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18th February 2016

Asda removes food bank donation points from UK stores

Asda removes food bank donation points from UK stores The Guardian, by John Harris 17.02.16   Asda has removed permanent collection points for food banks from stores across the UK, in a move that…
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Bulletin Articles
18th February 2016

New job for Big Lottery Fund Scotland chief

New job for Big Lottery Fund Scotland chief Third Force News, by Susan Smith 12.02.16   Big Lottery Fund Scotland chief Jackie Killeen is to leave Scotland's biggest charitable funder to become t…
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Bulletin Articles
18th February 2016

The Land Reform Bill is a win but there’s still ground to b…

The Land Reform Bill is a win but there's still ground to be gained The National, by Lesley Riddoch 11.02.16   It hasn’t made land more affordable. It hasn’t put more land on the mark…
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18th February 2016

Transparency of ownership and fair play are at the heart of Land …

Transparency of ownership and fair play are at the heart of Land Reform Bill The National, by Aileen McLeod 16.02.16   The Land Reform Bill will fundamentally change the relationship between the …
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Bulletin Articles
16th February 2016

It’s little wonder young people the world over are demandin…

It's little wonder young people the world over are demanding political change The National, by Michael Gray 16.02.16   You just don’t understand!” is a traditional moan of the younger…
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Bulletin Articles
16th February 2016

It’s not about the food: community food hubs, and why we need t…

It’s not about the food: community food hubs, and why we need them  Nourish Scotland, by Pete Ritchie 10.02.16   The food system in Scotland is manifestly unfair and unsustainable. &nb…
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Bulletin Articles
15th February 2016

Bute jobs saved as council budget keeps recycling deal

Bute jobs saved as council budget keeps recycling deal The Buteman, by Craig Borland 14.02.16   Recycling services on Bute provided by local social enterprise Fyne Futures have been spared the ax…
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Senscot Bulletin
12th February 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 12.02.16

Dear members and friends,   I'm down on the Costa Del Sol at my favourite Estepona hotel - living 'high on the hog'. The chap behind me on the plane was coughing and sneezing freely - now I'm doi…
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12th February 2016

The SENs: Friday 12th February 2016

Last year, Social Firms Scotland (SFS), supported by Senscot, established the Employability SEN - which now has over 50 members. One of the main reasons for establishing the SEN was to provide a stron…
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Bulletin Articles
11th February 2016

What makes a Makar? Tom Leonard proposed as Scotland’s new nati…

What makes a Makar? Tom Leonard proposed as Scotland’s new national poet Common Space, by Michael Gray 09.02.16   The work of Glasgow radical Tom Leonard should be celebrated by appointing …
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Bulletin Articles
9th February 2016

The Value and Independence of the Voluntary Sector

The Value and Independence of the Voluntary Sector  By Barry Knight and Sue Robson   Executive Summary   This study aims to describe the distinctive value of the Voluntary and Community…
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Bulletin Articles
9th February 2016

The Observer view on charities and their role in society

The Observer view on charities and their role in society The Guardian 07.02.16   Once considered beyond reproach, the charity sector last week faced a painful round of scrutiny. In the wake of co…