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Bulletin Articles
31st July 2014

The difference between Civil and Civic

The difference between Civil and Civic Keynote speech to DTA Conference 2008, by Laurence Demarco 16.06.2008I would like to begin by making a distinction between what is meant by civic society and c…
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Bulletin Articles
31st July 2014

Briefings

Briefings Scottish Community Alliance 30.07.14 Scottish Government funds the Scottish Community Alliance. Each year, we submit a plan of what we propose to do and on that basis we receive a grant. It&…
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Bulletin Articles
31st July 2014

Brokering Role

Brokering Role Senscot, Social Firms Scotland July 2014Main Purpose of the Role:   To deliver a dedicated programme - providing practical support to social enterprise in identifying and respond…
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31st July 2014

Nandy demands PM inquiry into Big Society Network grants

Nandy demands PM inquiry into Big Society Network grants Civil Soceity, by Tania Mason 24.07.14Lisa Nandy, the shadow minister for civil society, has written to David Cameron demanding an inquiry in…
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31st July 2014

Rethinking Community Capacity Building

Rethinking Community Capacity Building Big Lottery Fund 07.07.14Ian Cooke, Director of Development Trusts Association Scotland, shares his thoughts on the key to building vibrant communities:  …
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Bulletin Articles
31st July 2014

Scots sweetheart Erraid Davies celebrates her Commonwealth medal …

Scots sweetheart Erraid Davies celebrates her Commonwealth medal success with a can of Irn-Bru Daily Record 29.07.14THE 13-year-old, who won bronze in the para-sport 100m breast stroke on Sunday, ha…
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31st July 2014

This Land is Mine

This Land is Mine Educate, Inspire, Change July 2014A animated short film satirizing and abbreviating the history of divine claims to Palestine.    See the viewers guide so you can tell …
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Senscot Bulletin
25th July 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 25.07.14

Dear members and friends,              Strolling around North Berwick recently – I keep noticing wee green memorial plaques on the wal…
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25th July 2014

The SENs: Friday 25th July 2014

The summer months tend to be reasonably quiet on the SEN front and can give us an opportunity to reflect on developments/changes etc. A notable development this year has been the significant increase …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2014

‘Glasgow and Gemeinschaft’

'Glasgow and Gemeinschaft' by David Harding An extract from David Harding's lecture/essay about the glasgow art scene.   Glasgow is a friendly place and has, according to those whose interest it …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2014

Is the Pope Catholic or communist when he speaks out on poverty?

Is the Pope Catholic or communist when he speaks out on poverty? The Conversation, by Bruce Duncan 21.07.14 A blog in The Economist recently accused Pope Francis of following the founder of the Soviet…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2014

The Scotia Nostra. Socialisation Among Glasgow Artists

The Scotia Nostra. Socialisation Among Glasgow Artists by David Harding July 2014 Friendship, socialisation and networking among Glasgow Artists 1985-2001 The Scotia Nostra - Myth and Truth.   Ta…