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Senscot Bulletin
16th October 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 16.10.15

 Dear members and friends,   For some, depression is a major affliction – which can cause them to lose hope – even end their lives; I suffer no such distress – but experien…
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15th October 2015

My five Green promises to the Scottish people

My five Green promises to the Scottish people Herald Scotland, by Caroline Lucas 15.10.15   These are extremely difficult times for people across the UK. Austerity is biting – and set to …
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15th October 2015

Church Going

Church Going  Phillip Larkin 14.10.15   Once i am sure there's nothing going on I step inside letting the door thud shut. Another church: matting seats and stone  and little books; spr…
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14th October 2015

Interview: Caroline Lucas MP: the honourable outsider

Interview: Caroline Lucas MP: the honourable outsider The Herald Scotland, by Barry Didcock 14.10.15   This time five years ago, few people had heard of Caroline Lucas.   Few outside the w…
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14th October 2015

101 ways to change Scotland

101 ways to change Scotland Herald Scotland 14.10.15   In an era of increasing austerity, humanitarian crisis and environmental degradation, the scale of change needed to deliver a better, fair…
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14th October 2015

If all your money comes from government, should you be called a c…

If all your money comes from government, should you be called a charity? Civil Society Finance, by David Ainsworth 14.10.15   Delegates at the Conservative Party conference heard that organisat…
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9th October 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 09.10.15

Dear members and friends, I enjoyed Laurie Lee’s ‘Cider with Rosie’ on TV last week, beautifully cast and acted; the book is a memoir of his childhood in a Cotswold Village after th…
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9th October 2015

The SENs: Friday 9th October 2015

An issue that may have increasing relevance for SENs and their members over the years ahead will be Participatory Budgeting (PB) – a way for local people to have a direct say in how, and where, …
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7th October 2015

Social Finance, Social Investment, Social Banking

Social Finance, Social Investment, Social Banking - What makes them social?  The Scottish Community ReInvestment Trust  07.10.15   SCRT's Social Finance conference is an exciting end to…
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7th October 2015

Communities must take control of energy production

Communities must take control of energy production Third Force News, by Graham Martin 07.10.15   Community ownership is the key to creating a vibrant and vital community energy sector in Scotlan…
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5th October 2015

The SENs: Friday 2nd October 2015

Bookings for this year’s SE Conference and Ceilidh have been coming in fast – approaching 100 delegates so far – with space for another 30/40. The programme is just about finalised a…
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Senscot Bulletin
2nd October 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 02.10.15

Dear members and friends, The Greek historian Herodotus (fifth century BC) – in his account of the Greco Persian wars – pays special tribute to the brave young Spartans at Thermopylae - w…