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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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Bulletin Articles
30th April 2015

‘Humiliate people for long enough and a wildness bursts out…

'Humiliate people for long enough and a wildness bursts out': Why I stand by Baltimore's rioters The Independent, by Linda Chavers 30.04.15   A man has been arrested without charge, his spinal co…
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Bulletin Articles
30th April 2015

Information Days

Information Days With Kids 26.04.15    With Kids and a Scottish University are working together to bring back a Masters level Play Therapy training to Scotland.   The MSc in Play Therap…
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Bulletin Articles
30th April 2015

Can I Be Fearless?

Can I Be Fearless? by Margaret Wheatley 25.04.15   Human history is filled with stories of countless people who have been fearless. If we look at our own families, perhaps going back several gene…
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Bulletin Articles
30th April 2015

Conclusion to ‘What will Social Enterprise look like in Europe …

Conclusion to ‘What will Social Enterprise look like in Europe in 2020? British Council January 2014   Senscot writes:    Senscot understands social enterprise as a third sector a…
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Bulletin Articles
30th April 2015

The case for cuts was a lie. Why does Britain still believe it?

The case for cuts was a lie. Why does Britain still believe it? The austerity delusion, by Paul Krugman 29.04.15   In May 2010, as Britain headed into its last general election, elites all across…
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Bulletin Articles
29th April 2015

RECOUNTING COMMUNITY PROFIT from the SAN CONFERENCE 2015: John Pe…

RECOUNTING COMMUNITY PROFIT from the SAN CONFERENCE 2015: John Pearce and Mike Swain Memorial Lecture Alan Tuffs April 2015   INTRODUCTION   Good afternoon. I am aware that this series of Me…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2015

‘Who will protect, provide, shelter, build?’ Why priv…

'Who will protect, provide, shelter, build?' Why privatisation is the key to the election The Guardian, by James Meek 27.04.15   With a few days to go to one of the tightest elections Britain has…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2015

European Parliament Intergroup on Social Economy

European Parliament Intergroup on Social Economy By Leslie Huckfield Research 22.04.15   On Wednesday 22 April 2015, Senscot, DTA Scotland, Social Firms Scotland and the Scottish Com-munity Allia…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2015

Extracts from Scottish political party manifestos relevant to soc…

Extracts from Scottish political party manifestos relevant to social enterprise  Social Enterprise Scotland April 2015   We’ve summarised all the main Scottish political party manifest…
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Senscot Bulletin
24th April 2015

Senscot Bulletin 24.04.15

Dear members and friends,             Several of my oldest friends and relatives are business people; they sincerely believe that the economy is …
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24th April 2015

The SENs: Friday 24th April 2015

NEW JOB: Having piloted this initiative over the last year, Senscot is now looking to recruit a ‘Partnership and Procurement Officer’. The work, during the pilot, was successfully carried …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd April 2015

General election themed film event

General election themed film event The Grassmarket Community Project 21.04.15   The Grassmarket Community Project are hosting two General Election themed film nights and screenings the following …