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Laurence's opener for this week's Senscot Bulletin.Also includes:💥May on a collision course with Trump 👩‍⚕️A look at @ScotCommHW's social prescribing project 🎉Social in the Gardens 2018 via @SocEntEdinburghRead all this and more: 👇 senscot.net/senscot-… pic.twitter.com/plNk…

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Senscot Bulletin
28th July 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 28.07.17

Dear members and friends, My cottage is full of the scent of sweet peas – beautiful pastel shades this year.  Once again, I’m taken aback by the sheer abundance of vegetation in my ga…
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28th July 2017

The SENs: Friday 28th July 2017

As Edinburgh limbers up for the Fringe Festival 2017, what better way to get into the swing of things than by celebrating all things social. Edinburgh Social Enterprise’s Social in the Gardens 2…
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26th July 2017

Community asset transfer and ownership and the role of Community …

Community asset transfer and ownership and the role of Community Councils Community councils, by Linda Gillespie 26.07.17   Over recent years, legislation and national policy in Scotland (such as…
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Bulletin Articles
26th July 2017

When will the SNP tackle Scotland’s shaming poverty?

When will the SNP tackle Scotland’s shaming poverty? The Guardian, by Kevin McKenna 26.07.17   The first sparks of social awareness to pierce my comfortable world came early and were delive…
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26th July 2017

Islanders halt £4.25m Ulva sale with community buyout plan

Islanders halt £4.25m Ulva sale with community buyout plan Herald Scotland, by David Ross 26.07.17   The £4.25 million sale of the island of Ulva has been put on hold while islanders …
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Bulletin Articles
26th July 2017

Concept of Interbeing

Concept of Interbeing  Thich Nhat Hanh 26.07.17   If you are a poet, you will see clearly that there is a cloud floating in this sheet of paper. Without a cloud, there will be no rain; witho…
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Bulletin Articles
26th July 2017

20 YRS of GalGael – Live stream

20 YRS of GalGael - Live stream GalGael 26.07.17…
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Bulletin Articles
26th July 2017

Scotland is ripe for social business, so let’s be bold

Scotland is ripe for social business, so let’s be bold The Scotsman, by Alastair Davis 26.07.17   For a long time, entrepreneurs in Scotland have been faced with a potentially conflicting c…
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Senscot Bulletin
21st July 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 21.07.17

Dear members and friends,Watching the film ‘To Sir with Love’ on Sunday – I was surprised how much it affected me.  Made in 1967, it’s about Sidney Poitier as a temporar…
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21st July 2017

The SENs: Friday 21st July 2017

The Scottish Government has announced that public bodies in Scotland will be required to put reducing poverty and inequality at the heart of their decision making, the first government in the UK to co…
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Bulletin Articles
19th July 2017

GIG Economy – Bulletin comments

GIG Economy - Bulletin comments  Andy Milne 19.07.17   I'm not sure if you carry comments in reply but I wanted to offer a couple on the item which I have copied below.    I want t…
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Bulletin Articles
19th July 2017

Rupert Murdoch ‘could use Sky data trove for political ends’

Rupert Murdoch ‘could use Sky data trove for political ends’ The Guardian, by Carole Cadwalladr 19.07.17   One of the “largest and most sophisticated datasets in the country&rdq…