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21st August 2017

The SENs: Friday 18th August 2017

One of the early interventions of the Social Enterprise Action Plan includes a series of Social Innovation Masterclasses which will be delivered by Scottish Enterprise. Senscot is working with Scottis…
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Senscot Bulletin
18th August 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 18.08.17

Dear members and friends, In Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Prospero reflects on his retirement: ‘where every third thought shall be my grave’. While I don’t count the frequency &…
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Bulletin Articles
17th August 2017

Scotland Your Scotland

Scotland Your Scotland Bella Caledonia, by Andrew O Hagan 16.08.17   “The Union hasn’t been saved, it’s over” argues Andrew O’Hagan in his Scotland Your Scotland key…
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Bulletin Articles
16th August 2017

When the President Is Un-American

When the President Is Un-American The New York Times, by Paul Krugman 14.08.17 Remember back in 2008, when Sarah Palin used to talk about the “real America”? She meant rural and small-town…
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16th August 2017

Scottish government urged to review drugs policy as drug-related …

Scottish government urged to review drugs policy as drug-related fatalities double in a decade The Independent, by Emma Goddard 16.08.17 The Scottish government must do more to end “the avoidabl…
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16th August 2017

The Sutherland Clearances: Scotland’s tragedy brought brill…

The Sutherland Clearances: Scotland's tragedy brought brilliantly to life The Herald, by James Hunter 07.11.2015 A 10ft bronze statue, depicting a family of four leaving their Highland home stands in …
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16th August 2017

Reversing the Clearances bit by bit

Reversing the Clearances bit by bit BBC News, by Jackie O'Brien 14.08.17   A new phase of Highland history is unfolding in Sutherland as land still owned by the family of the man blamed for the H…
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16th August 2017

The collapse of the local press: a disaster facing local democrac…

The collapse of the local press: a disaster facing local democracy Byline.com. by David Hencke 06.08.17   I recently wrote a piecefor the National Union of Journalists campaign,Local News Matters…
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16th August 2017

The Big Interview: Edel Harris, chief of Cornerstone

The Big Interview: Edel Harris, chief of Cornerstone The Scotsman, by Emma Newlands 12.08.17   When she was named EY Scotland Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 overall winner at a glittering awards c…
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15th August 2017

Social Co-operatives in Scotland

If/when the day comes when I require practical assistance to continue living in this cottage – I would much prefer that it was provided by a social enterprise co-operative than a for-profit comp…
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Bulletin Articles
15th August 2017

Urban Lyric

Urban Lyric  The gaunt lady of the service wash stands on the threshold and blinks in the sunlight.  Her face is yellow in its frizz of hair and yet she smiles as if she were fortunate. …
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15th August 2017

About Elaine Fenstein

Elaine Feinstein   Elaine Feinstein (b.1930) is from Bootle, Lancashire and was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge. She has worked as an editor, a university lecturer and a journalist. From 1…