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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
19th December 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 19.12.14

Dear members and friends,              Today’s bulletin – the one before the festive break – is always the least read of our weekly emails; so many…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2014

The Social Economy: The dispute over doing well while doing good

The Social Economy: The dispute over doing well while doing good Third Sector, by Stephen Cook 18.12.14   The concept of profit-with-purpose businesses, which do not have asset locks, has polaris…
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19th December 2014

The SENs: Friday 19th December 2014

As this is the last SENs News of 2014, it’s time to offer a few reflections / highlights of activity the last twelve months - relating to both local and thematic SENs. Significantly, membership …
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2014

Alan Wyllie: Talk of a Labour wipe-out is premature – the S…

Alan Wyllie: Talk of a Labour wipe-out is premature - the SNP must be careful CommonSpace, By Alan Wyllie 17.12.14   The polls have spelt it out clearly for us – the SNP are riding on a cre…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2014

Giving surplus food social purpose with the Community Shop

Giving surplus food social purpose with the Community Shop The Guardian 15.12.14   The UK’s first full-scale social supermarket opens today – selling low-cost, high-quality surplus fo…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2014

Hello and welcome to CommonSpace!

Hello and welcome to CommonSpace! CommonSpace, By Angela Haggerty 15.12.14   If you haven’t heard of us, in a nutshell we are a brand new digital news service in Scotland – with a twi…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2014

Is Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy about to bring back Blairism…

Is Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy about to bring back Blairism? BBC News by Mark Mardell 18.12.14   I am agog in the Easterhouse Bridge theatre, transfixed by a simple tale.   The big, ba…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2014

Councils must use cash to save vital projects

Councils must use cash to save vital projects Sunday Post, By Lesley Riddoch 14.12.14   Easterhouse support group’s closure is a symptom of a greater problem in our society.   Easterho…
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Bulletin Articles
17th December 2014

Green light for Kinghorn ecology centre funding

Green light for Kinghorn ecology centre funding Fife Today 29.11.14   Plans to relocate the Ecology Centre in Kinghorn to a new sustainable building have been given the green light thanks to a &p…
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Bulletin Articles
17th December 2014

Benefiting from 2014 Legacy

Benefiting from 2014 Legacy The Scottish Government 17.12.14    More than £500,000 of grant funding has been awarded to a range of organisations as part of the legacy of the Glasgow 20…
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Senscot Bulletin
12th December 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 12.12.14

Dear members and friends,              In 1969 – when Apollo 11 landed Neil Armstrong on the moon – my paternal grandmother (non…
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Bulletin Articles
12th December 2014

Scottish Community Re:Investment Trust launched

Scottish Community Re:Investment Trust launched Inaise 12/11/2014   Scottish Community Re:Investment Trust, a new independent charity aiming to transform how Scotland’s third sector uses a…