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Theatre Nemo is hosting a development meeting for anyone interested in supporting their vision of a Creative Holistic Support Centre that will provide a full range of support services under one roof. 25th July, Glasgow. #HealthSENSee details: senscot.net/events/t… pic.twitter.com/Grxo…

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Senscot Bulletin
31st March 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 31.03.17

Dear members and friends,This bulletin usually links to around a dozen articles or reports; selecting what’s useful involves sifting lots of stuff that isn’t – which can be dreary.…
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31st March 2017

The SENs: Friday 31st March 2017

Senscot and Social Firms Scotland were in Brussels this week to reengage with the EUSEN, where we had the opportunity to take park in the Euclid Network’s Gathering to Grow II event at…
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2017

Who has the better mandate: Theresa May or Nicola Sturgeon?

Who has the better mandate: Theresa May or Nicola Sturgeon? The Spectator, by Alex Massie 28.03.17   For the last week, the Unionist opposition at the Scottish parliament has enjoyed observing th…
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2017

Some say Remainers should stay silent. I don’t agree…

Some say Remainers should stay silent. I don’t agree… Ian Birrell 13.03.17   The prime minister is poised to lead her people in massed leap over a cliff edge as she triggers Article …
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2017

Anger over Buccleuch ‘land grab’ in bowling green battle

Anger over Buccleuch ‘land grab’ in bowling green battle The Ferret, by Rob Edwards 27.03.17   Britain’s biggest landowner, the Duke of Buccleuch, has been accused of a “l…
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2017

Susan Smith (Dundee SEN) stepping down as chief executive

News this week that Susan Smith (Dundee SEN) is stepping down from her position as chief executive. Susan has overseen much of the development and growth of Dundee SEN in recent years – as well…
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2017

Cockburnspath wind turbines to help fund new homes

Cockburnspath wind turbines to help fund new homes BBC News 28.03.17   Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse has officially launched a wind farm developed by a housing association to fund the building …
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2017

Vote Yes to Community Ownership

Vote Yes to Community Ownership Bella Caledonia, by Justin Kenrick 29.03.17   Since March 20th the citizens of Portobello have been receiving ballot papers asking whether they support Action Port…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2017

Press Release: Regeneration project for DC Thomson building

Press Release: Regeneration project for DC Thomson building 29.03.17   A project to regenerate West Ward, DC Thomson’s former book and annual print works in Dundee, is now underway.   …
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2017

A world without retirement

A world without retirement The Guardian, by Amelia Hill 29.03.17   The population is getting older and the welfare state can no longer keep up. After two months talking to peple in Britain and re…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2017

New community shop bids to solve Govanhill problems

New community shop bids to solve Govanhill problems The Evening Times, by Catriona Stewart 29.03.17   A new community shop is aiming to tackle problems affecting Govanhill.   Govanhill Commu…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2017

The sound of silence: why won’t the third sector criticise the …

The sound of silence: why won’t the third sector criticise the Scottish Government? Third Force News, by Robert Armour 27.03.17   If you’re currently finding yourself turned on by Sco…