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Huge well done to Folk at the Salmon Bothy, who donated a four figure sum to the Folk in Crisis Support Fund to assist musicians across the north east affected by loss of income due to current restrictions. Find out more about the band and the fund here: bothyfolk.org

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Bulletin Articles
28th July 2015

‘Creating a fairer Scotland’

‘Creating a fairer Scotland’ The Scottish Government 19.06.15   People across Scotland are being asked to take part in a national discussion about how the country can be a fairer and …
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Senscot Bulletin
24th July 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 24.07.15

Dear members and friends,   The Open golf Championship is staged at the St. Andrews every 5 or 6 years – the town, the history, the Old course itself, make it my favourite venue; I’ve…
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24th July 2015

The SENs: Friday 24th July 2015

This week we’ve added some further dates to our EU Masterclass Seminars - these seminars are designed to share some of the core information before much of the new EU programmes are “open f…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2015

The end of capitalism has begun

The end of capitalism has begun The Guardian, by Paul Mason 17.07.15   The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during the Greek crisis, plus the expectation that the banks would be nationalise…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2015

Painful lessons must be learned by Europe: it will always need Am…

Painful lessons must be learned by Europe: it will always need America to clean up its mess The Guardian, by Neal Ascherson 19.07.15   Angela Merkel is like Herbert Asquith. When he was prime min…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2015

Non-profit energy supplier launches

Non-profit energy supplier launches BBC News, by Scotland Business 16.07.15   A new energy supply company has been launched which aims to cut millions of pounds from bills in some of Scotland's m…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2015

Activists seek to ride SNP surge to water down “Big Whisky&

Activists seek to ride SNP surge to water down "Big Whisky" Herald Scotland, by Colin Donald 19.07.15   A group of SNP activists is tabling a motion for this year's party conference in …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2015

Real Bread Campaign

Real Bread Campaign Jim Bennett 17.07.15 There has been a quiet, growing movement in Scotland over the past few years for real bread supported by the Real Bread Campaign. Community owned bakeries have…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2015

By inflating Islamic extremism, David Cameron has lost sight of w…

By inflating Islamic extremism, David Cameron has lost sight of what really threatens us The Guardian, by George Monbiot 21.07.15   Sir Winston Churchill’s statue in Parliament Square shoul…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2015

How to beat the Tories

How to beat the Tories' immoral Trade Union Bill The National, by Jim Sillars 21.07.15   So, flushed with victory, determined to maintain a low-wage economy, the Tories have picked out the organi…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2015

A Radical Vatican?

A Radical Vatican? The New Yorker, by Naomi Klein 10.07.15 When I was first asked to speak at a Vatican press conference on Pope Francis’s recently published climate-change encyclical, “La…
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Bulletin Articles
17th July 2015

Social enterprise: An idea whose time has come

Social Enterprise: An idea whose time has come Pioneer Post, by Mairi Mackay 15.07.15   It has for many people been a long time coming – yet we are now witnessing a growing global con…