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In today's bulletin we profiled @CreatingConvos, a social enterprise arm of @ArtlinkCentral which develops conversation kits to enhance the lives of people living with dementia and anyone connected to them.senscot.net/resource…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Senscot Bulletin
29th April 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 29.04.16

Dear members and friends,             Funeral recently of old golfing friend from the 1970s – he was 84 – I’ll call him Bob.&nb…
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29th April 2016

The SENs: Friday 29th April 2016

In July, the Homeless World Cup (HWC) will be taking place in George Square in Glasgow (10th-16th). Senscot is delighted to be working in partnership with HWC, to host a series of workshops showcasing…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2016

Social impact bond market could be worth £1bn, says minister

Social impact bond market could be worth £1bn, says ministerCivil Society, Kirsty Weakley 14.01.16   The minister for civil society wants the social impact bond market to be worth £…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2016

Individuals must seize the levers to transform our society

Individuals must seize the levers to transform our society The National, by Michael Gray 26.04.16   One hundred years ago the British Empire was in turmoil. Mass slaughter in Europe, working-clas…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2016

Royal Troon will host 2016 Open Championship as a men-only golf c…

Royal Troon will host 2016 Open Championship as a men-only golf club The Guardian 26.04.16   Royal Troon will definitely not be a mixed-sex club before hosting this year’s Open Championship…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2016

David Floyd: The growth of the social investment market

David Floyd: The growth of the social investment market Third Sector Magazine 22.04.16   Plus: a long way to go on social impact bonds and the Skoll World Forum   In 2012, researchers at Bos…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2016

Another fracking pipeline is rejected

Another fracking pipeline is rejected CNN, by Matt Egan 25.04.16   Score one for the fracktivists.   New York State has rejected a planned 125-mile long natural gas pipeline that was strongl…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2016

Passage from Manifesto Speech

Passage from Manifesto Speech By Nicola Sturgeon 20.04.16   Before I finish, I want to touch on another key theme of this manifesto - the question of where decisions are taken and by whom.  …
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2016

The Hillsborough verdict proves the the power of grassroots activ…

The Hillsborough verdict proves the the power of grassroots activism Liverpool Echo 26.04.16   Today, as Lord Justice Goldring read out the verdicts that completely vindicated their decades-long …
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2016

Regulation: the Scottish way – David Robb

Regulation: the Scottish way - David Robb The Third Sector Magazine 22.04.16 Ten years after the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator was created, Rebecca Cooney talks to its chief executive  …
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2016

Who is really in charge at the Charity Commission?

Who is really in charge at the Charity Commission? Civil Society, by Kirsty Weakley 26.04.16   Earlier this month Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, wrote to Rob Wilson, minister fo…
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Senscot Bulletin
22nd April 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 22.04.16

Dear members and friends,            April weather has been miserable – I’ve cut the grass but the temperature has mostly keep me i…