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18th October 2017

Stop the leaky bucket

David Powell 18.10.17 Although we appear to have woken up to the rip-off economics underpinning the PFI deals that finance our schools and hospitals, Scottish Government's confidence in the private …
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18th October 2017

New employment programme will lead to private sector profits feas…

Third Force News, by Gareth Jones 11.10.17 £76.6m worth of employment contracts going to companies based outside of Scotland or working in partnership with international bodies Private companies…
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18th October 2017

Larger charities must ‘give up some power’, says Shel

Third Sector, by Andy Ricketts 12.10.17 Polly Neate, chief executive of the housing and homelessness charity Shelter, has called on larger charities to give up some of the power they hold in order …
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18th October 2017

Senscot Bulletin – Introduction Extract

May 2009 Week in bed with flu – cough keeps me awake – bit weak - but appetite fine. Between wee dozes, I’ve just finished ‘Italian Shoes’ – a novel by Henning Mankell – loved it. Manke…
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18th October 2017

Henning Mankell: After the Fire review – of death and redem

The Arts Desk by Marina Vaizey 08.10.17 The dour, reclusive disgraced doctor Fredrik Welin has appeared once before in Henning Mankell’s work, in The Italian Shoes. The shoes appear early on in A…
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18th October 2017

‘Severe pressure’ forces Scottish firm Bield to exit …

Carehome, by Angeline Albert 13.10.17 One of Scotland’s largest care home providers has decided shut down its care homes and exit the care home market because of severe financial pressures. Bie…
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Senscot Bulletin
17th October 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 13.10.17

Dear members and friends, There is growing acceptance of the almost 'miraculous' power of music - to reach withdrawn dementia patients.  The late/great Oliver Sacks put it well: “the past, which…
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13th October 2017

The SENs: Friday 13th October 2017

Partnership for Procurement (P4P) is kick starting their roadshow with a trip to Aberdeen on the 30th October.  P4P Roadshow event will be, delivered jointly with Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Sh…
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Bulletin Articles
12th October 2017

Why the First Minister is happy to play the independence waiting …

Why the First Minister is happy to play the independence waiting game The Herald, by Iain Macwhirter 11.10.17   Well, she got there in the end. Some of Nicola Sturgeon’s troops were get…
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12th October 2017

Spain’s welcome step back from the brink

Spain’s welcome step back from the brink Financial Times 11.10.17   Madrid and Catalan separatists have a chance to initiate dialogue.   Carles Puigdemont, the Catalan leader…
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Bulletin Articles
11th October 2017

Glasgow plan to erect Nelson Mandela statue

Glasgow plan to erect Nelson Mandela statue Common Space, by Jack Foster  09.10.17   Fundraiser for Nelson Mandela monument backed by Lord Provost of Glasgow   To mark 100 yea…
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11th October 2017

After centuries of neglect, are Scotland’s islands now on the r…

After centuries of neglect, are Scotland’s islands now on the road to recovery? The Guardian, by Kevin McKenna 08.10.17   On a tiny island beyond the northern fringe of Scotland’s coa…