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Bulletin Articles
11th November 2014

Lesley Riddoch: The colour of social justice

Lesley Riddoch: The colour of social justice The Scotsman, By Lesley Riddoch 09.11.14   Nicola Sturgeon can only promise so much, but those seeking change expect the SNP to lead.   As the pa…
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Bulletin Articles
11th November 2014

Message from the Chair

Message from the Chair Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy November 2014   Why does local matter?  It matters because experience has shown that it is the only truly effective way of …
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Bulletin Articles
11th November 2014

Please, Mr Postman: a Memoir by Alan Johnson, review: ‘beau…

Please, Mr Postman: a Memoir by Alan Johnson, review: 'beautifully evoked' The Telegraph, By Sinclair McKay 30.10.14   The second volume of Alan Johnson’s personal and political memoir is r…
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Bulletin Articles
11th November 2014

Charity Faces Closure After 45 Years

Charity Faces Closure After 45 Years Limetree PR 12.11.14   Mental Health Charity and Social Enterprise, Send-it, is to close its doors after 45 years, following a decision by Aberdeen City Coun…
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11th November 2014

Seed Truck Blog

Seed Truck Blog Fergus Walker, Seed Truck Co-ordinator November 2014   In a time when food banks are painfully prevalent in our society, it is starkly clear that there is something major that nee…
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Senscot Bulletin
7th November 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 07.11.14

Dear members and friends,               I’ve been registered for 10 years with the South Queensferry Health Centre – where I rec…
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7th November 2014

The SENs: Friday 7th November 2014

Next week’s SE Conference and Ceilidh is now sold out. 140 delegates are signed up and, amongst them, we will be welcoming, for the first time, a delegation from Liverpool. Here’s a link t…
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Bulletin Articles
6th November 2014

UK gains £20bn from European migrants, UCL economists reveal

UK gains £20bn from European migrants, UCL economists reveal The Guardian, By Alan Travis 05.11.14   European migrants to the UK are not a drain on Britain’s finances and pay out far …
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Bulletin Articles
6th November 2014

Sector fears not-for-profits will be subservient in MoJ’s T…

Sector fears not-for-profits will be subservient in MoJ's Transforming Rehabilitation Third Sector, By Sam Burne James 30.10.14   Charities and sector figures react after the announcement yester…
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Bulletin Articles
6th November 2014

Chi Onwurah: ‘We intend to define what social enterprise me

Chi Onwurah: 'We intend to define what social enterprise means' Third Sector 31.10.14 But the shadow minister for social enterprise tells Andy Hillier that Labour's definition will not be too dogmati…
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6th November 2014

Quest for a voice

Quest for a voice The Herald, By David Ross 27.10.14   The question of how Scotland’s rural communities could have a stronger voice in national affairs has been kicking around for years.&nb…
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Bulletin Articles
6th November 2014

Small charities are running on empty

Small charities are running on empty Civil Society Governance, By Judy Robinson 04.11.14   Judy Robinson looks at the distinctive value of small voluntary and community organisations and how the…