2014

Firstport publishes landmark report

Firstport publishes landmark report Firstport 10.04.14Firstport has today published “Start Something Good”- a landmark report that sheds a light on the journey, psyche and impact of…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2014

‘No one should have to face cancer alone’

'No one should have to face cancer alone' Henning Mankell, The Guardian 22.03.14 It is now two months since I was diagnosed with cancer. I am already well into the second series of chemotherapy treat…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2014

Most Famous Living Philosopher Visits St Andrews

Most Famous Living Philosopher Visits St Andrews University of St. Andrews 18.04.14 The man described as “the world’s most relevant living philosopher” (by Michael Fitzgerald in News…
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Senscot Bulletin
17th April 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 17.04.14

Dear members and friends,   The fictional detective, Philip Marlowe has had the impact on my life of a real person. John Banville, who won the 2005 Booker Prize with the ‘The Sea’, ha…