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Senscot Bulletin
4th December 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 4.12.15

Dear members and friends,   Diana Athill (she pronounces it Ath-ill) is 98 and has published another book of memoirs – amazing energy.  I’m a sucker for such books – have a…
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4th December 2015

The SENs: Friday 4th December 2015

This week, Audit Scotland published a new report - Health and Social Care Integration - reviewing the progress made to establish new integration authorities (IAs), which will be responsible for planni…
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1st December 2015

The SENs: Friday 27th November 2015

The SE Vision document, we hope, will help inform Scottish Govt on the direction of travel for our SE community over the years ahead as they plan a refreshed Govt Third Sector Strategy to be published…
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Senscot Bulletin
27th November 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 27.11.15

Dear members and friends, Painter in my house all last week – chaos; moving stuff put my back out – very painful. My composure is so fragile – a week in survival mode; and I thought …
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Bulletin Articles
26th November 2015

Toward An Impure Poetry

Toward An Impure Poetry by Pablo Neruda 26.11.15   It is good, at certain hours of the day and night, to look closely at the world of objects at rest. Wheels that have crossed long, dusty distanc…
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Senscot Bulletin
20th November 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 20.11.15

Dear members and friends, I don’t much remember dreams – but a recent fragment stays with me: I’m about 6 years old – in the bedroom of my mum’s mum – my Glasgow No…
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Bulletin Articles
20th November 2015

Lottery cash raid: the fightback begins

Lottery cash raid: the fightback begins Third Force News 20.11.15 A united front has been formed in the battle against a Westminster cash grab of Scottish Big Lottery cash. Major third sector players…
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20th November 2015

The SENs: Friday 20th November 2015

Early in October, Senscot commissioned Social Value Lab to do some research on the work of the thematic SENs. With the recent growth in membership and the increasing range of policy developments takin…
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Bulletin Articles
18th November 2015

The four stages to achieving urgent reform of Europe … and …

The four stages to achieving urgent reform of Europe ... and why they won't be on David Cameron's wish list Iain Macwhirter, The Herald 15.11.15 The decision on the EU referendum in 2017 looks easy f…
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Bulletin Articles
18th November 2015

A wet but hearty welcome as first refugees arrive in Scotland

A wet but hearty welcome as first refugees arrive in Scotland Kirsteen Paterson, The National 18.11.15 They arrived in the rain and cold, touching down on Scottish tarmac under thick grey clouds. But…
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Bulletin Articles
18th November 2015

Don’t play into murderers’ hands

Don’t play into murderers’ hands Lesley Riddoch, The Scotsman 15.11.15 AFTER the horrors of Paris, Europe should welcome, not shun, more refugees, writes Lesley Riddoch. Is it too late t…
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Bulletin Articles
18th November 2015

A Toxic Media Concentration

A Toxic Media Concentration Mike Small, Bella Caledonia 16.11.15 The debate about the media in Scotland tends to get reduced to a discussion about broadcast bias or anti-Scottish or anti-independence …