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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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Senscot Bulletin
16th December 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 16.12.16

Dear members and friends, Got Xmas cards away on Monday – forty four posted – four hand delivered to neighbours – I'm roughly a 50 card guy. For a spell between 1980 and 1990, my lif…
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Bulletin Articles
16th December 2016

Scottish Draft Budget 2017/18: initial response

Scottish Draft Budget 2017/18: initial response Fraser of Allander Institute December 2016   Finance Secretary raises revenue to invest in public services.   This was a revenue-raising budge…
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Bulletin Articles
16th December 2016

Derek Mackay’s first budget is ‘safety first’,

Derek Mackay's first budget is 'safety first', say tax experts The National, by Kathleen Nutt 15.12.16   Tax experts last night agreed Finance Secretary Derek Mackay had set out a “safety f…
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Bulletin Articles
16th December 2016

Derek Mackay can prevent stalemate if he listens to other parties

Derek Mackay can prevent stalemate if he listens to other parties The National, by Patrick Harvie 15.12.16   For years, pro-independence politicians in Scotland have pointed to economic injustice…
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16th December 2016

The SENs: Friday 16th December 2016

On Wednesday, we attended the launch of Scotland’s new SE Strategy - a co-production involving the SE Community and Scottish Govt. Senscot, along with Social Firms Scotland, was involved in init…
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Bulletin Articles
15th December 2016

Scottish Draft Budget 2017-2018

Scottish Draft Budget 2017-2018 Scottish Government December 2016   Spending Plans (Level 3)         …
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Bulletin Articles
15th December 2016

AA Gill obituary

AA Gill obituary The Guardian, by Stuart Jeffries  15.12.16   The journalist AA Gill, who has died aged 62, less than a month after revealing he was seriously ill with cancer in his newspape…
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Bulletin Articles
15th December 2016

Buddhism and economic transformation

Buddhism and economic transformation Open Democracy, by Julie A. Nelson  15.12.16   Economies have no essential nature. Once this is recognized, many more opportunities for change present th…
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Bulletin Articles
15th December 2016

Strontian’s plan to build own school secures funding

Strontian's plan to build own school secures funding BBC News 15.12.16   A community in the west Highlands has secured funding for its plan to build its own primary school.   Strontian Commu…
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Bulletin Articles
14th December 2016

Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26

Scotland's Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 Scottish Government 14.12.16Scotland’s new 10-year Social Enterprise Strategy is to be launched at the Grassmarket Community Project in Edinburgh …
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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2016

Work begins on £10m Mackintosh Willow Tea Rooms revamp

Work begins on £10m Mackintosh Willow Tea Rooms revamp BBC 13.12.16    Work is beginning on a £10m project to restore and preserve one of Glasgow's most famous buildings - the …
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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2016

Ayrshire ‘social restaurant’ set for mutual aid for poor and …

Ayrshire ‘social restaurant’ set for mutual aid for poor and isolated Commonspace, by David Jamieson 13.12.16   A new ‘social restaurant’ is set to launch in Ayr with the …