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A great profile of SEN member @CCInitiatives in the @cl_gazette yesterday.Clydesdale Community Initiatives helps people with complex health needs make a meaningful contribution to their local community. Read more below 👇carlukegazette.co.uk…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Senscot Bulletin
28th November 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 28.11.14

Dear members and friends,             An hour into the mountains behind the Costa del Sol – the fortress town of Ronda – its history …
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Bulletin Articles
28th November 2014

Scotland faces confusion on the slippery slope to formal separati…

Scotland faces confusion on the slippery slope to formal separation David Torrance, The Guardian 27.11.14It all started with a “vow”. Although nationalist caricature has it that this, si…
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28th November 2014

The SENs: Friday 28th November 2014

Over the last couple of months a consultation process has been on going with regard to producing a SE Strategy for Scotland. This process began at the CEiS event in September and culminated at the rec…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2014

Stakeholder Banks

Stakeholder Banks New Economics 28.03.13   We surveyed data from 65 countries to identify successful alternatives to commercial banks, which we define as banks that have the main objective of max…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2014

Sue Perkins announces winners of UK Social Enterprise Awards 2014

Sue Perkins announces winners of UK Social Enterprise Awards 2014 Social Enterprise UK 26.11.14 Last night [Wednesday 26 November] winners of the 16th annual Social Enterprise Awards were announced du…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2014

Nicola Sturgeon unveils first legislative programme as Scotland…

Nicola Sturgeon unveils first legislative programme as Scotland’s first minister The Guardian , By Libby Brooks 26.11.14   Sturgeon identifies 12 policy areas including land reform, in-work…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2014

Pope Francis attacks EU over treatment of immigrants

Pope Francis attacks EU over treatment of immigrants The Guardian, By Ian Traynor 25.11.14   ‘We cannot allow the Mediterranean to become a vast graveyard,’ pontiff tells the European…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2014

Land Reform – the wait is over

Land Reform – the wait is over Andy Wightman 26.11.14   Nicola Sturgeon today announced the Scottish Government’s legislative programme for the remainder of this Parliament. It contai…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2014

A Social Enterprise Strategy For Scotland (Consultation)

A Social Enterprise Strategy For Scotland (Consultation) Senscot; SFS; CEiS; Community Enterprise; the Social Enterprise Academy; SES; InspirAlba; HISEZ; Firstport 27.11.14   A number of organisa…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2014

Bank culture ‘will take generation to change’, says r

Bank culture 'will take generation to change', says report BBC News 26.11.14   A "toxic" and "aggressive" culture inside British banks that led to scandals such as mis-selling…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2014

Scottish minister says independence would boost third sector

Scottish minister says independence would boost third sector Local Government Chronicle, By Greg Pitcher 11.02.14   Independence would allow Scotland to further promote social enterprises, a seni…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2014

On #ric2014 and strategy for Scotland’s New Left

On #ric2014 and strategy for Scotland's New Left Open Democracy, By Adam Ramsay 23.11.14   The vast Radical Independence Conference shows the potential power of Scotland's radicals - if they can …