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Join @ALLIANCEScot for a special screening of 'Resilience - The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope'.The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion to reflect on the current activity surrounding adverse childhood experiences.#HealthSENeventbrite.co.uk/e/r…

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Bulletin Articles
31st May 2016

How Scottish communities are driving sustainable community owned …

How Scottish communities are driving sustainable community owned solutions to housing DTA Scotland June 2016   How Scottish communities are driving sustainable community owned solutions to housin…
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Bulletin Articles
31st May 2016

Let’s change the terrain and target open minds

Let's change the terrain and target open minds Tommy Sheppard 30.05.16   Four elections and a referendum: It’s been a helluva five years. With the new SNP Government now sworn in the party …
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Bulletin Articles
31st May 2016

Working out the right level of charity reserves

Working out the right level of charity reserves Third Force News 20.05.16   I am often asked what level of reserves a charity should hold and given the publicity around high profile charity failu…
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Senscot Bulletin
27th May 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 27.05.16

  Dear members and friends,Throughout my life, one of the most enduring pleasures was our weekly golf group – around a dozen of us; some great memories of doing battle on the links around…
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27th May 2016

The SENs: Friday 27th May 2016

There are still some places available for the Joint Thematic SEN event in Perth on 16th June.  This is the first in a series of joint thematic meetings to be held across Scotland. The event will …
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2016

SOCIAL: MORTGAGE

SOCIAL: MORTGAGE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)   What is a social: mortgage?   Currently the only social mortgage in the UK, it is called a social mortgage for 3 reasons.   1. …
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2016

Press Release – Social:Mortgage

Press Release - Social:Mortgage Airdrie Savings Bank (ASB) 26.05.16   Cashback for Scotland third sector from ASB’s “Social: Mortgage”   Airdrie Savings Bank (ASB) Scotland…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2016

Ken Loach’s win is cheering – but the bluntness of I,…

Ken Loach's win is cheering - but the bluntness of I, Daniel Blake may shock Brits The Guardian, by Henry Barnes 24.05.16   No one would begrudge the great director his second Palme d’Or vi…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2016

Universal Basic Income: An idea whose time has come?

Universal Basic Income: An idea whose time has come? Compass May 2016   Executive summary   This paper examines the desirability and feasibility of introducing a universal basic income (UBI)…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2016

Our thriving new media landscape needs your cash to keep up its w…

Our thriving new media landscape needs your cash to keep up its work The National, by Pat Kane 21.05.16   From out of the mists of cyberspace, they’re looming towards you, like chuggers you…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2016

Walter Humes

Walter Humes Scottish Review 20.05.16   I have great admiration for the skills of top golfers but none at all for the petty pomposities of some golf clubs. Muirfield, otherwise known (with no sen…
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Bulletin Articles
24th May 2016

A campaign to intorduce a kindergarten stage for children aged th…

A campaign to intorduce a kindergarten stage for children aged three to seven Upstart Scotland May 2016      Scotland’s children are Scotland’s future. To realise their fu…