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This week's Senscot Bulletin includes:📢 Feedback from yesterday's SE Ref Group meeting in Perth📝 Latest Senscot Briefing📋 @NHS_HS report on food poverty📝 A look back at the series of @CommHealth_Blog briefings🔥🇬🇧🔥 Update on Brexit➡️senscot.net/senscot-…⬅️ pic.twitter.com/OLMz…

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Senscot Bulletin
29th September 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 29.09.17

Dear members and friends,In the early 1970s – training as a community worker – I first encountered John Bowlby’s ‘attachment theory’: that as infants we need to achieve…
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Bulletin Articles
29th September 2017

Corbyn’s speech was completely undermined by the fact he doesn&…

Corbyn’s speech was completely undermined by the fact he doesn't have a scooby about Scotland The National, by Lesley Riddoch 28.09.17   LET’S not be curmudgeonly. That was a helluva …
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29th September 2017

The SENs: Friday 29th September 2017

This week we publish the second in our series of Senscot Briefings – ‘Sport for Change: Running a Sustainable Facility for Sport and Physical Activity’. Sport for Change reflects a g…
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Bulletin Articles
26th September 2017

Nicola Sturgeon was right to call on Mariano Rajoy to follow the …

Nicola Sturgeon was right to call on Mariano Rajoy to follow the “the shining example” of the Edinburgh Agreement in Spain The Herald Scotland, Iain Macwhirter 24.09.17   On one of my…
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Bulletin Articles
26th September 2017

Black’s Blog: Revolutionary ideas at Hospitalfield House

Black’s Blog: Revolutionary ideas at Hospitalfield House Scottish Housing News 25.09.17   Architect Malcolm Fraser did the impossible at the first Andrew Nicoll Lecture (September 22). He m…
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Bulletin Articles
26th September 2017

Catalans are not alone. Across the world, people yearn to govern …

Catalans are not alone. Across the world, people yearn to govern themselves The Guardian, by Neal Ascherson 24.09.17   It could end really badly in Catalonia. Running out of their own ideas, the …
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Senscot Bulletin
22nd September 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 22.09.17

Dear members and friends,   When I heard, last week, that Susan had died of cancer, aged 70, the decision to attend her funeral was immediate.  For 15 years, from 1976, she was a valued coll…
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22nd September 2017

The SENs: Friday 22nd September 2017

The Draft Programme for our SE Conference at the Westerwood Hotel – on the 7th/8th December 2017 – is now shaping up. “Collaborating towards a Sharing Economy” will a…
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Senscot News
21st September 2017

Senscot Blog: The reality behind the Social Enterprise Census 201…

Senscot Blog: The reality behind the Social Enterprise Census 2017 figures 21.09.07The coverage given to the Scottish SE Census 2017 was inevitable and welcome; having a second, comprehensive dat…
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Bulletin Articles
21st September 2017

Spanish police storm Catalan government buildings to stop indepen…

Spanish police storm Catalan government buildings to stop independence referendum The Independent, by Jon Stone 21.09.17   Spanish national police have stormed ministries and buildings belonging …
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Bulletin Articles
21st September 2017

Spain crisis: ‘stop this radicalism and disobedience,’…

Spain crisis: 'stop this radicalism and disobedience,' PM tells Catalan leaders The Guardian, by Stephen Burgen 21.09.17   Spain’s prime minister has called on Catalan separatist leaders to…
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21st September 2017

Scots are working miracles in their local communities

Scots are working miracles in their local communities The National, by Lesley Riddoch 21.09.17   IS the Scottish Government about to drop plans to bypass councils and hand responsibility and budg…