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Senscot Bulletin
28th October 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 28.10.16

Dear members and friends, Sometimes I find it helpful to distinguish between the outer world of things, events, other people – and the inner world of my own private consciousness; our human expe…
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28th October 2016

The SENs: Friday 28th October 2016

Voluntary Action Scotland (VAS) hosted their two-day Annual Conference for Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) this week - with a full house. Having gone through an evaluation process this year (due to be …
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Bulletin Articles
27th October 2016

The Big Issue at 25: The Untold Story of how a Publishing Revolut…

The Big Issue at 25: The Untold Story of how a Publishing Revolution began  The Big Issue  27.10.16   The early, early days of The Big Issue were forged in blood, sweat, and a battle fo…
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Bulletin Articles
27th October 2016

Remade in Edinburgh, and the vision of creating a network of comm…

Remade in Edinburgh, and the vision of creating a network of community reuse and repair centres Common Space, by Sophie Unwin  27.10.16   Brexit, Trump, Trident, the third Heathrow Runway&he…
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Bulletin Articles
26th October 2016

MacAskill sees federalism as the answer for Scotland

MacAskill sees federalism as the answer for Scotland The Times, by Hamish Macdonell 26.10.16   Federalism is a constitutional concept that has been much discussed but little defined in Scottish p…
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Bulletin Articles
26th October 2016

MacAskill sees federalism as the answer for Scotland – an o…

MacAskill sees federalism as the answer for Scotland - an overveiw The Times, by Hamish Macdonell 26.10.16  Kenny MacAskill, the veteran nationalist and former SNP minister, has said that feder…
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Bulletin Articles
26th October 2016

Rereading: Howard Brenton on The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists…

Rereading: Howard Brenton on The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell The Guardian, by Howard Brenton 26.10.16   Around the year 1905, in a seaside town on the south coast of Engla…
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Bulletin Articles
26th October 2016

Agenda: We must seize the opportunity to give strength to local d…

Agenda: We must seize the opportunity to give strength to local democracy Herald Scotland, by Andy Wightman 24.10.16   The Scottish Green Party is holding its annual conference in Perth. It will …
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Bulletin Articles
26th October 2016

Gigha’s wind power to be stored under UK government-funded

Gigha's wind power to be stored under UK government-funded trial Herald Scotland, by David Ross  26.10.16   The island of Gigha is to play an important role in pioneering work to find a way …
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Bulletin Articles
26th October 2016

Lord Hodgson: It’s time for a ‘rethink’ on charitable statu

Lord Hodgson: It’s time for a ‘rethink’ on charitable status  Civil Society, by Kirsty Weakley 26.10.16   Lord Hodgson has called for a rethink of  "how charities…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2016

Islabikes’ radical new plan means you may never need to buy…

Islabikes' radical new plan means you may never need to buy your child a bike again The Guardian, by Emily Chappell 21.10.16   Imagine Project sets out to cut waste in the industry by renting rat…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2016

Islabikes’ radical new plan means you may never need to buy…

Islabikes' radical new plan means you may never need to buy your child a bike again The Guardian, by Emily Chappell 21.10.16   Imagine Project sets out to cut waste in the industry by renting rat…