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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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Since 2004, we have accumulated and curated an archive of over 12,000 news articles, comment pieces, academic research and newspaper editorials which relate to social enterprise in Scotland and further afield.

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30th September 2015

Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network launch their new report, ‘C…

Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network launch their new report, ‘Celebrate the good stuff’, today All media Scotland, by Fiona Stewart 30.09.15   Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network (ES…
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30th September 2015

Great and Small

Great and small Beanbags and Bullsh!t 30.09.15   Here we are again. Two year’s on from The People’s Business, the new Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) state of social enterprise survey is …
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30th September 2015

Corbyn did well except on Scotland

Corbyn did well except on Scotland The Scotsman, by Lesley Riddoch 30.09.15   Did Jeremy Corbyn do enough on yesterday’s Andrew Marr Show to woo sceptical voters and see off internal opposi…
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30th September 2015

Are companies working towards a fairer Scotland?

Are companies working towards a fairer Scotland? The Scotsman, by Gareth Mackie 30.09.15   A new research project is being launched to find out if businesses are doing their bit to help create a …
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Senscot Bulletin
25th September 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 25.09.15

Dear members and friends,               In the mid 1960’s, I was operating a ‘beat club’ in Edinburgh’s High Street …
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Bulletin Articles
25th September 2015

Pope Francis, in Congress, Pleads for Unity on World’s Woes

Pope Francis, in Congress, Pleads for Unity on World’s Woe The New York Times, by Peter Baker and Jim Yardleysept 25.09.15     Washington -  Pope Francis, the spiritual l…
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24th September 2015

Why I take issue with the Observer’s stance on Jeremy Corby

Why I take issue with the Observer's stance on Jeremy Corbyn The Guardian, by Ed Vulliamy 20.09.15   The veteran writer offers a personal response to last week’s editorial on the new Labour…
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23rd September 2015

Food waste cafes and urban orchards: five ways people are buildin…

Food waste cafes and urban orchards: five ways people are building a new economy The Guardian, by Charlotte Du Cann 23.09.15   A new economy is coming into play. No longer wielded as a weapon to …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd September 2015

Media Release: Portpatrick Harbour community share offer celebrat…

Media Release: Portpatrick Harbour community share offer celebrates success of £75,000 target with aim for £100,000 All Media Scotland  23.09.15   In just under two weeks since t…
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23rd September 2015

Fight of Fright

Fight of Fright Third Sector Magazine, by Andy Ricketts 23.09.15   The National Coalition for Independent Action says the NCVO and Acevo have been 'complicit and supine' in their response to pres…
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23rd September 2015

Celtic Peronism

Celtic Peronism  Quadrapheme, by Ronnie Smith  23.09.15   David Starkey was wrong, in June this year, to compare the apparent and disturbing hegemony enjoyed by the Scottish National Pa…
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22nd September 2015

Foodbanks should be funded by income tax rise

Foodbanks should be funded by income tax rise Third Force News, by Robert Armour 22.09.15  Foodbanks in Scotland should be funded by a rise in income tax, MSPs have been told.   A petition…