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Senscot Bulletin
29th January 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 29.01.16

Dear members and friends,Mains gas never reached our hamlet – oil heating – electric light and plugs. Following a year of estimated accounts – ScottishPower reads meter – sen…
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Bulletin Articles
28th January 2016

Community Development Foundation to close next year

Community Development Foundation to close next year Third Sector, by Liam Kay 18.12.15   The community empowerment charity Community Development Foundation will close next April, it has said. &nb…
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Bulletin Articles
28th January 2016

‘World’s Poorest President’ Explains Why We Should Kick Ric…

‘World’s Poorest President’ Explains Why We Should Kick Rich People Out Of Politics Huffington Post, by Roque Planas 19.08.15   People who like money too much ought to be kicked…
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Bulletin Articles
28th January 2016

A Man’s A Man For A’ That (Opening of Scottish Parlia

A Man's A Man For A' That (Opening of Scottish Parliament) Sheena Wellington 1999   'For a' that' by Robert Burns is one of the most beautiful poems/songs of all time; it’s honouring of sim…
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Bulletin Articles
28th January 2016

Muslim women respect Britain, Britain should respect us

Muslim women respect Britain, Britain should respect us The Guardian 24.01.16   As the elected president of the women’s auxiliary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK, I wish to express my …
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Bulletin Articles
28th January 2016

2016 Manifesto 10 `asks’.

2016 Manifesto 10 `asks’. Community Land Scotland January 2016   Constructing a forward agenda for Land Reform.   This short document has been prepared for consideration by each of the…
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Bulletin Articles
28th January 2016

A Man’s A Man For A’ That

A Man's A Man For A' That Robert Burns   Is there for honest Poverty  That hings his head, an' a' that;  The coward slave-we pass him by,  We dare be poor for a' that!  For a'…
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2016

Exclusive: John Swinney on his latest budget and the fiscal frame…

Exclusive: John Swinney on his latest budget and the fiscal framework HolyRood Magazine, by Mandy Rhodes 21.01.16   “At a very personal level, I worked for a mutual life assurance society b…
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Senscot Bulletin
22nd January 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 22.01.16

Dear members and friends,            Four fewer Xmas cards this year – only absent one that bothers is my cousin Freddo’s – k…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd January 2016

Why land reform is still on my agenda

Why land reform is still on my agenda The National, by Patrick Harvie 22.01.16   Among the many financial crooks of this world, there are few that test the limits of my patience as much as tax do…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd January 2016

Agenda: How to ensure companies abide by our laws when given publ…

Agenda: How to ensure companies abide by our laws when given public contracts The Herald Scotland, by David Faith 22.01.16   The EU regulations on public procurement are not sexy. They do not mak…
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Bulletin Articles
21st January 2016

SE Vision 2025 – Building a New Economy

SE Vision 2025 - Building a New Economy SE Vision Steering Group December 2015  The SE Vision 2025 (Feb 2015) sets out a blueprint for how SE can increase its contribution to the economic, s…