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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 August 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 28.08.15

Dear members and friends,I’ve been in this cottage for 10 years now – the decade from age 65 to 75; I share this final part of my life with two amiable companions: a love of solitude and…
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28th August 2015

The SENs: Friday 28th August 2015

At Beith Community Development Trust this week, Alex Neil (Minister for Social Justice and Communities), announced £1.7m of funding to help revitalise and regenerate town centres across Scotland…
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Bulletin Articles
26th August 2015

Controversial plans to gasify coal under North Sea put on hold un…

Controversial plans to gasify coal under North Sea put on hold until political situation becomes ‘more certain’ Greg Russell, The Ferret 26.08.15 The company behind proposals for Scotland&…
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Bulletin Articles
26th August 2015

Coal gas contamination sparks fears of disaster

Coal gas contamination sparks fears of disaster Rob Edwards,The Ferret 24.08.15Revelations that an underground coal gas plant in Australia is facing prosecution for allegedly contaminating over 300 …
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Bulletin Articles
26th August 2015

Opposition: Scrapping “regressive” council tax and in…

Opposition: Scrapping "regressive" council tax and introducing Scandi-style local powers a boost for democracy Gerry Braiden, The Herald 25.08.15 Handing Scots councils powers to raise their…
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Bulletin Articles
26th August 2015

Revealed: new Scottish left party named as RISE

Revealed: new Scottish left party named as RISE The Herald 23.08.15SCOTLAND’S new left-wing electoral alliance is to be called RISE, the Sunday Herald can reveal. The grassroots anti-austerity…
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Bulletin Articles
26th August 2015

Nicola Sturgeon must try harder to kill off elitism in Scotland…

Nicola Sturgeon must try harder to kill off elitism in Scotland’s schools Kevin McKenna, The Guardian 23.08.15 For a moment or two last week, it was possible to imagine that Scotland will soon b…
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Bulletin Articles
26th August 2015

RISE Now

RISE Now Mike Small, Bella Caledonia 24.08.15The phenomenon of people arguing that voting SNP is the answer to all and every problem in the universe is becoming commonplace. There’s also been …
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Bulletin Articles
26th August 2015

Why Al Jazeera stopped using the word migrant (and we probably sh…

Why Al Jazeera stopped using the word migrant (and we probably should too) Bethan McKernan, The Independent 21.08.15In a post on Al Jazeera's website on Thursday, the news organisatio…
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Bulletin Articles
24th August 2015

Opening of Merk hydro scheme

Opening of Merk hydro scheme The Scottish Government 24.08.15  A hydro power scheme which could produce enough power for over 800 homes each year has been officially opened. Deputy First Minister…
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Senscot Bulletin
21st August 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 21.08.15

Dear members and friends,   This December marks the centenary of the birth of Frank Sinatra (12.12.1915) – and I’ve been watching the USA documentary about his life called ‘All …
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21st August 2015

The SENs: Friday 21st August 2015

The 11th SE Conference and Ceilidh is now open for bookings - again at the Westerwood Hotel, near Cumbernauld - draft programme available over the next couple of weeks. The focus, as always, will be o…