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New job posted today:@DiscoveryCU is looking for a general manager to deal with the day to day running and strategic development of the credit union.⬇️ See details ⬇️senscot.net/job/disc…

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Senscot Bulletin
26th February 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 26.02.16

Dear members and friends,            I had a fairly dismal trip to London and Spain – a heavy cough/cold and particularly foul weather. B…
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26th February 2016

The SENs: Friday 26th February 2016

Last chance to complete this short 4 question survey to help inform the future direction of the Employability SEN. One of the main reasons for establishing the SEN was to provide a strong collective v…
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2016

Sport can change lives, says new sportscotland chair Mel Young

Sport can change lives, says new sportscotland chair Mel Young The Herald Scotland, by Stewart Fisher 24.02.16   Mel Young has first-hand experience of the transformative power of sport. Thr…
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2016

Scotland’s Fiscal Framework: A principled agreement?

Scotland’s Fiscal Framework: A principled agreement? Centre on Constitutional Change 25.02.16   After months of protracted negotiation, the UK and Scottish governments have finally found so…
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2016

SNP Government walks into row by announcing research into frackin…

SNP Government walks into row by announcing research into fracking The Herald Scotland, by Paul Hutcheon 14.02.16   Scotthish Ministers have announced three controversial pieces of research into …
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2016

Huts in Scotland: A new era begins

Huts in Scotland: A new era begins Press Release 23.02.16   Tonight at the Scottish Parliament, Reforesting Scotland will celebrate the launch of its new guide to help planners and hut builders r…
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2016

It’s time for the Greens to stand up to their critics

It's time for the Greens to stand up to their critics The National, Leslie Riddoch 18.02.16   Is it time for the Scottish Greens to develop some fangs and bite back at their detractors? Despite h…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2016

“It will be missed” – Enable Scotland cafe in Arbroath

“It will be missed” - Enable Scotland cafe in Arbroath to close The Courier, by Rob McLaren 20.02.16   A learning disability charity has announced an award-winning social enterprise c…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2016

Re-Employ rises like a phoenix rom the ashes

Re-Employ rises like a phoenix rom the ashes Central Fife Times, by Jim Stark 23.02.16   This has been a massive week for the fledgling Benarty based Re-Employ social enterprise.   The organ…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2016

What did the EU ever do for us?

What did the EU ever do for us?  by Simon Sweeney 23.02.16   In the week when the  UK's five extremist right-wing media billionaires won their battle to waste our time, money and politi…
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Senscot Bulletin
19th February 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 19.02.16

Dear members and friends,   On the morning I fly out of Edinburgh – I break my new glasses (snapped at the bridge) – then I leave my walking stick in airport taxi; then the plane is a…
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19th February 2016

The SENs: Friday 19th February 2016

It was announced by Nicola Sturgeon at The Gathering this week that Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) managed by SCVO is set to receive a further £6.1m investment which will support 700 jobs. The mo…