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All SEN Members Session | Flexible Working & Mental Wellbeing. Join us on Monday 24th August, 3pm to explore flexible working as a way to support staff MH&W as we move towards Phase 4. Fantastic speakers lined up. More info ➡️➡️bit.ly/2ECSOYH #socent #mentalwellbeing pic.twitter.com/Fw1s…

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Senscot Bulletin
21st October 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 21.10.16

Dear members and friends, Sitting outside a café last Sunday in Edinburgh’s George Street – watching a young chap handing out leaflets; he gives one to a 40-year-old, beer belly, bu…
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21st October 2016

The SENs: Friday 21st October 2016

As a member of the Scottish Community Alliance, Senscot, can access the Community Learning Exchange (CLE) Fund for SEN members. We are currently coordinating three CLE visits over the coming weeks. On…
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Bulletin Articles
20th October 2016

Sunset Song voted Scotland’s favourite book

Sunset Song voted Scotland's favourite book BBC News 17.10.16   Sunset Song by Lewis Grassic Gibbon has been voted Scotland's favourite book in a poll for the BBC's Love To Read campaign.   …
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Bulletin Articles
20th October 2016

Bike recycling charity counts cost of overnight blaze

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Bulletin Articles
20th October 2016

The community land rush spreading to urban Scotland

The community land rush spreading to urban Scotland The Herald Scotland, by Richard Baynes 16.10.16   A LAND rush by communities to take control of estates, woodland, empty plots and buildings is…
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Bulletin Articles
20th October 2016

Architect Malcolm Fraser makes case for ‘repair and renew’ st…

Architect Malcolm Fraser makes case for ‘repair and renew’ strategy for housing Scottish Construction Now 13.10.16   Scotland could tackle its housing crisis with a serious effort to …
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Bulletin Articles
20th October 2016

Edinburgh: the most selective education system in the UK?

Edinburgh: the most selective education system in the UK? The Herald Scotland, by Paul Hutcheon 16.10.16   A new analysis today reveals the full extent of Edinburgh's segregated school system and…
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Bulletin Articles
20th October 2016

Lesley Riddoch: Alarm bells at Sturgeon’s ‘New Deal’

Lesley Riddoch: Alarm bells at Sturgeon’s ‘New Deal’ The Scotsman, by Lesley Riddoch 16.10.16   Brexit and the likely timing of a second independence referendum dominated media …
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Senscot Bulletin
14th October 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 14.10.16

Dear members and friends, Returning from a visit to the USA – a friend this week expressed his surprise at the visibility of street begging over there; I’m reminded of my own impression so…
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Bulletin Articles
14th October 2016

The SNP has gone back to old politics. IdeaSpace is the antidote

The SNP has gone back to old politics. IdeaSpace is the antidote The Guardian, by Robin McAlpine 13.10.16   The independence vote made people feel they mattered. From across the river Clyde, we c…
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14th October 2016

The SENs: Friday 14th October 2016

“Keep it local; Strength in numbers” is the working title of Senscot’s national event this year. It takes place at the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh on Wed 23rd Novem…
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Bulletin Articles
12th October 2016

The Immorality of Innovation – the Tale of Social Impact Bonds

The Immorality of Innovation – the Tale of Social Impact Bonds Meghan Joy and Dr. John Shields 12.10.16   In a post sub-prime mortgage induced financial crisis, another financial tool that …