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New job posted today:@DiscoveryCU is looking for a general manager to deal with the day to day running and strategic development of the credit union.⬇️ See details ⬇️senscot.net/job/disc…

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Senscot Bulletin
28th April 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 28.04.17

 Dear members and friends,               Many restaurants on the Costa del Sol have a ‘pop up’ element; typically a secured…
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27th April 2017

The SENs: Friday 28th April 2017

Wednesday evening saw a gathering at the Glad Café in Glasgow to celebrate the ‘incorporation’ of Glasgow SEN (GSEN) as an independent organisation. Supported by CEiS for several ye…
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Bulletin Articles
27th April 2017

A new, sustainable economy for the future takes its first steps i…

A new, sustainable economy for the future takes its first steps in Malaga SUR in English, by Ignacio Lillo 21.04.17   The new social economy took its first steps on Wednesday af-ter the presentat…
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Bulletin Articles
27th April 2017

Be sure to vote in the local elections … and help pave the …

Be sure to vote in the local elections ... and help pave the way to indyref2 The National, by Lesley Riddoch 27.04.17   It’s the election that’s been completely sidelined by Theresa&r…
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Bulletin Articles
26th April 2017

UK government warned: don’t weaken human rights

UK government warned: don’t weaken human rights Third Force News, by Robert Armour 21.04.2017 Society’s most marginalised will pay the price if human rights protections are weakened throug…
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Bulletin Articles
26th April 2017

Former British Ambassador points out Theresa May’s election pla…

Former British Ambassador points out Theresa May’s election platform is identical to the BNP’s in 2005 Evolve Politics, by Thomas Mutton 26.04.2017 Now that the general election has been c…
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Bulletin Articles
26th April 2017

Why Cathy

Why Cathy's Running for Council Women for Independence 24.04.2017   I have always been politically minded, in that I think that how we live every day is dictated by politics and the powers that b…
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Bulletin Articles
26th April 2017

A Hundred Days of Trump

A Hundred Days of Trump The New Yorker, by David Remnick 26.04.2017 On April 29th, Donald Trump will have occupied the Oval Office for a hundred days. For most people, the luxury of living in a relati…
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Senscot Bulletin
21st April 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 21.04.17

Dear members and friends,Good Friday; this morning, Jet 2 alone has six full flights out of Edinburgh – security hall is bedlam. Our Malaga flight carries a dozen ‘gals’ – bl…
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21st April 2017

The SENs: Friday 21st April 2017

Last week’s launch of the Social Enterprise Action Plan includes a series of actions and activities that Scottish Govt will look to support over the next three years. Amongst these are some &lsq…
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Bulletin Articles
20th April 2017

Theresa May can now secure her mandate on Europe

Theresa May can now secure her mandate on Europe Financial Times, by Janan Ganesh 18.04.17 To learn about a leader, ignore their manifesto and just remove their constraints. Power reveals and absolute…
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Bulletin Articles
19th April 2017

Five key ways the snap General Election will impact Scotland and …

Five key ways the snap General Election will impact Scotland and the UK Common Space, by David Jamieson 19.04.17 Prime Minister Theresa May has called for a snap election on 8 June. Her sudden announc…